Wyoming CPA Exam & License Requirements

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Wyoming requires 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam and obtain a CPA license. The work experience requirements are pretty standard and require 1 year of public accounting experience verified by an active US CPA. State residency is also required for a Wyoming CPA License.

To be eligible to sit for the CPA exam students must first fulfill these qualifications and requirements:

  1. Minimum age: 18
  2. U.S. Residency Required
  3. State Residency NOT Required

Education Requirements

  1. Bachelor degree or above
  2. 150 credit hours
  3. Accounting courses: 24 semester hours
  4. Business courses: 24 semester hours

WY CPA License Requirements

Same as above.

Work Experience:
1 year of full-time experience in public accounting verified by an active CPA licensee.

Ethics Exam:
You must pass the AICPA ethics exam prior to taking the Wyoming CPA Exam. The cost of the course is $149, or $119 for AICPA members.

Wyoming CPA Exam Fees

The cost to take all four sections of the CPA exam in Wyoming is $743 plus the initial $110 application fee.  The re-examination registration fee is $50.

**Important Note: You should not apply and pay for exam sections that will not be taken within six months because your Notice to Schedule (NTS) in Wyoming expires 6 months after issuance.

Additional CPA Requirements

  1. Pass all 4 sections of the CPA exam with a score of 75% or higher
  2. Complete verified accounting work experience
  3. Pass AICPA Ethics Exam
  4. Fill out and submit all required CPA license application paperwork
  5. Pay the CPA license application fee

WY Exam Information and Resources

Wyoming CPA Exam Forms

Wyoming CPA License FAQ

Wyoming CPA Examination

For more details, please contact:

Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants

2020 Carey Avenue – Suite 702
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0610

Email: [email protected], [email protected]
Phone: 307-777-7551
Fax: 307-777-3796

What’s Next?

Now that you have started the CPA exam application process, your next step is to find a CPA review course that fits your budget, learning style and schedule.
It can take several weeks for your application to be processed so don’t waste that valuable time waiting to hear back from your state board. If you start studying now you will get a nice jump start on the material and will be better prepared to pass your first CPA exam!