Board of Certified Public Accountants

Original Certificate

Any person who is a resident or is regularly employed in Wyoming, has passed the CPA examination as a Wyoming candidate or transfer candidate, has completed the education requirements (based on transcripts evidencing education credits earned), the work experience requirements, has completed an approved ethics exam, is providing accounting services, and does not hold a certificate in any other state, is eligible for an original active Wyoming certificate.

Original Certificate Application Information-$225

  1. Complete the Original Certificate Application; and

  2. Complete the Verification of Lawful Presence form and attach copies of the appropriate identification; and

  3. Complete the AICPA's 8-hour approved ethics course Professional Ethics: AICPA’s Comprehensive Course for licensure and include a copy of the certificate of completion; and

  4. Verify your experience by:

      • Experience completed under the supervision of an active CPA: Complete the top portion of the Employer Affirmation form and provide the form to your employer to complete and send directly to the Board office; or

      • Equivalent Experience completed under the supervision of a non CPA:

  5. Provide Exam Scores and Transcripts (as needed):

  6. Pay the applicable fee- $225

    • For the applicants’ convenience, the Board has made available two different means of submitting the application fee and the completed application.

      • Paying with a Credit Card: Use the “Make a Payment” link to submit the appropriate application fee. The completed application, Verification of Lawful Presence, and AICPA Certificate of Completion should then be submitted the same day by scanning and emailing it to

      • Paying with Check: Send the check (personal, business, and cashiers), payable to the Wyoming Board of CPAs along with the completed application, Verification of Lawful Presence, and AICPA Certificate of Completion to the Board office at 325 West 18th Street, Suite 4, Cheyenne, WY 82002.

Application Submission Instructions

  • Application packets may be submitted electronically by email to and paid by credit card using the Make A Payment link above; or

  • Application packets may be mailed to the Board office and must include a check.

  • Employer Affirmation, Official Transcripts (if required), and Authorization for Interstate Exchange (if required) must be sent directly to the Board staff either electronically to or by mail.

*Holders are required to renew certificates (October-December) online by accessing their renewal on their online individual dashboard on the Online Portal for Application and Licensure (OPAL) system. We will send you a reminder on October 1st when the online renewal is available. *