Wyoming CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

150 Semester Hours Required to Sit for the Exam? Yes
Minimum Degree Required: Baccalaureate

Additional Educational Requirements

  • Baccalaureate with 24 semester hours or
  • Baccalaureate with 150 semester hours which includes 24 hours in upper division accounting and 24 hours in business courses
  • Educational requirements must be completed no later than 90 days after the actual date the candidate took the first exam section


Applicants who initially qualified for the exam before January 1, 2012 may continue to apply for re-exam after January 1, 2012 but must meet either 150 semester hours and one year of work experience or complete 4 years of work experience to qualify for certification.

Resident of WY or regularly employed in WY or graduate of University of Wyoming.

Residency Requirements

U.S. Citizenship Required: No
Applicant must be a resident, employee, OR have office in the state? Yes

Age Requirements

Age Minimum: 18

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Wyoming CPA Exam Requirements exam fees

Initial Application Fee: $110
Audit: $187.40
Financial: $187.40
Regulation: $167.55
Business: $167.55
Total: $819.90

Special Fees: Re-exam fee of $50.00, regardless of the number of sections requested

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Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants
2020 Carey Avenue - Suite 702
Cheyenne, WY 82002-0610

Web: sites.google.com/a/wyo.gov/wyoming-cpa/
Phone: 307-777-7551
Fax: 307-777-3796

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Wyoming CPA Exam Requirements Application Process

  • Review exam requirements

    To sit for the CPA exam as a first-time four-part candidate in Wyoming, follow these steps: You must be a resident of Wyoming, be regularly employed in the State, or a University of Wyoming graduate, and you will need:

    1. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with 24 hours in Accounting, or

    2. Have completed 150 credit hours of college education including a Bachelor’s degree with 24 hours in upper-division Accounting courses and 24 hours in business courses.

    Note: Educational requirements must be completed no later than 90 days after the actual date the candidate took the first exam section.

  • Submit your exam application, enroll in Becker
    If you meet the requirements, complete the Application Form package available online and submit the application, with the $110 fee, to the Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants. The application package will also include a section in which you will indicate the parts of the exam for which you intend to sit. At this time you should also begin planning your study approach by making inquiries into CPA reviews available in your area. The Becker CPA Review offers classes live or online to accommodate the needs of all candidates.
  • Request and forward your transcripts
    Contact any educational institutions attended and request that transcripts be forwarded to the State Board for their evaluation. If you do not expect any problems in processing your application it is best to make plans to start your review at this time. The Becker CPA Review will significantly increase your chances of passing the exam.
  • Pay your exam fees
    After the candidate application has been processed, a payment coupon will be sent to the applicant. The exam fees for all four parts will total $709.20 and are payable to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) within a 90-day period. Once NASBA has received full payment, a Notice to Schedule will be issued to the candidate.
  • Schedule your exam
    Your NTS allows you to start scheduling your exams. You can sit for the exam parts in any sequence so you can plan your reviews to coincide with your exam scheduling. The most efficient approach is to sit for two parts in each exam window; however, exam fees paid for parts not taken are not refundable. Exam times are scheduled with Prometric and can be set up online at www.prometric.com/cpa. You can take the exam at a site in Casper or any other Prometric location that is convenient to you.