FAQ'S

How can I check the status of my application?

You may check the status of your application by calling or emailing the Board office.  (307) 777-6155/6156 or wyopepls@wyo.gov

Are handwritten applications accepted?

No, all applications must be filled out electronically, printed, and mailed in.  All applications that are handwritten will be returned.

How long will you hold my application?

Rules, Chapter 3, Section 7 (vi) “If an applicant makes no attempt to complete his/her application within six (6) months from the date of original application, his/her application will be canceled with neither prejudice nor refund of fee.”

Are all licensees required to have the evidence of lawful presence form?

Yes. Rules, Chapter 3, Section 7 (v) “Complete and submit evidence of lawful presence in the United States.”

How can I request my verification of examination or licensure?

Wyoming participates in the electronic system through NCEES.  Please have your request submitted through your account at: https://account.ncees.org/login

Do you accept electronic transcripts or references?

Yes, but they must come directly from the institution or reference themselves.  They may submit to: wyopepls@wyo.gov

I am or was a University of Wyoming student and would like my intern certification, how do I request that information?

After taking and passing the Fundamentals of Engineering examination (FE) and you have graduated from the University with your BS in engineering, you may request your transcripts sent directly to the Board office.  You will need to call or email (307) 777-6155/6156 or wyopepls@wyo.gov to check on the status of your University of Wyoming application and update your address.

I am not a University of Wyoming graduate how do I apply for my intern certification?

Once you have taken and passed the Fundamentals of Engineering examination (FE) you may apply by making application with the Board’s “Intern Certification” application.

When applying for my surveying intern certification OR my professional surveying license; do I need to fill out the education requirement form?

All but the following two (2) degrees are required to send in an education requirement form.

Exempt from the education requirement form:

Bachelors of Surveying   
Associate of Surveying Technology

I do not have my four (4) years of professional experience; can I still take the professional exams in Wyoming?

Yes, Wyoming is a decoupled state, meaning you do not need to take the examination prior to the four (4) years of experience.  Please file the “Early Examination” application.

I am ready to take my professional examination and I have my four (4) years of experience, which application should I file with Wyoming?

Please file the “Professional Exam and PhD” application. 

I have had discipline in the past, am I still able to apply for licensure based on your 15-Year Comity Pathway?

No.  All comity applications fall under Wyoming State Statutes 33-29-406 (a)(i) and (b)(i) “the applicant has not been disciplined by another jurisdiction”

Are there other states that will accept my professional license based on the PhD Pathway?

At this time there are not any other states that will accept this license via comity or reciprocity.  

Is a firm required to make application for a professional firm license?

Yes, all firms offering to work in Wyoming must file application for licensure with the Board prior to offering to work in Wyoming.

Our firm is in the process of making application with Wyoming, may we send in our firm application before our professional has completed their application process?

No, the firm must have a Wyoming licensed professional on staff prior to mailing in application for the firm license.

Does Wyoming require the firms Articles of Incorporation with my current state or the Certificate of Authority filed with the Secretary of State in Wyoming?

The Wyoming Board cannot make that determination, the firm must inquire with the Wyoming Secretary of State Corporations Division at: (307) 777-7311.
http://governor.wy.gov