Engineering Licensing Compliance Guide

Engineering Licensing Compliance

Wyoming Engineering Industry Licensing

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Licensing requirements for engineering industry firms and individuals in Wyoming.

This page provides an overview of engineering industry licensing in Wyoming for individuals and firms. You will find state requirements, application fees, filing instructions, and more. For assistance with licensing, please contact us to learn about our software and managed license services.

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Company Licenses

Wyoming Engineering Company Licenses

Wyoming Firm Registration

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Law:

WY Stat. § 33-29-602

Eligible Entity Types:
  • Business Corporations
  • Professional Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Partnerships
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Ownership Requirements:

Business Corporations:

  • Officers and directors need not be licensed, but the corporation must appoint a Wyoming licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in Wyoming.

Professional Corporations:

  • All shareholders must be licensed in a professional service performed by the firm.

Limited Liability Companies:

  • Members and managers need not be licensed, but the LLC must appoint a Wyoming licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in Wyoming.

Partnerships:

  • Partners need not be licensed, but the partnership must appoint a Wyoming licensed individual to be responsible for all professional activities undertaken by the firm in Wyoming.
Fact Checked:5/28/20

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Business Entity Authorization

Instructions:

Instructions

Agency Fee:

$75

Before you Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  • Identify a Wyoming licensed engineer to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's engineering activities in Wyoming.

Foreign Applicants:

  • Identify a Wyoming licensed engineer to act as the individual in responsible charge of the firm's engineering activities in Wyoming.
  • Obtain a certificate of good standing from your business entity's home state (to be filed during the foreign qualification process). The certificate cannot be more than 60 days old when filing foreign qualification documents.
How to Apply:

Domestic Applicants:

  1. File entity formation documents with the Wyoming Secretary of State - Business Division.
  2. Obtain a certificate of good standing (to file with the license application) for your entity from the Secretary of State. Use the entity search feature to look up your entity's filing ID, then generate a certificate on this page using the ID.
  3. File an Application for Business Entity Authorization with the Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors.

Foreign Applicants:

  1. Determine whether or not your entity will need to foreign qualify in Wyoming. If the firm determines that they do not require foreign qualification, the Board of Engineers will require explicit approval from the Secretary of State before a firm license is granted.
  2. File foreign qualification documents with the Wyoming Secretary of State - Business Division.
  3. Obtain a certificate of good standing (to file with the license application) for your entity from the Secretary of State. Use the entity search feature to look up your entity's filing ID, then generate a certificate on this page using the ID.
  4. File an Application for Business Entity Authorization with the Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors.
Fact Checked:5/28/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

Renewal for Business Entity Authorization

Agency Fee:

$90

Due:

By December 31 of the year following initial licensure and biennially thereafter.

Fact Checked:4/15/20

Amendment

Form:

Business Entities Amended Application

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Within 30 days of the effective date of the change.

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Reinstatement

Form:

Business Entities Renewal Form

Agency Fee:

$90 fee + $15 per month license was expired.

Notes:

Firms may reinstate up to 2 years of an expired license. Licenses that are expired for more than two years cannot be reinstated and license holders should apply for a new license.

Fact Checked:11/5/19

Wyoming Geology Firm License

Not required



Geology Firm licensure is not required on the State level in Wyoming.

More information: Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists

Registration Not Required

Not required



Individual Licenses

Wyoming Individual Engineering Licenses

Wyoming Engineer Intern Certification

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:7/3/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Intern Certification

Agency Fee:

$50

Fact Checked:11/2/18

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Wyoming Geologist-in-Training Certification

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists
Fact Checked:8/20/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Licensing

Agency Fee:

$35

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$25

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Wyoming Professional Engineer License

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:7/3/18

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Professional Licensure

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:11/2/18

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$90

Due:

First renewal is due by December 31 of the year following initial licensure. Thereafter, biennially by December 31.

Original Ink:Not required
Notarize:Not required
Fact Checked:11/2/18

Wyoming Professional Geologist License

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Geologists
Fact Checked:8/20/19

Initial Registration

Form:

Application for Licensing

Agency Fee:

$75

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$90

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Wyoming Professional Surveyor License

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$100

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Registration Renewal

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$90

Due:

By December 31 of the year following issuance of the license and every 2 years thereafter.

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Wyoming Surveying Intern Certification

Agency:Wyoming Board of Professional Engineers and Professional Land Surveyors
Fact Checked:6/4/19

Initial Registration

Filing Method:

Online

Agency Fee:

$50

Fact Checked:6/3/19

Renewal Not Required

Not required



Learn about engineering licensing in other states:

Design Firm - Engineering firm registration is sometimes grouped with architecture and land surveying on a single “design firm” application form.

EI (Engineering Intern) - A term also used to describe an Engineer in Training.

EIT (Engineer in Training) - A professional designation granted upon having completed at least 3 years of school at an ABET-accredited university and having passed the FE exam.

FE (Fundamentals of Engineering) - An exam testing on basic engineering principles that is required to become an engineer in training.

PE (Professional Engineer or 'Principles and Practice in Engineering') - Means either Professional Engineer or refers to the Principles and Practice in Engineering exam that is a prerequisite for an engineering license.

Reciprocity - When a licensed engineer in one state can provide documentation (often an NCEES Record) to more easily apply for a license in another jurisdiction.

Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
Accrediting board that sets standards for university programs in a variety of applied science disciplines.

American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
Engineering, architecture, and land surveying advocacy group.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Organization that provides continuing education, professional conferences, and advocacy efforts to the civil engineering community.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Mechanical engineering organization that focuses on education and professional development.

Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC)
Reviews accreditation requirements and makes final decisions regarding the accreditation process.

National Council of Examiners for Engineering & Surveying (NCEES)
Develops, administers, and scores the exams used for engineering licenses.

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
NSPE is an advocacy group for professional engineers.

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