Wyoming Mental Health Professions Licensing Board
Effective July 1, 2021 all applicants will need to include fingerprints as part of their application in accordance with W.S. 33-38-105(j) and 7-19-201(a)(xxx).
Fingerprint Instructions for applications - You must complete and submit TWO (2) FD-258 fingerprint cards.
Which application do you need?
Application processing time is approximately 2-3 weeks, after the Board receives all materials to complete your application. This does not include the time for the background check report to be returned to the office which is currently an additional 4-5 weeks.
Please be sure your application reflects your legal name and that all supporting documents that are submitted on your behalf also reflect your legal name.
If your supporting documents start showing up before we receive your application, don't worry! We have a process in place to hold those until your application is received.
Please note, the Board cannot accept any application that is emailed or faxed to the office.
Are you a new master's degree graduate looking to apply for your provisional license? Click here
Do you have a Wyoming provisional license and are ready to apply for full licensure? Click here
Do you have a master's degree in a mental health field and need to apply for licensure? Click here
Do you already have a mental health license and need to apply for the Licensed Addictions Therapist as a second license? Click here
Do you have an associate's or bachelor's degree in a mental health field and need to apply for certification? Click here
Have you held a license or certification in Wyoming that has expired and want to reapply? Click here
Do you have an active certification or license in another state and want to apply for the same in Wyoming? Click here
Do you have a baccalaureate degree in a human behavioral discipline with supervised experience in addictions and want to apply for your CAP? Click here
Those wishing to apply as a Certified Mental Health Worker, Click here and use the new certification application.
Has your license or certificate been revoked, surrendered, suspended, conditioned, or restricted and you know wish to have it reinstated? Click here
National Practitioner Data Bank Query
The Board queries the National Practitioner Data Bank when applicants and licensees submit new and renewal applications in order to determine whether any other state has reported an adverse action against a licensed mental health professionals or any healthcare related field. By submitting this application and by remaining licensed with the Board, you agree that the Board may submit these queries and take appropriate disciplinary action based on information these queries reveal.
The Counseling Compact allows eligible licensed counselors an alternative method for providing services in other compact member states. If you are interested in learning more about the Counseling Compact, including any rules that are open for public comment, please use the following link: https://counselingcompact.org/compact-commission/