CNA License Reciprocity in Wyoming

To ensure a smooth transition as you consider working as a travel CNA in Wyoming or moving to Wyoming, understanding CNA reciprocity in the state is crucial. This process allows you to transfer your out-of-state CNA license to Wyoming seamlessly. In the following, we’ll explain the specific requirements and steps for an out-of-state CNA license transfer to Wyoming, enabling you to navigate the license reciprocity process with ease.

Transferring your license to Wyoming using reciprocity requires you to already have a CNA license in another state. If you’re looking to register your first CNA certification on the Wyoming Registry, read our page about how to get on the Wyoming CNA Registry.

CNA license reciprocity in Wyoming


Amount: $120
Details: Administrative fee and DCI background fee


Yes, you must fingerprint cards at your local law enforcement agency. Fingerprints must be on two (2) “blue” FBI cards. Return completed cards to WSBN for processing


Online application: Yes, see here
Form: No

How to

Fill in the online form

  1. Create an account with the Nurse Portal
  2. Complete the account registration
  3. Click on “apply for license” at the top right corner of the first box “Your Licenses with Wyoming”
  4. Under “CNA Endorsement Application” click on “CNA”
  5. Complete the application
  6. Pay the fees and submit your application with all supporting documentation as indicated in the form
  7. Enclose a copy of your current CNA certification Fax or mail the documents (do not email!) – see below for details
  8. Mail to the WSBN two (2) completed FBI Fingerprint cards (see above) – you must include “CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK” as reference
  9. Mail or fax:
    • A copy of your social security card
    • Another form of lawful presence (driver’s license, birth certificate, passport, or other items listed on the application)

Processing time: 45-60 days

Employer input required?


Current state input required?


Methods of filing

Online application: Yes
Email: No
Fax: Yes, (307) 777-3519
Mail: Yes, WSBN 130 Hobbs Ave, Suite B, Cheyenne, WY 82002

Support contact

Call: 307-777-7601

Official website

Information last updated in

October 2023

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