Who needs to be licensed for plumbing in Wyoming?

Licensing occurs at a local level. Check with your municipality for details.

What are the types of plumbing licenses available in Wyoming?

  • Apprentice Plumber
  • Journeyman Plumber
  • Master Plumber
  • Plumbing Contractor

How do I get my Journeyman Plumbing license in Wyoming?

  1. Complete the 4 years comprehensive, hands-on experience as an apprentice plumber.
  2. Sign up for your Journeyman Plumbers exam on https://wsr.pearsonvue.com/icc/ or call 1-877-234-6082
  3. Once you pass your exam contact the Jurisdiction in which you are interested in obtaining a license are request an application for licensure
    • Jackson
      Town of Jackson Contractor License Application
      PO Box 1687,
      Jackson, Wyoming 83001
      (307) 733-0520
    • Cheyenne
      Building Safety Department
      2101 O'Neil Avenue, room 202
      Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001
      (307) 637-6332

Link to application https://www.cheyennecity.org/DocumentCenter/View/16099

What code is the Wyoming plumbing test based on?

  • International Plumbing Code, 2012
  • International Fuel Gas Code, 2012.

What are the examination fees for a Journeyman plumbers’ license in Wyoming?

 $105

How much does it cost to get a Wyoming journeyman plumber license?

Contact your local municipality for details.

In Cheyenne:

  • Plumbing Contractor - $250
  • Master Plumber - $100
  • Journeyman Plumber - $80
  • Plumbing Apprentice - $20

What does your Wyoming plumber exam prep cover?

  • Administration, Scope and Intent/Purpose
  • Definitions and Symbols
  • Plumbing Math
  • General Regulations
  • Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings
  • Water Heaters
  • Water Supply and Distribution
  • Sanitary Drainage
  • Indirect and Special Waste
  • Vents
  •  Traps, Interceptors, and Separators
  • Storm Drainage
  • Nonpotable Water Systems
  • Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems
  • Appendix E
  • Isometrics
  • Private Sewage Systems
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • Hands-On Practical Application
  • Practice Tests

Bonus Materials

  • Reading and Understanding the Bulletin
  • Books That You Should Have During the Exam
  • Effective Study Techniques

What can I expect from the Wyoming journeyman plumbing exam?

70 Questions

  • 4% - Administration
  • 8% - General Regulations
  • 7% - Fixtures
  • 4% - Water Heaters
  • 13% - Water Supply and Distributions
  • 16% - Sanitary Drainage
  • 20% - Vents
  • 4% - Traps, Interceptors, and Separators
  • 1% - Storm Drainage
  • 23% - Plan Reading

What can I expect from the Wyoming journeyman with gas plumbing exam?

70 Questions

  • 4% - Plumbing Fixtures & Terminology
  • 13% - Plumbing Fundamentals
  • 4% - Traps, Cleanouts, and Interceptors
  • 4% - Special Requirements
  • 14% - Drainage Requirements
  • 14% - Vent Requirements
  • 11% - Water Distribution
  • 14% - Plan and Analysis
  • 20% - Gas 

Is the Wyoming plumber exam open book?

Yes

What should I bring to the Wyoming plumber exams?

2015 International Plumbing Code for both master and journeyman

  1. Reference(s) as listed in this Examination Information Bulletin for the applicable exam—no other reference material will be allowed into the testing center:
    • Bound (original bound book, three-ring binder, or stapled)
    • Notes - written in ink or highlighted in code sections
    • Permanently attached tabs (tabs that can’t be removed without destroying the page)
    • Pencil notes in your references that are highlighted prior to arrival at the test center
    • Photocopies of copyrighted materials are not allowed
  2. Magnifying glass
  3. Eyeglasses, if necessary
  4. Architects’ scale or rule
  5. Battery-operated calculator:
    • Nonprogrammable
    • Not capable of storing examination information
    • No ribbon or paper printing capabilities
  6. Foreign language/English translation dictionaries, if needed 

Where can I take the Wyoming plumber exam?

Pearson Professional Centers - Casper WY
800 Werner Court
Suite 310
Aspen Creek Building
Casper, Wyoming 82601

Sheridan College
1 Whitney Way
PO Box 1500
Sheridan, Wyoming 82801

300 W. Sinclair
Gillette, Wyoming 82718
Western Wyoming College
2500 College Dr. (Room # 2052)
Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902
Knight Hall Basement, Rm 04
Laramie, Wyoming 82071

How do I know if I passed the Wyoming plumber exam?

Results for examinations taken electronically are available immediately after completion of the examination.

Are there accommodations for individuals with special needs during the plumbing licensing exam?

Yes, "Pearson VUE certifies that it shall comply with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need special arrangements for testing, please call 1-800-466-0450 to request special testing services. This telephone number is available for reservations Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. CST. All examination sites have access for candidates with disabilities. "

Does Wyoming offer reciprocity for plumbing licenses?

Check with your local municipality

Is there any way to be waved from the Wyoming plumbing exam?

No

How do I renew my Wyoming plumber license?

Check with your local municipality

What are the renewal fees for my Wyoming journeyman plumber license?

Check with your local municipality.

In Cheyenne:

  • Journeyman Plumber - $15
  • Plumbing Apprentice - $5

Do I need continuing education to maintain my Wyoming plumber license?

No

How often do I have to renew my Wyoming plumber license?

Check with your local municipality.

Who issues the Wyoming plumbing license?

Building Safety Department
2101 O’Neil Avenue, Room 202
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001
Phone: (307) 637-6332
Fax: (307) 637-6366

Useful links:

Wyoming Exam Bulletin
City of Cheyenne Plumber Information

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