How to Get a Work Permit in Wyoming

Getting a work permit in Wyoming is much easier than most teens think, but the entire process can be pretty confusing if you've never done it before. Because of this, we've created this page which outlines everything you need to know about getting a work permit in Wyoming.  If you're under the age of 16, a work permit is required to work part-time at any company, so follow what we've outlined here and you can get a job in no time.

Minimum Working Age in Wyoming

The state with the lowest population in the United States, Wyoming is known for its wide open spaces. Though the population is low, there are plenty of young people who are interested in obtaining work, and minors aged 14 and up are able to seek employment in the state of Wyoming. Those who are interested in working merely need to find employment; no work permit is needed for minors residing in the state. As the federal government does not require work permits, minors living in Wyoming do not have to obtain one prior to seeking employment. Though there is no requirement for a work permit, employers have to follow teen labor laws; click here for more information on teen labor laws in Wyoming.

Applying For a Work Permit in Wyoming

The state of Wyoming does not require work permits for minors seeking employment.

Transferring Work Permits in Wyoming

As the state of Wyoming does not require work permits, this is not applicable.

Employer Responsibility With Work Permits in Wyoming

While employers will not have to obtain work permits from those under the age of 18 that they hire, they must follow teen labor laws as noted above.