Daycare License Requirements for Wyoming

    Worker requirements

    Must be at least 19 years old and have a high school diploma or GED certificate or 6 months documented prior work experience in day care or 5 clock hours of day care training or a professional credential from a nationally-recognized organization.

    Provider / Child Ratio

    Age RangeRatio For Center-based Care
    0 – 2 years(1:5)
    2 – 3 years(1:8)
    3 – 4 years(1:10)
    4 – 5 years(1:15)
    5 – 6 years(1:20)
    6 years and older(1:25)
    Mixed age groupratio for youngest child in group
    Age RangeRatio For Family Child Care
    All ages(1:6)[includes provider’s own preschool age children; infant care limited to 2 unless another adult is present, then infant capacity can be increased to 5]

    Department of Family Services
    Division of Early Childhood
    2300 Capitol Avenue
    Hathaway Building, 3rd Floor
    Cheyenne, WY 82002-0490
    Phone: 307-777-5491
    Fax: 307-777-3659
    Web site:

    Rules for child care facilities

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