To access State License Application: Click on a specific facility type listed below to access licensing information and a license application for that facility type.
Reminder: if you choose to submit an application electronically, be sure to include all required documents.
(If you are unable to download an application, please request the application via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Adult Day Care Facility – any facility not otherwise certified by the Wyoming Department of Health, engaged in the business of providing activities of daily living support and supervision services programming based on a social model, to four or more persons 18 years of age or older with physical and mental disabilities.
Adult Foster Care Home – a home where care is provided for up to five adults who are not related to the provider by blood, marriage, or adoption in need of long-term care in a homelike atmosphere. Resident clients in the home shall have private rooms, which may be shared with spouses, and shall have individual handicapped accessible bathrooms. “Adult foster homes” does not include any residential facility otherwise licensed or funded by the state of Wyoming.
Ambulatory Surgical Center – a facility that provides surgical treatment to patients not requiring hospitalization and is not part of a hospital or an office of private physicians, dentists, or podiatrists.
Assisted Living Facility – a dwelling operated by any person, firm, or corporation engaged in providing limited nursing care; personal care; and boarding home care, but not habilitative care, for persons not related to the owner of the facility. This definition may include facilities with secured units and facilities dedicated to the special care and services for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia conditions.
Birthing Center – any health facility, place, professional office, or institution that is not a hospital or in a hospital and where births are planned to occur away from the mother’s residence following normal uncomplicated pregnancy.
Boarding Home – a dwelling or rooming house operated by any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of operating a home for the purpose of letting rooms for rental, and providing meals and personal daily living care, but not habilitative or nursing care, for persons not related to the owner. Boarding home does not include a lodging facility or apartment in which only room and board is provided.
Community Mental Health Center
Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility
Critical Access Hospital – a hospital that meets the criteria required by the Wyoming State Rural Health Plan and rules for designation of critical access hospitals.
End Stage Renal Dialysis Center – a freestanding facility for treatment of kidney diseases.
Federally Qualified Health Center
Freestanding Diagnostic Testing Center – a mobile, relocatable, or transportable facility capable of providing a wide array of outpatient diagnostic testing services and minimally invasive procedures.
Home Health Agency – an agency primarily engaged in arranging and directly providing nursing or other healthcare services to persons at their residence.
Hospice Program – a program of care for the terminally ill and their families given in a home or health facility that provides medical, palliative, psychological, spiritual, and supportive care and treatment.
Hospital – an institution or a unit in an institution providing one or more of the following to patients by or under the supervision of organized medical staff: (1) Diagnostic and therapeutic services for medical diagnosis, treatment, and care of injured, disabled, or sick persons; (2) Rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons; (3) Acute care; (4) Psychiatric care; (4) Swing beds.
Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) – a facility that provides on a regular basis health-related care and training to individuals with intellectual disabilities or persons with related conditions who do not require the degree of care and treatment of a hospital or nursing facility and services above the need of a boarding home.
Medical Assistance Facility – a facility that provides inpatient care to ill or injured persons prior to their transportation to a hospital, or provides inpatient care to persons needing care for a period of no longer than 60 hours, and is located more than 30 miles from the nearest Wyoming hospital.
Nursing Care Facility (Nursing Home) – an institution that is a skilled nursing facility (SNF) or a nursing facility (NF) which is licensed and meets the requirements of the rules.
Outpatient Physical Therapy/Speech Pathology Facility
Rehabilitation Facility – an outpatient facility operated for the primary purpose of assisting the rehabilitation of disabled persons by providing comprehensive medical evaluations and services, psychological and social services, or vocation evaluations and training, or any combination of these services, and in which the major portion of the services is furnished within the facility.