Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Apr. 30, 2016
Jul. 24, 2016
Oct. 31, 2015
Document Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name WPCS INTERNATIONAL INC    
Entity Central Index Key 0001086745    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Apr. 30, 2016    
Amendment Flag false    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --04-30    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company    
Entity Public Float     $ 3,609,720
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Trading Symbol WPCS    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,706,159