Clearance Application Packets

 

ACT 34 PA STATE POLICE BACKGROUND CHECK

APPLICANT PROCEDURES

 

 

Fee:    $22.00 payable to Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

 

Criminal reports may be obtained electronically from the Pennsylvania State Police at https://epatch.state.pa.us/

 

  • Click on “Submit a New Record Check”
  • You will be required to enter a valid credit card, which will be charged $22.00
  • At the bottom of the page click to accept the terms and conditions
  • Click on Individual Request
  • Click continue
  • Complete the files
  • Employment (Reason for Request)
  • Click next
  • Verify the information by clicking proceed
  • Complete the fields and click on enter the request
  • Click finished
  • Click submit and enter the credit card information
  • Once the search results page appears, click on the Control Number to open the details page
  • Click Certification Page to access your official clearance and print

         

 
 
 
 
 

Fee:    Free for Volunteers

 

Criminal reports may be obtained electronically from the Pennsylvania State Police at https://epatch.state.pa.us/

 

  • Click on “New Record Check” (volunteers only)
  • At the bottom of the page click to accept the terms and conditions
  • Complete the files
  • Click next
  • Verify the information by clicking proceed
  • Complete the fields and click on enter the request
  • Click finished
  • Click submit
  • Once the search results page appears, click on the Control Number to open the details page
  • Click Certification Page to access your official clearance and print

ACT 151 CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE – FREE to Volunteers

 

The Child Abuse report application may be obtained electronically at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS

 

  • Create a new account – you will need an email address
  • Click on next
  • Keystone ID: create a username
  • Complete the fields and click on finish
  • Follow the prompts for creating a password
  • Log in
  • You will be required to enter a valid credit card, which will be charged $13.00
  • Click through the continue and next prompts
  • Click on “Create a Clearance Application”
  • Read through and click “Begin” at the bottom of the page
  • Application Purpose:  School Employment
  • Click Next
  • Enter in your name, birthday, gender, “yes” for Social Security Number, email address
  • Complete the remaining sheets by clicking on the “+” to add and then complete the fields
  • Click on next at the bottom of each page
  • You will be walked through the payment process