Pennsylvania Clearances

  • ***Volunteer Update***

    FBI Federal Criminal History Records

    IdentoGO is Pennsylvania's new vendor for digital fingerprinting. You can register and be fingerprinted at an IdentoGO location. You do not need an appointment to be fingerprinted, but you must pre-register. Once you are registered, you may visit any location during operating hours. All school volunteers must now obtain a volunteer Service Code from the PA Dept. of Human Services (DHS). To obtain a volunteer Service Code, individuals must contact DHS at 1-877-371-5422 or

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  • PA State Police Criminal Record Request

    The Pennsylvania State Police has also established a web-based computer application called “Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History,” (PATCH) Using this system, a requestor can apply for a criminal background check on an individual.

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  • Child Abuse History Clearance

    The Child Welfare Information Service provides a means for individuals to apply for PA Child Abuse History Clearance online and for mandated reporters to report child abuse in Pennsylvania.

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