PA Criminal Record Check
(Formerly Act 34--$22.00 Fee Required)
Apply online at https://epatch.pa.gov/
PA Child Abuse History Clearance
(Formerly Act 151 - $13.00 Fee Required)
Act 151 Clearances are now available online. You must create an individual account at http://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home Once an account is created, you will be emailed a temporary password. Use this password to log in to the system and, click "Access My Clearances". After reading the instructions, click "Continue" on the bottom right of the screen and then choose "Create Clearance Application". Prospective employees will need to use their own credit/debit card information to pay for the clearance.
Federal Criminal History Record
(Formerly Act 114 - $22.60 Fee Required)
You must obtain an FBI Clearance under the PA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (PDE). No other FBI Clearance will be accepted (Dept of Welfare, Dept of Banking, etc.). You must log on to https://uenroll.identogo.com using the service code 1KG6S7 for the intermediate unit and 1KG6XN for employment with a school district. You will create an account and make an appointment. You will then get a registration ID (which starts with UEP) which you will need to bring with you to be fingerprinted.
(Arrest and Conviction Form - No Cost)
Click below to download file. Form needs completed by applicant and then submitted directly to ARIN IU.
(Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure - No Cost)
Click below to download file. Each candidate must fill out a Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure form for both their current employer AND any former employers where the candidate had direct contact with children. Section I of the forms must be filled out with current/former employer information and turned into ARIN IU.