Which clearance should I submit first?
The PA State Police Criminal Record Check (Form SP4-164) must be completed and processed to submit for the PA Child Abuse History Clearance (Form CY-113).
How do I submit for the PA State Police Criminal Record Check?
You may complete the PA State Police Criminal Record Check online at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp and print the Record Check Certification
How do I submit for the Child Abuse History Clearance?
Create an account and submit an electronic application through the Department of Human Services at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public.home. You will be able to receive immediate access to your results or the status of your results if your results cannot be processed immediately.
How do I submit for the FBI fingerprint criminal record check?
You must register online (under the Department of Public Welfare) at www.pa.cogentid.com or by phone at 1-888-439-2486 for the FBI fingerprint based record check. Then go to a local fingerprinting site for an electronic fingerprint scan.
How do I get my DMV 3-Year Driver Record?
Complete the form at http://www.dmv.state.pa.us/pdotforms/dl_forms/dl-503.pdf. Alternatively, you can mail the Request for Driver Information From (Form DL-503) to:
Bureau of Driver Licensing
Driver Record Services
P.O. Box 68695
Harrisburg, PA 17106-8695
How long does it take for the clearances to be processed?
Processing takes 3-6 weeks from the date of submission. You may begin your service after all clearance requests have been submitted for processing.
What do I do with the clearances when I receive them?
When you receive each of the four original record certifications and reports, submit them to the Volunteer Coordinator. After viewing the original documents, they will then copy them and return them to you.