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Links to Obtain Clearances

Paid Employees need all three clearances.

Volunteers need only the Child Abuse and State Police Clearance.  The FBI fingerprint clearance is not required for volunteers.

Everyone needs the PDE 6004.

Links work best through Google Chrome 

ACT 151 PA CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE - ($8)  [FREE for Volunteers]:  https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS/public/home

Follow the instructions to create a Keystone ID account.  You must use an alpha character when you create your account.  (Example: N241968).  You will receive an email when your clearance is processed and must then print your certificate.  If you are a PAID employee, the volunteer clearance is not acceptable. 


ACT 34 PA STATE POLICE REQUEST FOR CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK - ($22)  [FREE for Volunteers]https://epatch.state.pa.us
If you are a PAID employee, the volunteer clearance is not acceptable.  You will receive immediate results and may print your clearance certificate.  Or you can also provide us with your control number, name, and date of submission so that we can access the clearance.


FBI FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE - ($22.60):  https://www.uenroll.identogo.com/
Register online at the above link or by phone at 1-844-321-2101.  You will pay on-site at the fingerprint location of your choice. (see below)  After you are fingerprinted, provide us with your UEID Universal Enrollment ID number so we can print the clearance.  This clearance is NOT required for VOLUNTEERS. 

Community Action Partnership for Somerset County - Tableland
535 E. Main St. #1
Somerset, PA  15501
Tues - Wed - Thurs from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM  (Schedule an appointment time when you register.)

The Learning Lamp 
2025 Bedford St.
Johnstown, PA  15904
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 2:30 or Thurs evening 5:00 - 7:00 PM
(Schedule an appointment or walk-in.)

For additional information or FAQs on fingerprinting services, please visit the Idemia supplier website at https://www.identigo.com/locations/pennsylvania or https://www.uenroll.identogo.com/


PDE 6004 Act 24 Arrest/Conviction Report (no cost):  Arrest or Conviction Report
Act 24 contains a number of changes to Section 111 of the School Code.  School employees are required to report to the School Administrator within seventy-two (72) hours any arrest or conviction of an offense listed in Section 111(e) that occurs after September 28, 2011.