Clearances


All three clearances must be completed.  Please bring all three clearances to your school orientation.


PA ChildLine Clearance

  1. Go to: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
  2. Click ‘Create individual Account’
  3. Then, click ‘Next’
  4. Create Keystone ID (user name), then click ‘Finish’
  5. Follow instructions and print when received

 

 PA Criminal History Record Check

  1. Go to: https://epatch.state.pa.us
  2. At the middle of the screen, select ‘New Record Check’ (Volunteers Only)
  3. Check the box to ‘accept’ terms to proceed
  4. Complete the first screen and select ‘Next’
  5. Review Information and click ‘Proceed’
  6. Re-enter your information and select ‘Enter this Request’
  7. The screen will reappear, scroll down and select “View Queued Record Check Requests’
  8. Verify your name, select ‘Submit’

Your name and reference number should appear.  Click the ‘Control #’ by your name, then click ‘Certification Form’ and print the clearance, it should have the state seal in the background.

 

FBI National Criminal Record Check

  1. Go to: https://www.pa.cogentid.com or call 1-888-439-2486 Mon – Fri 8:00 am–6:00 pm
  2. Click ‘Department of Education’ box
  3. To the right of the screen select ‘Register Online’
  4. Click ‘Notice” then click ‘Continue’
  5. Click ‘Dissemination Disclaimer’ then click ‘Continue’  
  6. Reason Fingerprinted select ‘School Districts’
  7. Enter information and click ‘Next’. 
  8. Enter Credit Card information for payment of $27 and click ‘Pay’
  9. You will need to print the receipt and take it to your nearest fingerprinting location.


Fingerprinting Locations


Mail N Ship 4 U
96 Commerce Drive
Wyomissing, PA 19610
610-376-3805
Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Sun closed
No Appointment Necessary


Berks County Intermediate Unit
1111 Commons Blvd. 
Reading, PA 19605
610-987-8264
Mon 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tues-Fri 11:30 am to 4:00 pm
Check for summer hours
Appointments Preferred


Berks Visiting Nurse Association 
(Home Health Care Management)

1170 Berkshire Blvd

Wyomissing, PA 19610

610-378-0481 ext. 3153

Mon: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Tue, Thurs: 7:00am to 2:30 pm

Wed, Fri: 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

1st Saturday: 8:00 am to noon *by appointment*


Business Link Print Pack and Ship
312 W Main Street
Kutztown, PA 19530
610-683-9575  

Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Sun closed
No Appointment Necessary 


School Orientation Checklist


Please bring a copy of each of the three clearances to your School Orientation to turn in to school staff. Clearance copies must be on file before you may begin to volunteer.


1. . PA Child Abuse History Clearance (ChildLine)



2. PA Criminal History (State Police) Clearance




3. PA Criminal History Clearance FBI Criminal History Background Clearance