Employment Clearance Requirements

Click on the following links to go directly to the registration pages for Act 34, Act 151 and Act 114 clearances.

Act 34 – The Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check (Fee: $8)

The PA State Police use a web-based computer application for which you must use a credit card to pay the fee. The results will not be mailed. You must return to the ePatch site and print your criminal history check results.

Act 151 – Child Abuse Report (Fee: $8)

The Child Welfare Portal is a web-based computer application for which you must use a credit card to pay the fee. You rwill receive an email when your clearance report is complete. You must return to the Child Welfare Portal and print your Child Abuse Clearance results.

For status of a request, please call the Department of Public Welfare, Childline and Abuse Registry at (717) 783-6211

Act 114 – FBI Criminal History Report (Fee: $28.75)

Applicants MUST register prior to going to an approved fingerprint site. To register, call Cogent at 888-439-2486 or go to their Web site and register online.

After fingerprinting is complete, you must present the confirmation page (showing your Registration ID#) to the Superintendent’s Office so your FBI results can be accessed via the Cogent electronic system.