Volunteer Clearance Forms

Volunteer Clearance Forms

Please be aware that parents or guardians who volunteer in the school and parents who volunteer to be a field trip chaperone must obtain a prior background check/clearance in advance.

This will be strictly enforced to comply with both district policy and state law to ensure the safety of our students. We sincerely appreciate you understanding and compliance with this policy.

ACT 151 CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE:  As of 7/25/2015, there is no fee for volunteers who apply for this clearance. You may obtain this online athttps://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

ACT 34 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK As of 7/25/2015, there is no fee for volunteers who apply for this clearance. You may obtain this online at https://epatch.state.pa.us


Fee: $22.60; All applicants will now receive an unofficial copy of their report. The fingerprint-based background check is a multiple-step process, as follows:

  1. Registration - The applicant must register prior to going to the fingerprint site. Walk in service is allowed but all applicants are required to complete pre-enrollment in the new Universal Enrollment system. Pre-enrollment can be completed online or over the phone. The registration website is available online 24 hrs/day, seven days per week at https://uenroll.identogo.com. Telephonic registration is available at 1-844-321-2101 Monday through Friday, 8am to 6pm EST. During the pre-enrollment process, all demographic data for the applicant is collected (name, address, etc.) along with notices about identification requirements and other important information.  When registering on-line, an applicant must use the appropriate agency-specific Service Code to ensure they are processed for the correct agency and/or applicant type. (SERVICE CODE: 1KG6XN) Using the correct service code ensures the background check is submitted for the correct purpose.   Fingerprint requests processed through any other agency or purpose cannot be accepted and are not transferable.  If an applicant enters the wrong code by mistake, the incorrect applicant type will appear at the top of the screen.  The applicant should select the “Back to Home” button and begin the process again, by reentering the correct Service Code. If the applicant proceeds with the process under the incorrect code, the pre-enrollment and/or results cannot be transferred to another state agency and the applicant will have to start the process over and pay for the background check again.   

  2. Payment - The applicant will pay a fee of $22.60 for the fingerprint service and to secure an unofficial copy of the Criminal History Record. Major Credit Cards as well as Money orders or cashier’s checks payable to MorphoTrust will be accepted on site for those applicants who are required to pay individually. No cash transactions or personal checks are allowed.   

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