Fee: $23.85; All applicants will now receive an unofficial copy of their report. Fee is payable to IDEMIA.
The fingerprint-based background check is a multiple-step process, as follows:
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 hours/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.
Service Name: School Districts. Access Code: 1KG6XN
Clearances for NEW EMPLOYEES must have been completed within one year from date of hire.
Important: A VOLUNTEER fingerprint report will not serve for employment purposes and you will need to be reprinted upon hire.
The following three background checks are required:
- Department of Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance
- Pennsylvania State Police Request for Criminal Records Check
- Federal Criminal History Record Information (CHRI)
Find information about obtaining clearances, associated laws and regulations, answers to frequently asked questions, and additional resources below. In addition, consider reviewing 24 P.S. §1-111, as amended, and the Child Protective Services Law concerning background checks, for more information.