All applicants must possess the following clearances dated within one year of application or employment:
- Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearances (Act 151)
- Pennsylvania Criminal Record Checks (Act 34)
- Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Checks (Act 114)
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)
Effective December 31, 2014 – The Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance application can be submitted online by clicking here. You will be directed to the Child Welfare Portal where you must create an account or log in if you already have an account. You will need an email address to create an account.
Creating an account and submitting your clearance application online will give you immediate access to your results or the status of your results if your results cannot be processed immediately.
Fee: $8.00 – Effective July 1, 2018 fee will increase to $13.00
Pennsylvania State Criminal Record Check (Act 34)
Applicants may apply online through PATCH and obtain their report online. Be sure to print your certificate prior to exiting the system by clicking on the blue Certification Form link.
Federal Criminal History Record Check (Act 114) – For Best Results use Google as your browser.
The FBI Fingerprint registration can be completed online here.
Our Service Code is 1KG6XN
Telephone registration is available at 844-321-2101, Monday thru Friday, 8AM to 6PM EST. During the registration process, data for the applicant such as name, address, and social security number is collected.
For those who do not have the ability to pay by credit or debit card, money orders or cashier’s checks payable to Morpho Trust will be accepted at fingerprint locations. No cash transactions or personal checks will be accepted at fingerprint locations.
Fingerprinting Process: After completing the registration process, the applicant will select a location for fingerprinting. You will need to bring the required documentation and form of payment to the fingerprinting site. Click here for fingerprint site locations or call 844-321-2101.
Below are links to pre-employment forms: