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Volunteer Clearance Links and Forms


Volunteer Packet Checklist (Click on this link to open and print the form.)



Volunteer Information Form (Click on this link to open and print the form.)



Child Abuse History Certification (Act 151)*

Website:  https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home (Click on this link to register online.) OR

Paper form:   Print and mail completed form to the address on the form.  The clearance will be mailed to you and must be turned in with this packet.)  



PA State Police Criminal Record Check (Act 34)*

Website:  https://epatch.state.pa.us/(Click on this link to register online.  Select “New Record Check – Volunteers”) OR

Paper form:  (Click on this link to download the paper form.  Print and mail completed form to the address on the form.  The clearance will be mailed to you and must be turned in with this packet.)



Residency Certificate for Volunteers (Click on this link to open and print the form.)



FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Click on this link to open and print the instructions.)    AND

www.pa.cogentid.com (Click on this link to register online.  Select the box with the graduation cap icon.  The registration number assigned to you must begin with “PAE”.)

NOTE:  If you have lived in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for ten or more consecutive years, you do not need to obtain this clearance.


Disclosure Statement (Click on this link to open and print form.)


Mandatory Reporter Acknowledgement (Click on this link to open and print form.)  AND

https://www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu/webapps/portal/execute/tabs/tabAction?tab_tab_group_id=_2_1 (click this link to register and watch the video.)  You must print out the Certificate of Completion.


*Important Notice:  Governor Wolf Waives Fees for Volunteers

Effective July 25, 2015, the fees for the PA Child Abuse and the PA Criminal Clearances will be waived for volunteers.  (The cost of the FBI Clearance is still in effect for those who must submit that clearance,  as it is a federal clearance.)