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: $10)

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: $10)

Complete only Section No. 1 of Form CY-113, enclose a $10 money order and mail the form to Childline and Abuse Registry, Department of Public Welfare, PO Box 8170, Harrisburg PA 17105-8170. It will take about one month for the form to be processed and results returned to you.

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: $36)

Applicants MUST register prior to going to an approved fingerprint site (locations)

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.

Pennsylvania Department of Education’s background check information page