Background Check Clearances

PA Child Protective Services Law and Required Background Check Clearances

This information comes straight from the New Birth of Freedom Council’s website.

Q: What are the state required clearances?
A: There are three:

The Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Clearance (no fee)
The Child Abuse History Clearance (no fee)
Either the FBI Fingerprint Based Criminal History Clearance (for those who have not lived in Pennsylvania for at least the past ten consecutive years) or the New Birth of Freedom Council Disclosure Statement Application for Volunteers (for those who have lived in Pennsylvania for at least the past ten consecutive years.) There is no fee for the Volunteer Disclosure, and the fee for the FBI clearance is $25.75