Required Clearance for Church Employees and Vendors (there are additional requirements for school employees):
Follow the instructions listed below. Complete all bullet points. Print all your paperwork and return it to Erin Maiolino.
- Pennsylvania Access to the Criminal History Check: $22.00.
Link to the site: https://epatch.state.pa.us/
- Click on: Record Check
- Click on: New Record Check
- Click on: Accept
- Reason for Request: DHS – Volunteer Work – Employment * (The lines indicated with an asterisk is a must complete line.)
- Click: Next
- Complete the Record Check Request form by filling in the required fields.
- Verify information as correct – Spelling – SSN – Date of Birth
- Review the information you entered.
- Click: Submit
- Childline – Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance from the Department of Human Services (DHS): $10.
Link to the DHS for Electronic Submission: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS. Create INDIVIDUAL ACCOUNT or click on INDIVIDUAL LOGIN if renewing.
Employees who have not lived in PA for the last 10 years are required to get an FBI background check via IDEMIA (MorphoTrust USA). The cost of the Pennsylvania applicant fingerprinting process is $22.60. For applicants to register for fingerprinting through IdentoGO, visit https://uenroll.identogo.com/.
Service Codes are now required in order to register so as to ensure fingerprints are processed for the correct agency/or applicant type. Below is the list of applicable Service Codes which the Diocese of Harrisburg will advise various positions to utilize when registering.
Visit https://www.hbgdiocese.org/safeyouth/background-certificates-and-youth-protection-requirements/fbi-fingerprint-based-background-check/ for more extensive instructions.
Payments will be made at the fingerprint enrollment site when applicant goes to be fingerprinted.
Photo identification which the applicant specifically chooses as part of the online pre-enrollment registration must be provided at the fingerprint location. To find current/future fingerprint enrollment sites, access https://www.identogo.com/locations.
Minor Summer Hires who will be working for the parish and have no direct contact with children are NOT required to obtain an FBI background check.
Click here to see registration procedure.