How Do I Get The Needed Clearances?

Clearances must be paid for by the volunteer. When finished, an original copy of the provided certificate must be submitted.  Instructions to submit your clearances are available here.

  1. PA State Police criminal history ($0.00 for Volunteers, $22.00 for employees)
  2. PA Department of Human Services clearance ($0.00 for Volunteers, $8.00 for employees)
  3. Finger print FBI criminal history – Register online here to complete FBI finger print criminal history, then follow these steps (volunteers not living in Pennsylvania for the entire 10 prior years) ($25.75)
    1. Register online here to complete FBI finger print criminal history, then follow these steps
      1. Click on “Digital Fingerprinting,” box.
      2. Enter Service Code 1KG6ZJ.
      3. Click on Schedule or Manage Appointment
      4. Follow the prompts for completing the required information and printing the registration form to take to the fingerprinting location.
    2. After registering online, print your registration paperwork and go to your scheduled appointment.

Additional Questions?

For additional questions please contact Field Director Rich Garipoli at 717-553-4201 or richard.garipoli@scouting.org OR Scout Executive Matthew Adams at 717-553-4211 or matthew.adams@scouting.org