PA CHILD ABUSE HISTORY CLEARANCE PROCEDURE – Act 151 (No Fee)
There are two options to request a PA Child Abuse Certification: (All applicants are strongly encouraged to use the Compass~Child Welfare system.)
On-line Access: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/CWIS (You will need an email address to create an account.)
Click on “Create Individual Account” and follow instructions. Submitting your clearance online will give you immediate access to your results or the status of your results if your results cannot be processed immediately.
2. If you do not have access to the internet, paper applications can be obtained in the District Office.