Required Employee Clearances:

  • PA State Police Criminal Record Check – will be performed by EMAC Office
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearances*
  • FBI Criminal History Check – only required for those who have not been Pennsylvania residents for the past 10 yrs.

*You will be required to go online for you PA Child Abuse Clearances. A payment code will be issued to you by the EMAC Office to pay for the background check.

Child Abuse History Clearance Online:


FBI Criminal Background Check Instructions:

The PA Dept. of Human Services is utilizing IDEMIA  to process fingerprint-based FBI background checks. The fingerprint-based background check is a multiple step process. For more information and to begin the process go to  IDEMIA  For questions about your FBI Clearance please contact the FBI/Admin Walsh Unit at 717-783-6211 or 1-877-371-5422.

Employees will need to pay the registration fee of $27.50 and will be reimbursed after providing the final document.