Coaching Clearances

1.    PA State Criminal History Report: Electronically complete the Criminal History clearance on the Pennsylvania State Police website at https://epatch.state.pa.us.

2.    PA Child Abuse Clearance: Electronically complete the PA Child Abuse History clearance at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home



If haven’t lived in PA for 10 continuous years must also get the FBI fingerprint clearance:


1.    Federal Criminal History Report: Register for fingerprinting by calling 1-888-439-2486 or https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_pde.htm. The cost is $28.75. After registering, fingerprinted must occur within 90 days of registering or your registration will be cancelled. Check on approved fingerprinting sites at www.pa.cogentid.com