Human Resources

Eastern York School District

~Human Resource Department~

Instructions on Obtaining Clearances

This process applies to all Employees, Prospective Employees, Sub-Contracted Individuals, Interns, and Student Teachers

(Child Protective Services Law/Act 153) 

Under Act 153 of 2014 all school employees and volunteers are required to obtain background checks on a periodic basis. Clearances must be submitted prior to the commencement of employment or service. Effective immediately, clearances must be obtained and renewed on a five (5) year cycle/sixty (60) month cycle

Links and instructions for obtaining the clearances are below. 

Current Fees for employees to obtain clearances are as follows: 
PA Child Abuse History Clearance  $13.00
PA State Criminal Check   $22.00
FBI Criminal Background Check  $23.85

PA Child Abuse History Clearance/Act 151 

▪ Visit


▪ Select “create individual account” – follow steps to create Keystone ID and password


▪ Select “create clearance application”


▪ Be prepared to provide the names of all individuals with whom you have lived with since 1975. (ex. parents, guardians, siblings, spouses, children, etc.)


▪ Select “school employee governed by public school code” under purpose


▪ After payment and completion of application you will be granted online access to your clearance within two weeks.  You will be notified via e-mail when the result is available.


▪ Save Keystone ID and password for future use. This site is also used for Child Line referrals and future clearance renewals.


PA State Criminal Check/Act 34

▪ Visit


▪ Select “submit a new record check”


▪ Select “individual request” – reason for request is employment


▪ After payment and completion of request you will be granted immediate access to your record check result.


▪ Click on link to open and print official report with PA state seal in the background.



FBI Criminal Background Check/Act 114

▪ Visit


▪ Enter PA Department of Education service code - 1KG6XN


▪ Select “schedule or manage appointment”


▪ Complete personal information and select identity document for enrollment


▪ Select location for appointment


▪ Choose appointment time or register as a walk in


▪ Payment is collected at fingerprinting site (major credit cards, money orders or cashier’s check)


▪ After you are fingerprinted you will receive a receipt containing a “UEID” number.  Please provide this number to HR as it will be used to obtain the fingerprinting result.



Please contact Human Resources with any questions or concerns at 717-252-1555, press 9 or email to