Clearance Instructions

Below is a link to an instruction sheet for obtaining the PA Criminal History Report ($8), PA Child Abuse History Report ($8), and Federal Criminal History Report ($27).  It is the duty of each individual to obtain all three clearances and submit all required documentation to the Human Resources Department.

Clearance Instructions  - ** READ FIRST **

As employees approach their individual clearance deadlines they will be notified by Human Resources.

Clearance Forms 
Below are links to all of the forms and websites necessary for the processing of clearances:
Affidavit & Agreement - Needed if a quick start date for employment is necessary or if clearances are expiring within six weeks.
COGENT Registration Website - FBI fingerprinting registration website.  Register using Pennsylvania Department of Education option.
Fingerprinting can be done at the District Administration office by appointment only. Please email to schedule your appointment. PLEASE NOTE: fingerprinting is provided for employees, prospective employees and volunteers of Dallastown Area School District ONLY. Thank you for your cooperation.
PA Child Abuse History Application - Child abuse clearance application form.
PA Child Abuse History Report Website - New child abuse clearance website.
PDE 6004 Form - Needed in addition to all three clearances.  New employees are required to submit this form upon hire and current employees must use this form to report an arrest or conviction of an enumerated offense within seventy-two hours (72).
State Police PATCH System - Preferred processing method for state police clearance.
State Police Clearance Form - Only needed if not using PATCH system.
Last Modified on May 5, 2017