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Clearance Information

Below you will find the instructions for applying for the required clearances in order to be employed by Mechanicsburg Area School District. The clearance must be dated within 365 days of hire date. The District may not accept clearances for employment purposes if they were obtained as "Volunteer".
Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check Instructions
  • Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Website:
  • Select Submit a New Record Check. Once you agree to the terms and conditions, make sure to select Individual Request.
  • The cost for this clearance is $22.00. When completing this online clearance application, please select "Employment' as the reason for the clearance request.
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance Instructions
  • Child Abuse History Clearance Website:
  • The cost for this clearance is $13.00. You will first create an individual account and then login to complete your request. When completing this clearance application, please select "School Employee Governed by Public School Code" as the reason for the request. 

The Keystone ID is a username that you are going to create. This clearance could take up to 14 days to come back. 

FBI Background Check Instructions
  • FBI Background Check Website:
  • The cost for this clearance is $23.85.
  • Please enter 1KG6XN as your Service Code. *Child Care Aides for the Before and After Care Program at Elmwood, please enter 1KG738 as your Service Code.
  • You will pre-register online and then pay (no cash or personal checks) once you get fingerprinted at the IdentoGO store that you chose when you pre-registered. Bring your confirmation sheet and your form of identification that you choose during your pre-registration process. 
  • Once you receive your "unofficial" copy, you can let me know and I will be able to pull your official copy with the UEID # that is provided to you. 
ACT 24 Arrest/Conviction Report and Certification (employees only)
  • Complete the attached form - Arrest Conviction Form accessible below