There are two processes for acquiring required clearances: one for Staff (i.e., anyone receiving pay for work that they do at Westminster Presbyterian Church); and one for Volunteers (i.e., anyone who is not paid for the work that they do at Westminster Presbyterian Church).

Paid Staff

Pennsylvania Criminal History Report
Register and complete the clearance process at: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

Child Abuse History Clearance
Register and complete the clearance process at: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

Federal Criminal History report, including fingerprinting
Register prior to going for fingerprinting. Go to a registered fingerprinting location. Fingerprinting locations and registration information can be found at: https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm

Unpaid Volunteers

Pennsylvania Criminal History Report
Register and complete the clearance process at: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

Child Abuse History Clearance
Register and complete the clearance process at: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home

If you have lived in Pennsylvania less than 10 years
Federal Criminal History report, including fingerprinting
Register prior to going for fingerprinting. Go to a registered fingerprinting location. Fingerprinting locations and registration information can be found at: https://www.pa.cogentid.com/index_dpw.htm

OR

If you have lived in Pennsylvania 10 years or longer
Click here to download an affidavit.
Submit your completed affidavit to Robin Pyles at pyles@westminster-church.org.