Volunteers of Pack 65 must provide the following:
State Police Criminal Record Check PA Child Abuse History Clearance If PA resident for at least 10 continuous years: a completed Laurel Highlands Council Pennsylvania Resident Volunteer Verification Form. If PA resident for less than 10 continuous years and/or a resident of anywhere other than PA: FBI Criminal Background Check
How To Obtain Your Background Checks
PA State Police Report: PA State Police Criminal Record Checks can be obtained online by visiting the State Police web site This clearance will display on your computer screen. Be sure to print this report to a .pdf to print
The previous FBI fingerprint-based background check vendor, Cogent, will no longer be providing the FBI fingerprinting on-line services for the PA state clearance requirements. Volunteers needing to obtain the FBI fingerprint-based background check should begin the process by visiting Idemia’s website and then follow the steps below.
Click on “Digital Fingerprinting.” On the next screen, enter the Service Code, which is:1KG6ZJ.
Click on Locate an Enrollment Center first to find the location for providing your fingerprints that is closest to you, this is a resource to find the closest location to you only. The company is continuing to add new fingerprinting locations.
Click on Schedule or Manage Appointment.
Follow the prompts for completing the required information and printing the registration form to take to the fingerprinting location.
This is required for those who have lived in Pennsylvania less than 10 years.
If you have lived in PA for at least 10 years, please fill out the following form: Laurel Highlands Council Pennsylvania Resident Volunteer Verification Form (PDF)