• Clearance Renewal FAQ

    Who needs to renew/update their clearances

    All current PPS employees whose clearances were last issued 60 or more months ago (5 years ago).

    Where do I send clearances once I get them back?
    You should have received a postage paid BLUE ENVELOPE to return your clearances and checklist with. If you do not have the envelope, please mail your information to:  PPS -341 S Bellefield Ave. Room 139, Pittsburgh 15213

    What is the deadline?
    All 3 clearances are due by May 1, 2020

    Who can I contact for help applying?
    You can contact the issuing agency directly for assistance.  You can also email  support@pghschools.org

    What are the websites?
    https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home  - Helpdesk 1-877-343-0494
    https://uenroll.identogo.com  - Helpdesk 1-844-321-2101
    https://epatch.state.pa.us  - Helpdesk 1-888-783-7972

    What is the service code for Identogo? 
    FBI clearance - 1KG6XN 

    If I am retiring in the next few months do I need to renew?

    Can I submit volunteer clearances I obtained for volunteer purposes?
    No. Clearances obtained for volunteer purpose can only be used for other volunteer activities.  You must apply for clearances for employment purposes.

    Will I receive an unofficial FBI background report?  
    If you do not receive a copy of your unofficial report you can contact School Services Office at 717-783-3750 or email ra-pde-schoolservice@pa.gov