Clearances for Undergraduate CHS Students

You are required to have the following valid clearances:
(links will take you to appropriate websites)

  • Pennsylvania State Police- PATCH (applied for directly through
  • IdentoGO Fingerprints for a school setting (code: 1KG6RT) or any other entity (code: 1KG6ZJ)
    • IdentoGO will email you a link; be sure to save the document; the link works ONE time only, and it expires as well.
  • Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance

Reminder:  clearances are valid for one year from the date on the document. 

Return to Clearances for Counseling Homepage

Click here to watch a "how-to" tutorial video on ordering clearances from Castle Branch.

Click here to begin the process of application at

You will need to use package code UM54 to begin the process of applying for your clearances and completing your requirements via

Depending on your field site, you may also be required to complete a 10-panel drug screen (UM54dt).

UM54ex: I am placing an order with CastleBranch for the first time, I already have my PA State Police Results.

If you are a returning student and need to order a recheck package, use code UM54r.

You can contact CastleBranch with questions by clicking here.