Changes to Fingerprinting Services Hours:Fingerprinting Services will be CLOSED on Monday, January 15, 2018.Questions? Call: 484-237-5018 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCCIU Fingerprinting ServicesThe state of Pennsylvania has recently changed the statewide fingerprinting vendor. IDEMIA/Identogo will now process fingerprint applicant registrations. Once you are registered you can go to any Identogo location to be fingerprinted.
TO REGISTER FOR FINGERPRINTING:
Register online at http://uenroll.identogo.com
Register on the Phone at 844-321-2101Chester County Intermediate Unit - Identogo LocationYou can be fingerprinted at the Chester County Intermediate Unit. Please register online at http://uenroll.identogo.com or call 844-321-2101 prior to coming to the CCIU to be fingerprinted.LOCATION:Chester County Intermediate Unit (Educational Services Center Building)455 Boot RoadDowningtown, PA 19335HOURS:Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, 1:30 pm - 6:30 pmFriday: 9:30 am - 12:30 pmCall to confirm hours at 484-237-5018. There may be changes to the operating hours.QUESTIONS? Contact us at: email@example.com or 484-237-5018FEEDBACK HOTLINE: How would you rate your fingerprinting experience?If you would like to provide us with feedback about your experience with the fingerprinting process, here are ways to provide feedback. If you would like a return call/email, please provide your contact information when reaching out to us.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgVoicemail: 484-237-5019Phone: 484-237-5018Website Form:Thank you for choosing the Chester County Intermediate Unit for assistance.FAQ - Frequently Asked QuestionsQ1. What is my service code?A1. Your service code is provided by the person/organization who is asking you to be fingerprinted. Here are links and common service codes for the most common fingerprinting reasons at the CCIU fingerprinting site.Link for PA Department of Education (PDE): http://www.education.pa.gov/Teachers%20-%20Administrators/Background%20checks/Pages/Federal-Criminal-History-Background-Checks.aspx#tab-1Link for PA Department of Human Services (PDHS), formerly known as the PA Dept of Public Welfare: http://dhs.pa.gov/publications/findaform/childabusehistoryclearanceforms/index.htmPA Dept of Education Service Codes:
Service Code Applicant Type - PA Dept of Education (PDE) 1KG6S7 Intermediate Units (IU) 1KG6Q9 Charter Schools 1KG6NX Area Vocations Technical Schools (AVTS) 1KG6TR Non-Public Schools 1KG6V5 Private Schools 1KG6Y3 PDE Volunteer 1KG6XN School Districts 1KG6RT Colleges/Universities Teacher Education ProgramPA Dept of Human Services Service Codes: Service Code Applicant Type - PA Dept of Human Services - OCYF 1KG6ZJ DHS Volunteer 1KG71B Foster Parent 1KG72V Prospective Adoptive Parent 1KG738 Child Care Services/Program Employee or Contractor 1KG74S Family Child Care Home Provider 1KG756 Employee >=14 Years Contact w/ Children 1KG76Q Individual >=18 Years in Foster Home 1KG774 Individual >=18 Years in Prospective Adoptive Home 1KG78K Individual >=18 Years in Licensed Child Care Home 1KG8TG Individual >=18 Years in Family Living, Community, or Host Home
Q2: I am under 18 and I do not have valid photo identification, what can I do?
A2: If you are under 18 and you do not have valid photo identification, you and your parent(s) can complete a PA Photo ID Waiver for Minors. Click Here is a link to download the PA Photo ID Waiver for Minors.
Q3: My Pennsylvania employer has asked me to get three background checks completed. Can you help me identify the three background check clearances that I need?
A3: Check with your employer to confirm the background check clearances that you need. The three most common background checks are:
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis
Pennsylvania State Police Background Clearance: https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp
FBI Fingerprint Background Clearance: http://uenroll.identogo.com
For more information about the Pennsylvania Background Check Requirements, visit: http://keepkidssafe.pa.gov
Q4: Where can I have ink fingerprints and/or a fingerprint card completed?
A4: In Chester County, you can have ink fingerprints and/or a fingerprint card completed at the Chester County Courthouse, Sherrif's Office, 201 W. Market St, Suite 1201, West Chester, PA 19382. Questions? Call: 610-344-6850
---Fingerprinting Changeover FAQ's
Q – What is the last day for an applicant to register with and be fingerprinted by
A – The last day to register and be fingerprinted with Cogent/Gemalto is 11/18/17.
Q – If I’m an applicant, and have registered with Cogent/Gemalto and have not yet been
fingerprinted, will I receive a refund?
A – Yes, Cogent/Gemalto will issue a refund on 11/29/17 for all those applicants that have
registered, but have not been fingerprinted. The applicant will then have to register with
Idemia/MorphoTrust and be fingerprinted at an Idemia/MorphoTrust site beginning 11/28/17. If you have not received your refund yet, call: 888-439-2486 or go to http://pa.cogentid.com to cancel your registration which will initiate the refund process.
Q – How long will it take for me to receive my refund from Cogent/Gemalto?
A – Refunds by Cogent/Gemalto are to be processed on 11/29/17. If you have not received your refund yet, call: 888-439-2486 or go to: http://pa.cogentid.com to cancel your registration which will initiate the refund process.
Q – What is the first day for an applicant to register with Idemia/MorphoTrust and be
A – The first day for an applicant to register with Idemia/MorphoTrust and be fingerprinted will
Q – If I’ve registered and have been fingerprinted with Cogent/Gemalto, but need reprinted
after 11/28/17, what should I do?
A – If a re-fingerprint is required and was not completed with Cogent/Gemalto prior to
11/27/17, the applicant will be contacted by Idemia/MorphoTrust and will be issued a payment
coupon. Registration with Idemia/MorphoTrust and re-fingerprinting will be available as of
Q – How long will the coupon for re-fingerprinting be valid?
A – Coupon for re-fingerprinting will be valid for 90 days.---
Q – Where/how do I get my coupon for re-fingerprinting with Idemia/MorphoTrust?
A – Applicants who were fingerprinted and rejected under Cogent/Gemalto will need to contact
Idemia/MorphoTrust by phone, toll-free at:844-321-2101. Once the applicant is verified as
reprint necessary, a payment waiver/coupon code will be provided to the applicant. Further
details on that process will be available once the transition begins to occur.
Q – Where are the Idemia/MorphoTrust sites located?
A – Applicants should use: https://www.identogo.com/locations or call: 844-321-2101 to find a location.
Q – As an applicant, requiring fingerprinting, do I need to pre-register?
A – Yes, applicants need to pre-register. After November 28, you can register over the phone
at 844-321-2101 or online at http://uenroll.identogo.com.
Q – Do I need to make an appointment before showing up at an Idemia/MorphoTrust site?
A – Appointments are not required, but pre-registration is required. Once registered,
applicants may walk-in during a location’s posted hours of operation, however, walk-ins will have to wait until they can be fit into the schedule. Wait times can be long for walk-ins so appointments are recommended.