Do you wish to volunteer at LCA?

In order to volunteer with students at Lehigh Christian Academy, you will need to provide the following clearances:

  1. FBI Clearance
  2. Criminal History Clearance
  3. Child Abuse Clearance
Please review the instructions below:

FBI Clearance Applicant Procedures

For the FBI Clearance, you will need to provide one of the following:

  1. Affidavit: If you have lived in PA for 10 years, please contact Christy Dinger in the business office at to request the affidavit.  Once you have received the affidavit, please fill it out in front of a notary and pay $5.00 to verify that you are not disqualified from being a volunteer as a result of a conviction of one or more of the following offenses listed under Title 18 of the Pennsylvania crimes code (i.e. or equivalent crime under federal law or law of another state).
  2. FBI fingerprint-based background check:  If you haven’t lived in PA for 10 years, in lieu of the affidavit, you will need to do the fingerprint-based background check. Fee: $22.60;  All applicants will receive an unofficial copy of their report. The fee is payable to IDEMIA. Please see the instructions below. 

The fingerprint-based background check is a multiple-step process as follows:

  1. Registration: The applicant must register prior to going to the fingerprint site. Walk-in service is allowed but all applicants are required to complete pre-enrollment in the new Universal Enrollment System. Pre-enrollment can be completed online or over the phone. The registration website is available online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at Registration by phone is available at 1-844-321-2101 Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm EST. During the pre-enrollment process, all demographic data for the applicant is collected (i.e. name, address, etc.), along with notices about identification requirements and other important information.

When registering on-line, an applicant must use the appropriate agency specific  service code to ensure they are processed for the correct agency and/or applicant type. Using the correct service code ensures the background check is submitted for the correct purpose. Service Code for LCA: 1KG6TR

  1. Payment: The applicant will pay a fee of $22.60 for the fingerprint service and to secure an unofficial copy of the Criminal History Record. Major credit cards, as well as money orders or cashier’s checks payable to MorphoTrust, will be accepted on site.  No cash transactions or personal checks are allowed.
  1. Fingerprint Locations: After registration, the applicant proceeds to the fingerprint site of their choice for fingerprinting. The location of the fingerprint sites, as well as days and hours of operation for each site, are posted on the IDEMIA website at The location of fingerprint sites may change over time. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the site location nearest to their location. Closest location to LCA – IdentoGO: 2072 Downyflake Lane, Allentown, PA 18103-4779. Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM & 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (This location is inside AAA)
  1. Fingerprinting: At the fingerprint site, the enrollment agent manages the fingerprint collection process. The fingerprint transaction begins when the enrollment agent reviews the applicant’s qualified state or federal photo ID before processing the applicant’s transaction. A list of approved ID types may be found on the IDEMIA website at Applicants will not be processed if they cannot produce an acceptable photo ID. After the identity of the applicant has been established, all ten fingers are scanned to complete the process.

Report Access: Applicants will receive an unofficial copy of their report. However, the school is required to review the official report online and print a copy of it.

Criminal History Clearance Link

Fee: None. Please use the website listed below to complete this clearance and bring a copy of the certification form to the school office. This certificate will be available to print out immediately.

Child Abuse Clearance Link

Fee: None. Please use the website listed below to complete this clearance and bring a copy of the result to the school office. This clearance can take up to 14 days to become available. Please check your account for when it is ready to print.

Once you receive all 3 clearances, please print them out and provide a copy to the school office. Thank you!