Background Checks

Little League International Background Check Program

Little League International Child Protection Program

There are 5 items in total are needed.

Little League International - 2 items required from ALL volunteers

  1. Complete Background Check Application JDP screening website.  Managers and coaches will receive an email from JDP that will take them to the form to fill out. For Fall ball, send your email address to be used to [email protected].  For Spring ball, the league will already have a list of coaches and email addresses to submit to JDP.

  2.  Copy of a government issued photo ID submitted to [email protected]


The LLI background clearances are done every year.

Pennsylvania State Requirements - 3 items required from ALL volunteers

  1. If PA Resident for the past 10 years, complete this certification form:  PA State Background Certification form
    OR - If not a PA resident for the past 10 years, register to be fingerprinted here.  Select Get Fingerprinted, then select Pennsylvania and click go.  Select Digital Fingerprinting.  Once you register, go to one of the IdentoGo fingerprint locations with your driver's license and have your fingerprints taken.  Call ahead to make sure they have a fingerprint technician available.  Takes 2-4 weeks after fingerprints are submitted. 

  2. Submit your request for a free volunteer criminal history check with the PA State Police and save the results (takes 5 minutes).   https://epatch.state.pa.us/TandCVolunteerAction.do

  3. Submit your request for a free child abuse clearance report (Commissioners will provide the free PIN#s to be used) and save the results.  The questionnaire is detailed and will ask for addresses and co-habitants back to 1975 so you may want to have that information ready before you start the questionnaire.  Results after submission take 1-3 business days and you will get an e-mail notification.  Child Abuse Clearance


Please forward the 3 PA State Required Background clearance results as one document to your division commissioner.  The PA State clearances are good for 5 years.


If you are a teacher or have gone through the PA complete checks in the past year as part of your employment or other volunteer work, please submit your clearance to [email protected].  These PA Checks do not fulfill the other LLI requirements listed is #1 and #2.


Sample Forms

Your PA State Completed Package should look like this sample for non-fingerprinted volunteers
Sample PA clearance results

The PA Fingerprint Clearance should look similar to this although it may come from the  Department of Human Services also.
Sample PA fingerprint clearance


Other Background Check Information

Guidance on new process - New PA background check requirements

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