Act 151 Clearances are now available online. You must create an account at http://www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home Once an account is created, you will be emailed a temporary password. Use this password to log in to the system and click "Access My Clearances". After reading the instructions, click "Continue" on the bottom right of the screen and then choose "Create Clearance Application". Prospective employees will need to use their own credit/debit card information to pay for the clearance ($8.00 fee is required). Or download a paper application from this site. Allow 3 - 4 weeks for processing of a paper application.