*Update 4-8-’20* IN-PERSON REGISTRATION TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED IN PA

In-person registration in PA has been suspended.  See below.

This is from the PA Megan’s Law Website:

***INFORMATION REGARDING REGISTRATIONS DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY***

Due to the COVID-19 Emergency in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in-person reporting is being temporarily suspended. In order to allow registrants to remain compliant with registration requirements and to expedite the processing of information, only residential, employment and school address verifications are being required at this time.

During the COVID-19 Emergency, if any registered sex offender needs to change or update previously reported information, an online update form has been developed to be utilized during this timeframe.

This online form is to be used ONLY between scheduled appearance dates for changes to previously reported information. DO NOT use this form for scheduled verification purposes.

When an individual’s scheduled appearance date nears, correspondence with additional instructions and a paper verification form will be mailed to the individual. Individuals receiving the paper verification form must complete and return the form as instructed.

The online update form is a fillable form that can be completed online. Users must have either email or print capabilities. The update form can be submitted via email to the Pennsylvania State Police by clicking “Submit” after all applicable information has been entered on the form. The update form may also be printed and mailed to the Pennsylvania State Police, Megan’s Law Section, 1800 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110.

**NOTE—If an individual is unable to go to work due to the COVID-19 Stay at Home orders, but intends to return to the same employment when permitted, no employment update is required.**

If completing the form on a mobile device you will need to download and open the form with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Please use the links below.

  • Android users please download from the Play Store.
  • Apple users please download from the App Store.

Instructions for completing the update form can be found here.

To complete and email or print a copy of the update form, click Here

If an individual is not able to access this update form, the individual must contact the Megan’s Law Section at 866-771-3170.

Changes to information must be reported within three business days, in accordance with 42 Pa. C.S. Chapter 97. Failure to report changes as required could lead to criminal penalties under 18 Pa. C.S. §4915.1 or §4915.2.

Any individual who is required to register as a sex offender in accordance with 42 Pa. C.S. Chapter 97 and requires a new registration (i.e. never registered, first time reporting in PA) must contact the Megan’s Law Section at 866-771-3170

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