SOLICITATION FORM (Updated Instructions May, 2023)

 NOTICE -  **Applicants MUST APPEAR in PERSON to East Petersburg Borough to pay their registration fee and at the NLCRPD in order to complete permitting.**  Applications and/or payments sent by mail will be returned.  Please be aware that all applicant(s) license or ID will be reviewed by the on-duty Supervisor prior to permit approval, PA or out-of-state.  The fillable form within this webpage is the only form of application accepted by the NLCRPD. 

NOTE: Applicants MUST complete the "Pennsylvania Access To Criminal History" (PATCH) report PRIOR to submitting the Solicitation Form below and appearing at the NLCRPD. Go to to complete the PATCH Report.   *ePATCH reports are generally valid for 10 days from issue.  

Steps to Follow:   1. Complete the PA ePATCH report, print or save it on a mobile device.  2.  Appear at East Petersburg Borough office to pay their required fee (if you're not soliciting within the Borough you do not need to complete this step)  3. Call the NLCRPD to schedule an appointment, walk-ins are not guaranteed.  4. Bring your ePATCH report, current and valid photo ID, and payment receipt from East Petersburg Borough (if applicable) to your appointment at the NLCRPD.  5. Bring check or cash to pay for the solicitor photo ID badge that will be prepared for you - checks made out to:  NLCRPD 

$5.00 for each ID badge for the first thirty (30) days of issue, $2.00 for each subsequent ID badge (Fee is for Warwick Township & East Petersburg Borough permits only. Clay Township and Penn Township do not require solicitor ID badges at this time).  Additional Fee Required by East Petersburg Borough – please see Ordinance No. 298 which is below as a PDF attachment. This fee must be paid to the East Petersburg Borough Treasurer PRIOR to arriving at the NLCRPD.  

Ordinance 289 East Petersburg Borough

* If No, an ID badge cannot be issued. You must provide the P.A.T.C.H report within ten (10) days of receipt to the NLCRPD.