Enroll in the Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) 

The ACP can provide you with an alternate mailing address to keep your address out of public records if you are a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, or child abduction.  

Office of Victim Advocate

The Address Confidentiality Program

The Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) is designed to be part of an overall safety plan. The ACP is Not a witness protection program. 

Once enrolled in the ACP you will:

  • Be given an authorization card that includes your name, substitute address, and participant number. 
  • Use the confidential address as substitute address for the following: 
  • Court and state government records 
  • Driver’s licenses 
  • ID cards 
  • Vehicle Registrations 
  • Voter Registrations 
  • School Records 
  • Marriage Licenses 
  • Utility Bills 
  • Employment Records 
  • Be required to renew every 3 years. 

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for the ACP you must be one of the following: 

  • Victim of Domestic Violence 
  • Victim of Sexual Assault 
  • Victim of Stalking 
  • Victim of Human Trafficking 
  • Victim of Child Abduction 

Apply Now

Registering for the ACP is easy. You can receive assistance with enrollment at your local victim service agency where advocates will help you with your individual safety plan. You can also register online.

Once OVA approves your application, we will issue you a participant card. You may immediately begin using your alternative address.

  • Complete an online ACP application
  • Visit your local Victim Service Program to complete an ACP Application.
  • Call OVA at 800-563-6399

 

Locate your local Victim Service Program here. 

 

Applications can be mailed to:

Office of Victim Advocate

1101 S. Front Street, Suite 5200

Harrisburg, PA 17104


 

Applications can be emailed to:

Ra-OVAinfo@pa.gov

 

Contact OVA

Please contact OVA with any questions that you may have regarding your registration. 

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Mon.-Fri. 8:30am-4:30pm

800-563-6399

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