Do you want to check and confirm your KRA PIN Number on iTax Portal? Learn How To Check KRA PIN Using iTax KRA PIN Checker.
In this article, I am going to share with you the steps that you should always take when you need to check and confirm your KRA PIN Number on KRA iTax Portal using the functionality called iTax KRA PIN Checker.
This article will be of great benefit if you are seeking to check and confirm whether the KRA PIN Number that you have is Valid or Invalid. So, if you have a KRA PIN that you think you have doubts about whether is correct or not, the the steps I will be sharing here will help you ascertain the validity of that KRA PIN Certificate.
But before we go any deeper into this article, we need to understand the most important terminology that article is focusing on and that is iTax KRA PIN Checker. We need to understand what this is in relation to the KRA iTax Web Portal and KRA PIN Number of a taxpayer.
To be able to use the iTax KRA PIN Checker, you need to ensure that you have with you the KRA PIN Number that you want to check on iTax Portal and confirm if it’s valid or not. Incase you have forgotten your KRA PIN, then you can request for KRA PIN Retrieval and have both your KRA PIN Number and KRA PIN Certificate sent to you.
Having a KRA PIN is one thing, confirming whether or not is another thing that all taxpayers in Kenya need to know how to do. The good thing is that iTax has a functionality that enables Kenyans confirm their KRA PIN Numbers with ease and convenience and that is what is called the iTax KRA PIN Checker or simply KRA PIN Checker.
What Is iTax KRA PIN Checker?
The iTax KRA PIN Checker is a functionality on the KRA iTax Portal that allows a taxpayer to confirm whether or not the KRA PIN Number that he or she has is Valid or Invalid. In other words, the iTax KRA PIN Checker enables you confirm the genuinity of a KRA PIN Number on KRA iTax Portal.
So, if you have a KRA PIN Number that you just need to confirm its validity, the iTax KRA PIN Checker will come in handy for you. That’s why, I am going to share with you the steps that you should take when you need to do this on iTax Portal.
According to Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), a genuine KRA PIN Number is generated by the KRA Domestic Taxes Department System (DTDS) and is in Active status. You can get your KRA PIN online in 3 minutes here at Cyber.co.ke Portal through our KRA PIN Registration services today.
So, before we go any further, we need to understand the core functions of the iTax KRA PIN Checker functionality on the KRA Portal. We need to look at the functions that the PIN Checker enables you to do as a taxpayer on iTax Portal.
Functions Of iTax KRA PIN Checker
The KRA iTax Portal has a variety of functionalities that a taxpayer can use to perform various tasks. One of the most common is the PIN Checker and we need to look at the key functions of this functionality on iTax Portal. Below are some of the key functions of the iTax KRA PIN Checker functionality on the KRA iTax Portal.
Confirm Genuinity of KRA PIN Number
The most important function of the iTax KRA PIN Checker as we mentioned at the beginning of this article is to confirm whether a KRA PIN Number is genuine or not. So, if you have a KRA PIN Number that you want to check and confirm if its valid, the iTax KRA PIN Checker is the iTax functionality that you need to use.
Confirm Taxpayer Details
The other function of the iTax KRA PIN Checker is that it allows you to confirm the Taxpayer Details of a KRA PIN Number. From the PIN Checker results, you will be able to view the KRA PIN, Taxpayer Name, KRA PIN Status and iTax Status of that KRA PIN Number.
Confirm Obligation Details
The last but definitely not the least function of the iTax KRA PIN Checker is that it allows you to check and confirm the KRA Tax Obligations that a KRA PIN Number is registered for on the KRA iTax Portal. You are able to see the Obligation Type, Current Status and the Effective From Date.
The above 3 are the only key functions that the iTax KRA PIN Checker enables a taxpayer perform and see PIN Checker results for a particular KRA PIN Number on iTax Portal. With that in place, we now need to look at what is required in order to use the iTax PIN Checker. The only thing that you need to have with you is the KRA PIN Number that you want to check and confirm on KRA iTax Portal.
Requirement Needed In The Use iTax KRA PIN Checker
To use the iTax KRA PIN Checker, you only require to have the KRA PIN Number that you want to check and confirm whether or not it is valid or invalid (genuine or not).
KRA PIN Number
KRA PIN Number is the most important requirement that you need to have with you. If by any chance you have forgotten or you don’t remember your KRA PIN, you can submit KRA PIN Retrieval order online here at Cyber.co.ke Portal and our team of experts will be able to assist with with PIN Retrieval request.
At the same time, if you are looking for a new KRA PIN, you can get it here in 3 minutes by submitting your KRA PIN Registration order today at Cyber.co.ke Portal. Your KRA PIN Certificate will be sent to your Email Address once the Request for PIN Registration has been done and processed from our Support team.
Once you have the KRA PIN Number with you, we can officially begin to look at the process and steps that are involved in How To Check KRA PIN Using iTax KRA PIN Checker.
How To Check KRA PIN Using iTax KRA PIN Checker
Step 1: Visit KRA iTax Web Portal using https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/
The first step that you need to take is to ensure that you visit the KRA iTax Web Portal using the link provided above in the title.
Step 2: Click On PIN Checker Functionality
Nex, you will need to click on the PIN Checker functionality on the KRA iTax Portal. This is as illustrated in the screenshot below.
Step 3: Enter KRA PIN Number and Solve Arithmetic Question (Security Stamp)
In this step, you need to enter the KRA PIN Number that you need to confirm and check whether or not it is genuine on and is iTax Portal. Once you have the KRA PIN and solved the arithmetic question, click on the “Consult” button.
Step 4: iTax KRA PIN Checker Results
This is the last step whereby the PIN Checker will display the PIN Details for you to check and confirm on iTax Portal. Just as we had discussed under the functions of the PIN Checker above, a genuine KRA PIN will display both the Taxpayer Details and Obligations details. This is as shown below.
From the above PIN Checker results of the KRA PIN, you can deduce that the KRA PIN Number in this case is valid (genuine) and the PIN Status is Active. If the KRA PIN is not valid, then you will not be able to get the PIN details in the pin checker results. Below is an illustration of the PIN Checker results for a PIN that is not valid.
From the results, if the PIN is not valid, then no PIN details will be displayed except the Invalid PIN message as show in the screenshot above. So, next time you need to check and confirm KRA PIN using the iTax KRA PIN Checker, just follow the above 4 simple steps.
Matthews Ohotto is a holder of Second Class Honours Upper Division Degree in Business Information Technology (Bachelor of Business Information Technology – BBIT) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). He is the Founder of both Cyber.co.ke Portal (an online portal that focuses on offering better KRA Services to Kenyans both locally and globally) and Cyber.co.ke Blog.