How To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker

Are you looking to check your KRA PIN online on KRA Portal? Learn and get to know the steps involved in How To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker.

Getting a KRA PIN is one of the most important thing for any Kenyan Resident or Non Resident who is in need of that document that is issued by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). The KRA PIN or simply KRA PIN Number plays an important role in the day to day life of any taxpayer in Kenya.

One main problem is validating and checking whether the KRA PIN that you have with you is valid or invalid, and to be able to that you need to know how to use the KRA PIN Checker functionality that is found on the KRA Portal. One thing you need to note is that the KRA PIN is quite sensitive and if you mix up any of the digits, then you will get an error that the KRA PIN Number is invalid.

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Getting to know How To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker is important for any person who has a KRA PIN Number in Kenya. But to be able to check your KRA PIN, you need to know the steps that you should follow on the KRA Portal.

In this article, I will be sharing with you the step by step guide on How To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker. Having a KRA PIN is one thing, knowing if its valid or not is another thing. You don’t want to be a situation whereby you are asked for your KRA PIN Number and you accidentally submit or send the wrong KRA PIN. That’s whereby the KRA PIN Checker functionality on KRA Portal comes in handy for all taxpayers in Kenya.

Before we can proceed any further, to be able to check your KRA PIN on KRA Portal using the KRA PIN Checker functionality, you need to ensure that you have with you the KRA PIN that you want to check and confirm if its is genuine/valid or if its invalid, and all that can be done using the KRA PIN Checker option on the KRA Portal.

Requirements Needed To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker

Requirements Needed To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker

To be able to check your KRA PIN using the KRA PIN Checker option on KRA Portal, there is a requirement that you need to ensure that you have with you. That is the KRA PIN Number that you want to check and confirm if its valid or not. Now, let’s look at what that main requirement in the process of checking KRA PIN using KRA PIN Checker entails briefly below.

To be able to use the KRA PIN Checker option on KRA Portal, ensure that you have your KRA PIN or simply your KRA PIN Number. In this case, this will enable you check its validity with much ease and convenience using the KRA PIN Checker option/functionality on KRA Portal.

  • 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 KRA 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.

How To Check KRA PIN Using KRA PIN Checker

Step 1: Visit KRA Portal

The first step in the process of checking your KRA PIN Number using KRA PIN Checker is to visit the KRA Portal. You can click on https://itax.kra.go.ke that will take you to the KRA Portal. Note that the link will open in a new browser tab.

visit kra portal

Step 2: Click On KRA PIN PIN Checker 

Next, on the KRA Portal homepage click on the KRA PIN Checker option. This is as illustrated in the screenshot below. 

click on kra pin checker

Step 3: Enter KRA PIN And Solve Arithmetic Question (Security Stamp)

In this step, you need to enter the KRA PIN that you need to confirm and check whether or not it is Valid and is  available on KRA Portal. Once you have the KRA PIN and solved the arithmetic question, click on the “Consult” button. 

enter kra pin on the kra pin checker

Step 4: KRA PIN Checker Results

This is the last step whereby the KRA PIN Checker will display the KRA PIN Details for you to check and confirm if its on KRA Portal. You will need to take note that a Valid KRA PIN will display both the Taxpayer Details and Taxpayer Obligation Details. This is as shown below. 

kra pin checker results

From the above KRA PIN Checker results of the KRA PIN Number, you can notice that the KRA PIN Number in this case is Valid and the KRA PIN Status is Active. If the KRA PIN is not valid, then you will not be able to get the KRA PIN details in the KRA PIN Checker results page. Below is an illustration of the KRA PIN Checker results for a KRA PIN Number that is not valid. 

kra pin checker results output

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To sum up the whole process of checking KRA PIN using KRA PIN Checker on KRA Portal, you will notice from the results, if the KRA PIN is not valid, then no KRA PIN Number details will be displayed except the Invalid PIN message as show in the screenshot above. So, next time you need to check your KRA PIN online on KRA Portal, just follow the above outlined 4 simple steps of checking KRA PIN Number using the KRA PIN Checker option on KRA Portal.

MATTHEWS OHOTTO - Tax Expert

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.