How To Download KRA PIN Number Online on iTax Portal

Get to know How To Download KRA PIN Number Online on iTax Portal. Download and print your KRA PIN using Portal quickly today. 

Downloading KRA PIN Number on KRA iTax Portal is only a daunting task if you don’t know the steps and procedures that you ought to take. Then, this guide will show you the steps of downloading KRA PIN Number on KRA iTax Portal.

In this article, I am going to share with you the steps involved in downloading your KRA PIN number online on iTax Portal. This guide is helpful for those whose KRA PIN are already on iTax and need to have a copy of their KRA PIN certificate. By the end of this article, you will have learnt and known how to download KRA PIN Certificate on iTax. 

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Downloading KRA PIN Certificate on iTax is much easier if you know the process that you are supposed to follow. But above all that, you need to ensure that you have with you the iTax login credentials that comprises of the KRA PIN Number and iTax Password. Once you have the two credentials with you, then you can easily follow the step by step procedure that is outlined in this article. 

Logging into KRA Portal or iTax is a process that requires you to have both your KRA PIN Number Number and iTax Password. To be able to access and view all the resources on iTax, you need to be logged into your iTax Account. The problem is that not that many Kenyans know the process that they need to follow. 

The good thing is that incase you have forgotten your KRA PIN Number or even iTax Password (KRA Password), here at Portal we can gladly assist you with that. 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. Incase you have forgotten your iTax Password, you can request for KRA PIN Change of Email Address so that you can be able to change your KRA Password. 

What Is KRA PIN Number?

What Is KRA PIN Number

This is a Personal Identification Number that is issued by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) for all tax related matters in Kenya. You can get your KRA PIN online at Portal. 

Having a KRA PIN Number is very crucial nowadays in Kenya. There are some key areas where your KRA PIN Number will come in handy. I am going to highlight the key areas where KRA PIN might be needed. 

Key Areas Where KRA PIN Number Is Needed in Kenya

The following are the key areas where you will required to give your KRA PIN Number. This includes: 

  • Opening of a Bank Account
  • NTSA TIMS Account Creation
  • Kenya e-Passport Application
  • Job Application
  • Tender Application
  • Land Purchase
  • Vehicle Purchase / Transfer
  • KPLC Meter Application
  • HELB Loan Application

Those are just the few key areas where you need to have with you KRA PIN Number. Now, we need to go through the steps involved in downloading KRA PIN Number on iTax. 

Requirements for Downloading KRA PIN Number on iTax Portal

The following are two requirements that you need to have before downloading your KRA PIN on iTax Portal. 

  • Your KRA PIN number
  • iTax Password

First and foremost, you will need to have with you the KRA PIN Number. If you don’t remember or have forgotten your KRA PIN, you can request for KRA PIN Retrieval here at Portal. If you are looking for a new KRA PIN, you can also request for KRA PIN Registration here. 

The next item that you need to have is your iTax Password to enable you login to the iTax Portal. If you have forgotten your iTax Password, you can check our guide on How To Reset iTax Password and a new password will be sent to your iTax registered email address.

If you don’t know, no longer use or have forgotten your iTax email address, you can request for Change of Email Address here also. If you have a KRA PIN that is not on iTax, you can request for KRA PIN Update and have your KRA PIN Number migrated to iTax so as to enable you file your iTax Returns with ease.

Having addressed the above issues, then we can begin the process of How To Download KRA PIN Number Online on iTax Portal

How To Download KRA PIN Number Online on iTax Portal

Step 1: Access KRA iTax Portal using

First and foremost, you will need to access the KRA iTax Portal using the link provided in the above description. 

access kra itax portal

Step 2: Enter KRA PIN Number

Next, you will need to enter your KRA PIN Number. Once you have entered your KRA PIN, click on the “Continue” button. 

enter your kra pin number

Step 3: Enter Your iTax Password and Security Stamp (Solve Arithmetic Question)

In this step, you will need to enter your iTax Password and solve the arithmetic question (security stamp). Once done, click on the “Login” button. 

enter your itax password and security stamp

Step 4: iTax iPage Dashboard

When you successfully logged into your iTax account, you will be able to see various iTax functionalities and features. This is as shown in the screenshot below. 

itax account dashboard

Step 5: Click on Registration Tab then Reprint KRA PIN Certificate 

In this step, you will click on the “Registration” menu tab then followed by “Reprint PIN Certificate” sub menu from the dropdown list. 

click on reprint pin certificate

Step 6: Select Applicant Type

In this step, you will need to select the applicant type. In our case, we select taxpayer as the option since it is the taxpayer who wants to download the KRA PIN Certificate.

select taxpayer type

Step 7: Download and Reprint KRA PIN Certificate 

In this last step, you will click on the Download KRA PIN Certificate link to download the PDF version of the KRA PIN Certificate. Also an email notification will be sent to your registered email address. This is as shown below. 

download and print kra pin certificate

Those are the steps involved in downloading and printing KRA PIN on iTax. So next time you are in need of a KRA PIN certificate copy, just follow the above steps on How To Download KRA PIN Number Online on iTax Portal

READ ALSO: How To File iTax Returns Using The KRA iTax Mobile App

Looking to amend/change your KRA PIN details on iTax Portal? Check our article on How To Amend KRA PIN Principal Physical Address Details (KRA PIN Amendment).


Matthews Ohotto is a highly accomplished individual who holds a Bachelor of Business Information Technology (BBIT) degree with Second Class Honours Upper Division from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).  He is the Founder of CYBER.CO.KE Portal and the Content Editor at CYBER.CO.KE Blog