Are you looking for a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate? Learn the steps involved in How To Get A Copy Of KRA PIN Certificate Using KRA Portal.
KRA PIN Certificate is one of those must have documents that any person with a National ID needs to have. In the day to day of each and every Kenyan, the KRA PIN Certificate plays an important role. The uses of the KRA PIN Certificate are immense depending on what you want to do with the PIN Certificate.
The KRA PIN Certificate is a documents issued to taxpayers by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and certifies that the taxpayer whose details appear on the PIN Certificate has been duly registered by KRA and a Personal Identification Number (PIN). The PIN Certificate contains important details such as the KRA PIN Number, Taxpayer Information, Registered Address and Tax Obligation(s) Registration Details.
By any chance, if you are looking to a have a new KRA PIN Certificate, the good news is that here at Cyber.co.ke Portal, we offer KRA PIN Registration Services for those who want to get the KRA PIN for the first time. You can apply for KRA PIN Registration here and our support team will work on your order and send you the new KRA PIN Certificate, KRA PIN Number and KRA Password to your email address. Your request is done immediately upon receipt of your order online and your KRA PIN Certificate will be sent to your email address.
In this article, we shall be looking at the most important steps that one needs to follow when they want a copy of their KRA PIN Certificate on iTax or KRA Portal. So, if you want a copy of the PIN Certificate, you can get that by accessing your iTax account using the most important login credentials i.e. KRA PIN Number and KRA Password. The whole process of getting a copy of KRA PIN Certificate on iTax or KRA Portal requires one to be logged into their accounts.
Getting a copy of KRA PIN Certificate online using KRA Portal is much easier if you know the process, steps and procedure that you are supposed to follow. But above all that, you need to ensure that you have with you the KRA Portal login credentials that comprises of the KRA PIN Number and KRA 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 on How To Get A Copy Of KRA PIN Certificate Using KRA Portal.
Requirements Needed To Get A Copy Of KRA PIN Certificate
To be able to get a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate on KRA Portal, there are two important requirements that you need to ensure that you have with you. This includes; KRA PIN Number and KRA Password. These two play an important role as you will need them in order to login to KRA Portal so as to be able to get a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate.
Just as I have mentioned above, to be able to get your copy of KRA PIN Certificate using KRA Portal, you are going to need your KRA PIN Number and KRA Password as these two form the most important KRA Portal login credentials. Let’s look at each of these key requirements briefly below.
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.
The next requirement that you need to have with you is your KRA Password. You will need the KRA Password to access your KRA Portal Account. If you don’t know or have forgotten your KRA Password, you can check our article on How To Reset KRA Password. Once you have requested for password reset, a new password will be emailed to you and you can use it to log into your KRA Portal Account.
You can only change or reset your KRA Password if the email used in KRA iTax Portal is the same as the one you currently have. If you don’t remember or need to change your KRA Email Address, you can submit KRA PIN Change of Email Address order online at Cyber.co.ke Portal and have your Email Address changed so as to enable you Reset KRA Password.
How To Get A Copy Of KRA PIN Certificate Using KRA Portal
Step 1: Visit KRA Portal
The first step in the process of getting a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate is by visiting 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.
Step 2: Enter KRA PIN Number
In this step, you will need to enter your KRA PIN Number. If you have forgotten your KRA PIN, you can request for KRA PIN Retrieval here at Cyber.co.ke Portal and your KRA PIN will be sent to your email address immediately. Once you have entered your KRA PIN, click on the “Continue” button to proceed to the next step.
Step 3: Enter KRA Password and Solve Arithmetic Question (Security Stamp)
In this step, you will be required to enter your KRA Password and also solve the arithmetic question (security stamp). If you have forgotten your KRA Password, you can check our article on How To Reset KRA Password. A new password will be sent to your email and you can use it to login. Once you have entered your iTax Password, click on the “Login” button to access your KRA Portal Account.
Step 4: KRA Portal Account Dashboard
Once you have entered the correct KRA Password and solved the arithmetic question (security stamp) as illustrated in Step 3 above, you will be logged in successfully and be able to see and access your KRA Portal Account Dashboard. Since we are looking to get a copy of KRA PIN Certificate on KRA Portal, we proceed to step 5 below.
Step 5: Click On Registration Menu Tab Then Reprint KRA PIN Certificate
In this step, on the menu list items, click on Reprint KRA PIN Certificate from the drop down menu list items. This functionality is very useful to taxpayers when they need to download their KRA PIN Certificates on KRA Portal quickly and easily. This is as illustrated in the screenshot below.
Step 6: Select Applicant Type As Taxpayer
In this step, you will need to select the applicant type as “Taxpayer”. This is because it is the taxpayer who is downloading the copy of KRA PIN Certificate from his or her KRA Account. The fields for Taxpayer KRA PIN Number and Taxpayer Names will be automatically pre-filled by the system. This is as illustrated below.
Step 7: Download KRA PIN Certificate Copy
The last step in the process of getting a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate on KRA Portal involves downloading and saving it. You just need to click on the link that states “Click here to Download KRA PIN Certificate” and you are all done and good to go.
Once you have downloaded the copy of your KRA PIN Certificate on iTax, you can save the copy for future use when it will be required. Below is a screenshot of a sample KRA PIN Certificate copy downloaded from KRA Portal account.
The above 7 outlined steps sum up the whole process that a taxpayer needs to follow in order to get a copy of his or her PIN Certificate using KRA Portal or iTax. You need to always take note that in order for you to get a copy of the KRA PIN Certificate on KRA Portal, you will first need to ensure that you have with you the KRA Portal Login Credentials i.e. KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password.
Once you have with you the above two requirements, you also need to ensure that the device either desktop or mobile that you are using in this process has Adobe’s Acrobat Reader installed so as to be able to save, open and view the copy of KRA PIN Certificate. If you don’t want to go through this much hassle, you can get the copy of your KRA PIN Certificate quickly and easily by filling the KRA PIN Retrieval form at Cyber.co.ke Portal and have your KRA PIN Certificate copy sent to your email address within 3 minutes.
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.