Do you need to Download a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate? Learn how to get it by following our KRA PIN Certificate Download process on iTax Portal.
Do you need to download a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate on KRA iTax Portal? Well, in this article I will be sharing with you the steps and process involved in KRA PIN Certificate Download on KRA iTax Portal.
In this article, I will be outlining the key steps that are involved in this whole process of downloading KRA PIN Certificate on iTax Portal and getting the same PIN Certificate sent to your iTax Registered Email Address by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA). Having a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate is quite important as it will save you much time when it’s urgently required somewhere.
This article will be of great value and beneficial to those who have a KRA PIN that is already on iTax Portal. If your KRA PIN is Not on iTax, you can submit your order for KRA PIN Update here at Cyber.co.ke Portal. At the same time, if you have forgotten your KRA PIN, you can also submit KRA PIN Retrieval order here and our qualified support staff will gladly assist you in getting your KRA PIN Updated and also KRA PIN Retrieved and sending the same KRA PIN Certificate to your email address.
Now that we have that out of the way, lets get back to our main focus that is KRA PIN Certificate Download process on iTax Portal. Just as it is part of our tradition here, we need to look at the definition of terms a little bit, and in this case, we shall be looking at what we mean by KRA PIN Certificate Download.
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 Portal. Once you have the two credentials with you, then you can easily follow the step by step procedure that is outlined in this article.
What Is KRA PIN Certificate Download?
KRA PIN Certificate Download is a process of getting and downloading a copy of a taxpayer’s KRA PIN Certificate on KRA iTax Portal. This process is sometimes referred to as KRA PIN Certificate Reprint or Reprint KRA PIN Certificate. It involves a taxpayer logging into his or her own KRA iTax Web Portal Account using KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password then Reprinting or Downloading the KRA PIN Certificate.
There are quite some reasons for the need of KRA PIN Certificate Download on iTax Portal. Maybe you need a copy of the KRA PIN Certificate for use somewhere. All the reasons for downloading the PIN Certificate on iTax is that you need to use the Certificate somewhere that it is required you bring the same. This forces you to access iTax Web Portal and download the PIN Certificate.
Now that we have addressed the basic definition above, we need to look at the two requirements that will be needed in the process of Downloading KRA PIN Certificate on iTax. By now, this is not new and you must be familiar with it. You are going to need the KRA PUIN Number and KRA iTax Password. Let us analyze each requirement briefly below.
Requirements Needed For KRA PIN Certificate Download
For you to able to download your KRA PIN Certificate on iTax Portal, you will ensure that you have with you the KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password. This is as explained 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.
KRA iTax Password
The next requirement that you need to have with you is your KRA iTax Password. You will need the iTax Password to access your KRA iTax Account. If you don’t know or have forgotten your iTax Password, you can check our article on How To Reset KRA iTax 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 iTax Account.
You can only change or reset your iTax Password if the email used in KRA iTax Portal is the same that 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 your Reset KRA iTax Password.
Once you have the two key requirements needed to Download KRA PIN Certificate on iTax, we can now officially start the steps and processes to be followed in KRA PIN Certificate Download on KRA iTax Web Portal Account.
KRA PIN Certificate Download Process On KRA iTax Portal
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 above description. Note, the above is an external link that will take you to the KRA iTax Portal.
Step 2: Enter Your KRA PIN Number In the PIN/User ID Section
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” botton to proceed to the next step.
Step 3: Enter KRA iTax Password and Solve Arithmetic Question (Security Stamp)
In this step, you will be required to enter your KRA iTax Password and also solve the arithmetic question (security stamp). If you have forgotten your iTax Password, you can check our article on How To Reset KRA iTax 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 iTax Account.
Step 4: KRA iTax Web Portal Account Dashboard
Once you have entered the correct iTax 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 iTax Web Portal Account Dashboard. Here upon successful login process, you are able to view a wide range of iTax Portal functionalities.
From this point, we now move further so as to know how to Download KRA PIN Certificate using one of the iTax Functionalities at our disposal in the iTax Account. Proceed to step number 5 below.
Step 5: Click On The Registration Menu Tab And Then Reprint PIN Certificate From The Drop Down Menu List
In this step, since we are looking to Download a copy of KRA PIN Certificate from our iTax Web Portal Account, you will need to click on the “Registration” menu tab and from the dropdown menu list items, scroll and click on the “Reprint PIN Certificate” menu tab on the drop down list. This is as illustrated in the screenshot below.
Step 6: Select Applicant Type As Taxpayer
Once you reach this step, you will need to select the applicant type from the drop down list of choices in the KRA iTax Account. You will have two options (i) Agent or (ii) Taxpayer. In our case, since we are downloading the KRA PIN Number and KRA PIN Certificate on our own, we are going to select “Taxpayer” as the applicant type. Once you have done so, click on the “Submit” button. This is as illustrated in screenshot below.
Step 7: Download KRA PIN Certificate
In this last step in the KRA PIN Certificate Download process, your KRA PIN Certificate will be generated successfully and you will be able to download it by clicking on the “Click Here To Download PIN Certificate” link. You need to ensure that you have a PDF reader such as Adobe Reader for you to be able to open the downloaded KRA PIN Certificate that has your KRA PIN Number on it. Without an appropriate PDF reader, you wont be able to open and view the Downloaded KRA PIN Certificate.
The other good news at this final step of downloading the KRA PIN Certificate on KRA iTax Portal, is that a copy of the KRA PIN Certificate will be sent to the email address that is registered with that KRA PIN Number. So, if you are lover of softcopy documents, your work has been cut by 98% as you do not need to scan the KRA PIN Certificate anymore. Below is a screenshot of the email that will be sent to you with a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate coming with it.
So, to sum up the above steps that you need to follow when in need of that precious KRA PIN Certificate document, you need to ensure that you have with you your KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password. Once you have these two items with you, then downloading the KRA PIN Certificate will be a walk in the park for your. Just remember to follow our 7 steps on KRA PIN Certificate Download Process On KRA iTax Portal.
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.