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Downloading a copy of your KRA PIN Number Certificate can sometimes be quite difficult for majority of taxpayers in Kenya. This is mainly because most taxpayers do not know which steps, process or procedure to take in KRA PIN Number Download on iTax Portal.
In this article, I am going to share with you the main steps that you need to follow in KRA PIN Number Download process. To get things straight and rolling in this article, you need to know that when we are talking about PIN Number Download, we are referring to the KRA PIN Certificate document.
By now, you already know how important KRA PIN Number has become in Kenya. Infact it has become once of those documents that you are going to need in one or two places that you will be asked for the PIN Number. So, I am going to share on the steps and procedures that you need to take when you want to Download KRA PIN Number.
First and foremost as part of our customs here, we need to look at what we mean by KRA PIN Number Download in relation to KRA iTax Portal. By doing this, we are going to have a better understanding of what you need to do so as to get the softcopy of your KRA PIN Certificate on iTax.
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 Number Download?
KRA PIN Number Download is simply a process or procedure that a taxpayer undertakes in his or her KRA iTax Web Portal Account to Download a copy of his or her KRA PIN Certificate i.e Download of KRA PIN Number on iTax Portal. The process of downloading the KRA PIN Number and KRA PIN Certificate involves the use of both the KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password.
In a situation where you are in need of your KRA PIN Certificate, you will have to access your KRA Web Portal Account so as to download your KRA PIN Number from your iTax Account. I will not dwell much on that as we now need to look at the key requirements that you are going to need in order to able to download your KRA PIN Number on iTax Portal.
In most of the articles on our Blog, we have talked alot that for you to be able to access your KRA Web Portal Account, you are going to need your KRA PIN Number and your KRA iTax Password. I am going to brush through these twio key requirements in KRA PIN Number Download process.
Requirements Needed For KRA PIN Number Download
As described above, to be able to login to KRA iTax Portal, you need to ensure that you have with you KRA PIN Number and KRA iTax Password. I am going to explain each requirement in brief descriptions 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.
Now that we have looked at the two key requirements that you are going to need in order to download KRA PIN on iTax Portal, we can now look at the steps and procedures that you need to follow in order to download your KRA PIN Certificate on KRA Web Portal Account.
KRA PIN Number Download Procedure On KRA iTax Porta
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: Enter Your 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” 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.
Step 5: Click On The Registration Menu Tab And Then Reprint PIN Certificate From The Drop Down Menu List
In this step, 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. 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 (KRA PIN Number)
In this last step, 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.
By clicking on the download KRA PIN Certificate link, you will be able to save and view the PIN Certificate for printing purposes. Also, you need to take note that a copy of your KRA PIN Certificate will also be sent to your iTax Registered Email Address allowing you to access it any time without having to download the PIN Number multiple times on iTax Portal.
Next time you need to download your KRA PIN Number on iTax Portal, just follow the above 7 steps and you will be able to download and save your KRA PIN Number from iTax Portal. By following our KRA PIN Number Download Procedure On KRA iTax Portal, you will be able to get a copy of your KRA PIN Number and KRA PIN Certificate within 5 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.