requirements for kra pin registration

In this article, we are going to highlight the requirements for KRA PIN registration online in Kenya for both individuals and non-individuals.

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Requirements for KRA PIN Registration in Kenya

Residents

  • National ID/Alien ID Card details.
  • Employers’ PIN details for those who are employed.
  • Business registration certificate details for those in business.

Non-Citizen employee or professional (Residing in Kenya)

  • Original Passport and a copy.
  • Letter of introduction by employer or employer’s agent and PIN of Employer/agent. Details must be entered in e-registration form.
  • Original Kenya special pass and endorsed page of the special pass and a copy.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt. 

Diplomat (Residing in Kenya)

  • Original Passport and a copy.
  • Diplomatic card and a copy.
  • Letter of introduction certified by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • Copy of exemption page endorsed on passport.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt. 

Non-Citizen Married to Citizen

  • Original Passport and a copy.
  • Dependent’s Pass and endorsed page of special pass and copies of both documents.
  • Certified copy of Marriage certificate.
  • Kenyan Identity card and PIN of spouse.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt. 

Non-Citizen Students or Interns

  • Original Passport, Student ID and copies of both documents.
  • Letter of introduction from Administration of Institute of learning/Internship letter.
  • Student/internship/research pass and endorsed page of Student/internship/research pass.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt. 

Employees of;

  • Organizations covered under the Privileges and Immunities Act Cap179.
  • Organizations on list provided by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

  • Original Passport and identity card for officials and Copies of both documents.
  • Introduction/An Endorsement by the Ministry concerned (where applicable) on the letter from the privileged body to.
  • KRA or organization concerned.
  • Copy of exemption page endorsed on passport.
  • KRA Acknowledgement Receipt. 

How to Register for KRA PIN

PIN registration is an online process done on quickly at Cyber.co.ke within 5 minutes.

Residents receive their PIN Certificate instantly after completing the online registration form.

Non-residents receive an acknowledgement receipt which they should present to iTax (Railways Club), alongside other relevant documents, to complete their registration process.

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.