KRA Pin Registration| Requirements And How to Apply

KRA Pin Registration Portal, How to Apply, KRA Pin Application Status, How to Check and Retrieve a lost KRA Pin.

The following people and entities MUST have a KRA Pin Number;

  • People who are employed
  • People in business
  • People who have rental income
  • Students who wish to apply for a HELB Loan
  • People who want to perform any of the transactions listed below

KRA Pin Number Tax Obligations

While applying for the KRA PIN Number, you will be required to select a tax obligation. These tax obligations include:

Income Tax:
This is a compulsory obligation that applies to all residents and non-residents who live and work in Kenya.

Value Added Tax (VAT):
This Tax obligation applies to suppliers of taxable goods and services in Kenya

Pay As You Earn (PAYE):
This Tax Obligation applies to all employers who must remit to Kenya Revenue Authority, all tax deductions from their employees.

How to Apply for KRA Pin and Requirements.

Follow these steps below for a successful KRA Pin Application.

Step 1.

Visit, then on the panel labelled ‘Do you want to apply for a Pin?’ on left side of the KRA website, click on ‘New PIN Registration.


Step 2.

You will see ‘Taxpayer Type’ option on the portal, select ‘Individual or Non- Individual’ depending on the entity you are applying for i.e Individual (Personal, Student, Employee, Sole Proprietors) and Non-Individual (Company, Trust, Club).

On the ‘Mode of Registration’ option select Online Form and click Next


Step 3.

At the ‘Residential Details’ panel, choose the Citizenship either Kenyan, Non Kenyan Resident or Non Kenyan Non Resident.

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Then fill your professional details in all the choices of Major Group, Sub Group and Minor Group.

Keep Following the Instructions afterwards, untill you finally  arrive at the application Portal.


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