How to get your KRA Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC) free

The KRA Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC).
The KRA Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC).

Are you in need of a free KRA Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)? Well. You can now get your certificate free, online.

What is Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)?

A tax compliance, otherwise known as a Tax Clearance Certificate is an official document issued by KRA, as proof of having filed and paid all your taxes.

KRA issues the following Tax Compliance Certificates upon application:

  • Tax Compliance Certificates for Taxpayers seeking tenders with Government Ministries and Institutions.
  • Tax Compliance Certificates to employees leaving service nor seeking new job opportunities.
  • Tax Compliance Certificates for taxpayers seeking liquor Licenses.
  • Tax Compliance Certificates to Clearing and Forwarding Agents.

Tax Compliance Validity

Tax Compliance Certificates are valid for twelve months only.

Application for a TCC is done through iTax platform and the certificate is sent to applicants’ email address.

You can now check if your Tax Compliance Certificate is valid using the new KRA M-Service App.

Applying for a Compliance Certificate; Step by step process

Taxpayers seeking Tax Compliance Certificate must be compliant in:

  • Filing of tax returns on or before the due date for all applicable tax obligations.
  • Payment of tax on or before the due date.
  • Clearance of all outstanding tax debt.

 How to Apply for a Tax Compliance Certificate

Would you like to get a Tax Compliance Certificate? Well.Follow the simplified process below:

  1. Visit the KRA iTax portal by using the link; https://itax.kra.go.ke/KRA-Portal/
  2. Log into your account by entering your KRA PIN, Password and security stamp value. In case you have forgotten your password,follow this link; Step by step guide on how to reset your KRA password
  3. From your account, locate the ‘Certificates’ tab and click it. From the drop down menu, select ‘Apply for Tax Compliance Certificate (TCC)’.
  4. In the next window enter the reason (s) as to why you need the certificate and click on apply.
  5. To download your certificate,click on the tab indicated ‘Click here to download tax compliance certificate; KRA..’

Please note that where there is any outstanding debt, you will need to pay or apply for a payment plan, which upon approval, enables you to continue with the self-service process.

If you are not in agreement with the liability shown, please contact the Contact Centre on Tel: 020 4 999 999, 0711 099 999 or Email callcentre@kra.go.ke. You may also visit the nearest KRA office or Huduma Centre.

See also; How to apply for KRA tax refund plus requirements

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