How to Apply for KRA Pin For Student | Requirements, Solved!

A KRA pin is always essential for students, as it is required for numerous applications, including the initial HELB application, opening bank accounts, and school admissions, among others. In addition, a KRA pin must be applied for when the applicant is 18 or older, and if they do not have a stable job, they must file KRA returns of zero.

Do you want to know how to apply for a KRA pin for a student? It is a simple process that I will take you through. Besides, all you need is an internet connection and a device such as a laptop, computer, iPad, or phone, among others.

The following is a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a KRA pin for students:

  1. Go to
  2. Once you have logged in to the KRA portal, navigate to the KRA registration.
  3. Click on “New PIN Registration”
  4. Choose Non-individual KRA pin registration.
  5. Select the online form as your registration mode.
  6. Key in the students’ basic details.
  7. Select your preferred tax obligations by checking the relevant boxes.
  8. Key in the agent’s details if you have one.
  9. Key in the results of the arithmetic sum provided.
  10. Submit your application.
  11. Your KRA pin will be automatically displayed on your screen.
  12. You can download and print to obtain a hard copy of your KRA pin.
  13. A soft copy of your KRA pin is left in your email.

KRA registration online has simplified work as one is able to get an e-KRA pin.

You may also be interested in knowing the KRA pin registration requirements, which are:

  1. Your National Identity Card.
  2. Parents details.
  3. Employers KRA pin if employed.
  4. An alien card if you are a foreigner.
  5. Your working email address.


A KRA Pin is always a mandatory tool when conducting business in Kenya or even employment. It is therefore important to apply for a KRA Pin the moment you possess your national identity card. Follow the given steps in order to successfully register your KRA pin.

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