Latest Documents Needed to Apply for TSC Number

Latest Documents Needed to Apply for TSC Number

To apply for a TSC number, you need to have the following documents:

  • Certificate of Good Conduct
  • Relevant academic and professional certificates from recognized institutions
  • A copy of Identity Card or Passport
  • Passport photo
  • KRA Pin Certificate
  • Dully filled GP 69 Medical Form
  • Payment of registration fee; Non-refundable fee of Kshs. 1055/-

For non-Kenyan citizens, you also need to have academic and professional certificates and other evidence for registration as a teacher obtained in Kenya or the country of origin.

These certificates must have been awarded by an accredited foreign institution and equated by the relevant public body in Kenya.

If you are an ECDE teacher, the TSC registration requirements vary depending on the level of education:

  • Certificate: Minimum of CPE/KCPE plus ECDE Certificate from KNEC. Minimum mean grade D (plain) at KCSE, KNEC proficiency certificate, ECDE Certificate from KNEC.
  • Diploma: Mean grade C+ (plus) and above for University Diploma. Mean grade C Plain at KCSE and ECDE Certificate from KNEC.
  • Degree: Mean Grade of C+ and above.

All documents must be certified by either a TSC Director or TSC Sub – County Director.

Note that all registration of teachers is done purely online. Once you have all the required documents, you can visit the TSC website and begin the application process.

Upon receipt of the application, the Commission vets the documents and the applicant is given a response/decision within 30 days.

If the application is successful, the applicant is issued with a Registration Certificate which bears the Commission’s Chief Executive Officer’s signature.

The Certificate is then immediately posted to the teacher through the postal address indicated in the application.

Applicants can also access their registration status and/or TSC Number online on the TSC website.

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