The Teachers Service Commission (TSC) has issued a new directive on how tutors can renew lost registration certificates.
In a memo that was sent to regional offices, the teachers were asked to make their applications exclusively online to ensure that they do not overcrowd offices
TSC Director of Quality Assurance Reuben Nthamburi also explained that the new directive would help the tutors reduce on transportation costs.
“The Code of regulation for teachers, 2015 regulation 32 (1) and (2) states that the commission may on application, issue duplicate certificate of registration to a person whose lost, destroyed or misplaced upon payment of non-refundable fee of Ksh2,055,” he stated in the memo.
How to Apply Online
The commission is mandated to register qualified teachers and has allowed those who lose their certificates to ensure that they hold duplicates.
To apply for the certificate, teachers are expected to complete an online process through www.tsc.go.ke.
In the application process, the tutors need an original police abstract detailing the lost certificates. For change of names, they need marriage certificates.
Applicants also need to pay Ksh2,055 and possess a valid National Identification card or passport.
After log in, applicants should insert their ID number to proceed to the next stage where they enter more personal derails including KRA PIN certificate, their full name and date of birth.
The applicants are then required to proceed to page four which is the final before submitting their details which including an upload of their scanned original documents.
TSC requires all tutors to ensure that they submit legitimate details and its an offence to provide false information.
The offence is punishable by up to Ksh 100,000 or imprisoned for Twelve (12) months or both.
The funds should also be deposited to a bank and a bank slip provided.