KRA PIN registration for Companies

What is a PIN?

A PIN is a Personal Identification Number.

It is a unique digit used to identify persons, while interacting or transacting business with Kenya Revenue Authority, other Government agencies and service providers. KRA PIN registration for Companies

Uses of the KRA PIN – KRA PIN registration for Companies

Companies & Partnership can authorise Tax Agents to use their PIN only for tax affairs.

Companies & Partnerships use their PIN;

  • When filing returns, submitting notices or other documents as required under a tax law; or
  • On any documentation required for a transaction specified under the First Schedule

What transactions require a PIN?

Transactions that require a PIN as listed in the First Schedule include:

  • Registration of titles and stamping of instruments.
  • Approval of development plans and payment of water deposits.
  • Registration of motor vehicles, transfer of motor vehicles, and licensing of motor vehicles.
  • Registration of business names.
  • Registration of companies.
  • Underwriting of insurance policies.
  • Trade licensing.
  • Importation of goods and customs clearing and forwarding.
  • Payment of deposits for power connections.
  • All contracts for the supply of goods and services to Government Ministries and public bodies.
  • Opening accounts with financial institutions and investment banks.

PIN Registration

What documents should a Company submit while applying for a PIN?

  • Copy of Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Copy of CR12.
  • Copy of Memorandum and Article of Association (optional).
  • Copy of PIN Certificate for one of the company?s directors.
  • Copy of Tax Compliance certificate of one of the company?s directors.
  • Copy of the Acknowledgement receipt.

What documents should a Partnership submit while applying for a PIN?

  • Copy of the Acknowledgement receipt.
  • PIN Certificate for one of the partners (needs to be on iTax).
  • Deed of partnership (optional).
  • Tax Compliance certificate of the partners (optional)

How to Register

PIN registration for both companies and partnerships is initiated online via iTax.

Follow these easy steps;

  1. Visit iTax
  2. Select “New PIN Registration”.
  3. Fill the online form appropriately.
  4. Submit online application

NOTE:
You will receive an acknowledgment receipt on completion of the online application.

A follow up email will be sent to you with either further instructions on where to present the required documentation for verification or a PIN certificate

 Register on iTax

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