Learn About Compliance

What is Tax Compliance Certificate?

A TCC, 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 Tax Compliance Certificates because it is a requirement when, among others: 

  • Applying for a job. For jobs however, a TCC is required upon being offered the job.
  • Applying for a government tender
  • Applying for renewal of Work Permit
  • Applying for clearing and forwarding agents license
  • Seeking license to operate a Liquor Store
  • One wants to confirm their compliance status

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

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?

Watch our tutorial on how to apply for it and visit iTax to make the application.