Teachers Service Commission - Kenya

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Teacher Registration is now online!!!

Newly registered teachers.download

Newly registered teachers as at 12th October 2012. download

Teacher proficiency course 2012 results AT IV.download

Teacher proficiency course 2012 results P1.download

Teacher proficiency course 2012 results P2.download

The Teachers Service Commission Act 2012 Article 237, requires the commission to register all qualified teachers before they can teach in any public or private institution.  A teacher who meets the requirements for registration will be issued with the certificate of Registration bearing a TSC number within 30 days.  The names of all registered teachers will be published every year.


Applicants are required to apply for registration online and the user-guide is also available.

One should scan and upload the following documents:

  • Certified copies of academic and professional certificates ,the national identity card and(1) passport photo size.
  • Entry and work permits for non-Kenyans.

Deposit Ksh 550 through Direct Banking or Simple Banking .  (KSh 500 is a non refundable registration fee and ksh 50 for Bank Commission Charge to the TSC). For Simple Banking click M-pesa user guide.


The Bank Account details are:

Bank Name: National Bank 0f Kenya - Harambee Avenue Branch, Nairobi

Account Name: Teachers Service Commission - Teachers Registration Fees

Number: 01001000905001

M-pesa details are:

Business Number - 547700

Account Number - 01001000905001

Ensure you have either Bank Deposit Slip Number or Simple Banking generated Code before Proceeding with the application.

Read more onTeacher Registration Press Release ,
Teacher Registration Fees Collection Circular No.21/2012

TSC Act 2012.download

Teacher Registration Press Release.

Teacher Registration Fees Collection Circular No.21/2012.

Teacher Registration User Guide.

Get the list of approved transfers .

To search faster click Edit and then Find type your TSC number in that space and press enter, of your TSC is in the list it will highlight it for you.

Re-advertised posts in the  legal department.

Those who wish to apply for the advertised posts should fill the application form.

To access the Press Release on Cancellation of Teachers Promotion Adverts click here.

To access TSC Organization Structure click here

Teacher Proficiency Course

This is applicable to promotions from P2 to ATS III after successful completion of the appropriate Teacher Proficiency Course. The course is conducted by the Director of Quality Assurance and Standards in the Ministry of Education.TPC is advertised in the print media.

Application for TPC Course

Interested candidates will apply using prescribed forms available at Area Education Offices countrywide. Selection to the course is done by the field agents and training conducted. A list of successful candidates is submitted to the Commission for vetting and promotion.

Promotion on Attainment of higher qualification

Teachers who attain higher qualifications will be awarded increments as follows: ATS II/I teacher who attain relevant Diploma/Degree are awarded one/two incremental credits respectively. Teachers who attain relevant Masters/ Doctorate Degree are awarded three incremental credits. Incremental credits will not be awarded beyond the maximum salary point attached to a particular salary scale. Teachers will qualify for an increment for each year of completed service provided that the maximum salary point attached to a particular salary scale is not exceeded. Note: A teacher found guilty in a discipline case shall not be considered for promotion until he/she has completed two years of satisfactory teaching service.