Teachers Service Commission - Kenya

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Teacher Registration is now online!!!

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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

The New Code of Regulation for Teachers. download

Reporting on Duty

Reporting for Duty

On employment the teacher is required to report to the duty station within two weeks from the date of posting.
Upon reporting to the duty station:

The head of institution should promptly submit a Casualty Return to the TSC headquarters.

The teacher is appointed on payroll.

The effective date of appointment should not be earlier than the one indicated in the letter of offer of employment.
The salary entry point, grade and automatic allowances will be based on qualifications and previous experience.

Mode of payment

After appointment on payroll, salary will be paid either through cash or bank.

Cash payment

  • A teacher without a bank account will receive salary through the nearest Post Office.
  • A teacher will be required to produce an introduction letter from the head of institution and an original identity card when being paid.

For convenience you are advised to open a bank account and forward the account details to the Commission

Payment through the bank

  • Fill a bank form and attach certified copies of identity card, bank plate and recent pay slip. The form is available at all TSC Units.
  • Submit the form through the head of institution to TSC headquarters.