Deregistration

A teacher can be deregistered if he/she:

  • dies
  • obtains registration fraudulently
  • has been convicted of a sexual offence or an offence against a learner
  • has been convicted of a criminal offence which renders the person unfit to be a teacher
  • is found unfit to teach following disciplinary proceedings
  • suffers from physical or mental illness or infirmity which renders the person incapable of performing the duties of a teacher.

Whenever a teacher is deregistered his/her name will be published in the Kenya Gazette.

 

Denial of Registration

  • One can be denied registration if he/she:
  • Lacks the relevant academic and professional qualifications
  • is not of good moral character
  • has been convicted of a sexual offence or an offence against a learner
  • has been convicted of a criminal offence which renders the person unfit to be a teacher
  • is engaged in activities which are prejudicial to peace, good order or good government in Kenya
  • suffers from physical or mental infirmity which renders the person incapable of performing the duties of a teacher

 

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.

Requirements:

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