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.