One can be denied registration if he/she:

  1. Lacks the relevant academic and professional qualifications
  2. Is not of good moral character has been convicted of a sexual offence or an offence against a learner
  3. Has been convicted of a criminal offence which renders the person unfit to be a teacher
  4. Is engaged in activities which are prejudicial to peace, good order or good governance in Kenya
  5. Suffers from physical or mental infirmity which renders the person incapable of performing the duties of a teacher