TSC Online Teacher Transfer Application Portal

TSC Online Teacher Transfer Application Portal

Discover the Teachers Service Commission, TSC Online Teacher Transfer Application Portal and learn how to login to apply for transfer, check status, and request for deployment of teachers for primary to Junior Secondary Schools.

How to Process TSC Online Teacher Transfer Application

Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to process the Teachers Service Commission of Kenya online transfer application.

  1. Access the TSC Online Teachers Transfer Application Form
  2. Enter your TSC Number, ID Number, and Mobile Number
  3. Check your email notification for a six-digit authorization code
  4. Tap on the Login button
  5. Input your authorization code
  6. Tap on the Login button

The system will detect if you are a primary or a post-primary teacher

  1. Tap to “Submit a Request for Transfer” to proceed
  2. Fill in your details
  • Length of stay at present school
  • Length of stay in the same sub-county
  • Reason for transfer
  • Details
  • When is transfer required
  • County
  • Sub-County
  • School
  • Email address
  1. Check the declaration box

The system will display your current station and the requested county

  1. Tap on the “File Attachment(s)” button to attach supporting document (s) in case the request for transfer is due to insecurity and/or medical grounds.
  2. Edit, Withdraw, or Print the transfer request
  3. Browse to select the document to attach
  4. Enter your Remarks
  5. Check all the attached document dialogue box
  6. Tap a Submit button
  7. Application status changes to pending. Check later for approval.
  8. Logout

How to Login TSC Online Teachers Transfer Portal

Follow these simple steps to access and login to the Teachers Service Commission online transfer portal.

  1. Access the TSC Online Teachers Portal
  2. Enter your TSC Number, ID Number, and Mobile Number
  3. Tap on the Login button

Reason for Transfer

Check out a list of reasons for teacher transfer

  • Aging Parents
  • Insecurity
  • Join spouse
  • Your Medical condition
  • A medical condition of your child
  • Overstaying

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In accordance with article 237 of the Constitution of Kenya, Section 23 of TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION ACT No. 20 of 2012, it is an offence for any person to engage in the teaching service unless such a person is registered as a teacher. This system provides a platform for online application and registration.


The Commission Advertise for vacant Posts for teachers. This Online System allows you to apply for any post you qualify and gives you the opportunity to track every stage of processing upto Appointment (NOTE: If you apply Online, You Don’t Need to Submit a Hard Copy Version to the Commission. No Payments is required of any kind. As a Teacher, You Are NOT EXPECTED TO Register again with the Commission).

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These are returns filled and filed by the head teachers, administrators or authorized officers entrusted with the responsibility by the Commission for onward respective processing at the Head Office and proper communications on issues like interdiction, injunction, suspension etc undertaken. (Exit/ Entry Returns can only be accessed once Logged In by Head of Institution).

TSC Teachers Registration Number Application

Learn more about the Teachers Service Commission, TSC of Kenya online registration and how to create an account, register for the TSC number/certificate to access Tpay Portal and login to view, download and print your monthly payslip online.

About TSC Online Registration Number and Certificate

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.

TSC Teachers Registration 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
  • National Identity Card
  • Bank slip (If you’ve paid via the bank)
  • One passport-size photo
  • KCSE Certificate
  • KCPE Certificate
  • GP69 form
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Entry and work permits for non-Kenyans
  • Bank Slip
  • A screenshot of the MPESA transaction message (If you’ve paid via mpesa)

Only original documents should be scanned.

For registration, one is required to deposit Ksh 1,060 through Direct Banking or Simple Banking. (KSh 1,000 is a non-refundable registration fee and ksh 60 for Bank Commission Charge to the TSC).

For the application for a duplicate certificate, one is required to deposit KSh 2,060 (KSh 2,000 is a non-refundable application fee and ksh 60 for Bank Commission Charge to the TSC).

TSC Teacher Registration Number Online Application

Follow the steps to acquire your Teachers Service Commission, TSC registration number, and certificate online.

  1. Access the TSC Teachers Online Portal
  2. Enter the following details
  • ID Number
  • Surname
  • Phone Number
  • KRA PIN (e.g. N123456789G)
  1. Select Category (ECDE, Primary, Post Primary)
  2. Are you a trained teacher?
  3. Have you carried out teaching practice?
  4. Select your KCSE/ KCE/ KACE/ EACE/ EAACE Mean Grade
  5. Select Year of Sitting
  6. Tap Next to Proceed
  7. Fill in all the required information
  8. Preview and Submit

Where to Pay your TSC Teacher Registration Fees

The amounts are payable to:

National Bank of Kenya Ltd,

Harambee Avenue branch,

Account Name: TSC-Secretariat

Account Number: 01001005707400

One can be denied registration if he/she:

  1. Lacks the relevant academic and professional qualifications
  2. Is not of good moral character been convicted of a sexual offense or an offense against a learner
  3. Has been convicted of a criminal offense which renders the person unfit to be a teacher
  4. Is engaged in activities that are prejudicial to the 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

A teacher can be deregistered if he/she:

  1. Dies
  2. Obtains registration fraudulently
  3. Has been convicted of a sexual offense or an offense against a learner
  4. Has been convicted of a criminal offense which renders the person unfit to be a teacher
  5. Is found unfit to teach following disciplinary proceedings
  6. Suffers from physical or mental illness or infirmity which renders the person incapable of performing the duties of a teacher.

How to Check TSC Registration Status Online

Members of the Teachers Service Commission of Kenya who has applied for their TSC Registration Number via the TSC Teachers Online Portal can now check their status. Here, TSC Teachers can apply for a registration number online, and reset and verify the progress of their application.

How to Check TSC Registration Status Online

Here’s a quick step to check your TSC registration status online.

  1. Check TSC Registration Status
  2. Enter your TSC Number/Passport Number
  3. Navigate to “Registration Status”
  4. Enter your Identity Card or Passport Number
  5. Press Go
  6. You will receive your TSC registration confirmation

TSC Registration Status and their Meaning

  • In Progress; means that the application has been received at the registry but hasn’t been handled yet.
  • Verified; the application has been checked and it has been confirmed that all the details are correct.
  • Registered; the applicant has been registered successfully. The TSC number is indicated here. A confirmation SMS bearing the TSC number is as well sent to the applicant.
  • Reset; there is an error that needs to be corrected. An SMS is sent to the applicant stating the specific error. After correcting it, the application goes to the ‘in progress status.
  • Rejected; this is indicated if the applicant does not meet the minimum qualifications to be registered as a teacher.
  • Incomplete; means that some details haven’t been entered or the application has not been submitted.

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