How To Replace Lost KCPE Or KCSE Certificates, Kenya.

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The Kenya National Examinations Council [KNEC] started implementing policy in replacement of certificates for the affected candidates who sat for KNEC examinations from year 1981 on 2nd March 2009.

However Knec no longer issues duplicates certificates. What it issues is results confirmation which serves as a replacement for the lost certificates.

Previously Knec allowed a manual process of replacing certificates. The examiner has however now moved all the certificate replacement process to an online platform.

You can now easily replace your lost KCPE or KCSE certificate by following a simple online procedure that Knec released a year ago.

Below are the step by step guide on how to replace your lost KCPE or KCSE certificate online.

KCPE – Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

KCSE – Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education.


Here are the step by step guidelines on how to solve this

First if you lost your KCSE or KCPE certificates login to knec’s portal where you will be required to fill QMIS form under confirmation to get the results confirmation.

To apply online for KNEC confirmation of results Click here, then click ‘Register‘ to create an account then apply.

Register as a candidate.







Scan any of the following documents.

A photocopy or result slip of the lost certificate (if available)

The Class nominal results sheet for the year you did the exam.

A letter from the school where you did the exam.


Create your KNEC online account, registering as a candidate.

A password is sent to your email. Use it to log in.

Click on CONFIRMATION and fill in the required details.

Attach the available document and submit.





You’ll be required to pay an application fee of Kshs. 2,320 via MPESA Pay bill 250544.

The Mpesa Account number is provided via SMS after submission of the application and verification of your documents.

You can check the progress of your application online by logging in to the portal then click status.

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