NITA plays a vital role in promoting industrial training and workforce development in the country. Registering with NITA not only ensures compliance with training levy regulations but also opens up opportunities for accessing training programs and contributing to a skilled workforce. This guide will take you through the step-by-step process of registering as an employer with NITA Kenya.
- Gather Required Documents and Information
Before initiating the registration process, make sure you have the following documents and information ready:
- Certificate of Incorporation or Business Registration certificate
- PIN Certificate from Kenya Revenue Authority
- A copy of the Memorandum and Articles of Association for limited companies
- Employer’s full name, address and contract details
- Employee details, including the number of employees, job categories and payroll information
- Complete the NITA Employer Registration Form
Visit the official NITA Kenya website or contact your nearest NITA office to obtain the employer registration form. Fill out the form accurately, providing all the required information. Double-check the form for any errors or omissions before proceeding.
- Prepare the Required Documentation
Attach the necessary documents to your registration form. This typically includes copies of your Certificate of Incorporation, PIN Certificate, and Memorandum and Articles of Association. Ensure that the documents are clear, legible, and up-to-date.
- Submit the Registration Form
Once you have completed the registration form and gathered all the required documentation, it’s time to submit your application. There are two options available:
- Online Submission
Visit the NITA Kenya website and look for the employer registration portal. Follow the instructions provided to upload your registration form and supporting documents securely.
- Physical Submission
If you prefer a physical submission, visit the nearest NITA office. Present your completed registration form and supporting documents to the NITA representative. They will guide you through the submission process and provide you with an acknowledgment receipt.
- Payment of Training Levy
After submitting your registration form, NITA will review your application and determine the training levy payable based on your employee count and payroll information. NITA will communicate the levy amount and payment details to you. Make the necessary payment within the specified timeframe to avoid penalties. Retain proof of payment for future reference.
- Confirmation of Registration
Upon successful registration and payment of the training levy, NITA will issue you with a Certificate of Registration as an Employer. This certificate confirms your compliance with NITA regulations and grants you access to NITA training programs and initiatives.
Registering as an employer with NITA Kenya is a crucial step towards contributing to the development of a skilled workforce and ensuring compliance with training levy regulations. By following the step-by-step guide outlined above, you can complete the registration process smoothly and gain the benefits of being a registered employer with NITA. Stay proactive in your engagement with NITA to make the most of training opportunities and support the growth of your business and the nation’s economy