EACC clearance certificate, is a document issued by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, as a result of a background check to enumerate any corrupt activities engaged by the applicant. It’s one of the five mandatory clearances required when applying for a county or national government job, also when running for a public office. If the applicant does not possess this clearance certificate, it may lead to disqualification.
As you proceed to check how to obtain EACC clearance certificate, you may also wish to learn about the following:
How to obtain EACC clearance certificate
- Download the self-declaration form and fill it in duplicate (two copies)
- Attach the following documents:
- Copy of identity card or passport
- KRA PIN certificate
- Academic certificates
- Completed form to be signed by the applicant and the signature be witnessed by a Commissioner for Oaths or Magistrate
- Upon submission of the completed form, the details are verified and acknowledgment of the application is done by stamping on the copy of the application which is retained by the applicant
- Completed form can be submitted in person or may be dropped on behalf of the applicant at the EACC Head Office at Integrity Centre, Nairobi or at any EACC Regional Office or Huduma Centers country wide. Please do not submit the form online
- No certificate is issued; however, the Commission will submit to the employing agency/panel a confidential report on all shortlisted applicants
Note: It is an offence under S.46 (1) (d) of the Leadership and Integrity Act, 2012 to provide false information to the Commission which is punishable by a fine of Ksh 5 million or imprisonment for a term of 5 years or both.