EACC Clearance : How to Get EACC Clearance Certificate in Kenya

EACC Clearance

  • One of the key expectations among many Kenyans is to secure employment.According to a survey released in March by the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS), seven million Kenyans are unemployed. Out of these, 1.4 million have been desperately looking for work.The rest have given up on job hunting, with some opting to go back for further studies.
  • Notably, most Kenyans have the right qualifications to stand a chance of securing a job in Kenya, but the jobs are not forthcoming.Luckily, with the introduction of devolution, citizens have managed to access county jobs easily.However, for you to be shortlisted for county jobs in the country, you not only need academic qualifications.A clearance form from the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission (EACC) is among the essential extra requirements you need.

  • EACC Mandate
  • 1. The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission has the powers to:
  • 2. Educate and create awareness on any matter within the Commission’s mandate.
  • 3. Undertake preventive measures against unethical and corrupt practices; economic crime and unethical conduct in Kenya through law enforcement.
  • 4. Conduct public education, promotion of standards and practices of integrity, ethics, and anti-corruption.
  • 5. Conduct investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint made by any person.
  • 6. Conduct mediation, conciliation, and negotiation.
    The commission’s core values are:optimized eacc 0 1. Professionalism
  • 2. Fidelity to the Law
  • 3. Courage
  • 4. Teamwork
  • 5. Innovation
  • EACC Clearance Certificate
  • A clearance certificate from the EACC is one of the 5 clearances outlined in Chapter (6) of the constitution of Kenya.The remaining four include the ::KRA Compliance Certificate, 
  • Certificate of Good Conduct,
  •  HELB Compliance Certificate and 
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) Clearance Certificate.
  • These clearances are often required when applying for National and County Government job positions. However, the EACC one is additionally required by those seeking elective posts. Unlike the other clearances which can be done online, the application process for an EACC clearance has to be done in person and no actual certificate is awarded.Also, while the EACC clearance doesn’t attract hefty charges as it’s the case with the rest (save for KRA), it necessitates the services of a Commissioner for Oaths (Lawyer /Advocate) or Magistrate.eacc 1 1 Requirements for getting EACC Clearance Certificate
  • 1. National Identity Card (ID) or Passport
  • 2. High School Certificate
  • 3. University Degree (if you have one)
  • 4. KRA PIN Certificate
  • 5. Lawyer or advocate
  • Self-declaration form details
  • 1. General Information
  • 2. Birth Information
  • 3. Nationality
  • 4. Marital Status
  • 5. Educational Qualifications
  • 6. Language
  • 7. Membership of Professional Organisation (If Any)
  • 8. Reasons for Declaration
  • 9. Moral and Ethical questions
  • 10. Employment information
  • 11. Oarth and Affirmation

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