Welcome to Kenya National Qualifications Alignment and Validation Portal

Kenya National Qualifications Authority accepts online applications of qualifications for alignment into the Kenya National Qualifications Framework(KNQF) according to the level descriptors and validation from both Kenyans and Foreigners through this platform.

Welcome to Kenya National Qualifications Alignment and Validation Portal

Kenya National Qualifications Authority accepts online applications of academic qualifications for alignment into the Kenya National Qualifications Framework(KNQF) according to the level descriptors and validation from both Kenyans and Foreigners through this platform.


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About the Qualifications Alignment and Validation (QAV) Portal

The QAV portal is an automated system established by the KNQA to enable submission and processing (Alignment and Validation) of National and foreign Qualifications into the KNQF. The Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA) undertakes Aligment of qualifications awarded by Qualifications awarding bodies in accordance with Section 8(1)(i),(k),(n),(q) of KNQF Act No.22 of 2014.

General Requirements for Alignment and Validation of Qualifications

  1. Upload clear certified copies of certificates and transcripts. The documents should be certified by an Advocate and Commissioner for oath (for Kenyan citizens); an Advocate and Notary public (for Foreigners); or the issuing institution;
  2. All non-English Language certifications and academic transcripts must be translated into English by a certified language translator. The translation must bear the official stamp / letter-head of the language translator;
  3. National Identity Cards or Passports of Kenyan citizens, showing clear photograph of applicant, must be certified by an Advocate and Commissioner for Oaths;
  4. Passports, work permits and visas submitted by foreigners and showing clear photograph of applicants, must be certified by an Advocate and Notary Public;
  5. In case of name change, an affidavit should be attached;
  6. For Post Graduate qualifications, applicants to provide a complete signature page in English as proof of research work and or project;

Aplication Steps

Register

Create an account to apply for Alignment and Validation of Qualifications

Upload Qualification(s)

Populate all your academic qualification(s) details and upload copies of all your certificates

Submit an application

Submit an application for Alignment and Validation