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16 February 2011 44 Comments
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Guide on Filling your Online Application Form:

Please read the instructions as indicated below before proceeding to filling your application form.Ensure you adhere to the rules.Incase of any difficulties, please contact the admin by clicking on Email admin .

The Online loan application proceess is divide into the following 3 categories.
This comprises of three sub categories as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

STAGE 1: APPLICANT DETAILS (Main Tab)

a) Step 1 of 3: Applicant:- Personal Details
In this section, an applicant is required to fill out there personal information. Items such as Sub-location,Division,location etc should reflect information as per your National Identification Card.

b) Step 2 of 3: Applicant:- Residence Details
In this section, an applicant is required to fill out there current place of residence information. Items such as Sub-location,Division,location etc should reflect your current place of residence and not as indicated in your ID Card.

c) Step 3 of 3: Applicant:- University & Loan Details
In this section, an applicant is required to fill out there university and loan details.Specify how much loan you require and incase you need bursary this is the section to tick on.

STAGE 2: PARENTS DETAILS (Main Tab)
This comprises of four sub categories as elaborated below.Please fill each section before proceeding to the next item.

a) Step 1 of 4: Parents/Guardian details – Parents Marital Status
In this section, an applicant is required to fill out there parents marital information. Please specify whether you are an orphan or from a single parent.If either parent is deceased you will be required to provide details of their death certificates and attach certified copies of the same.

b) Step 2 of 4: Parents/Guardian details – Father details.
This section is mandatory, if your father is alive.If you specify on the option NOT ALIVE, you wont be required to fill the details of your father. Its a mandatory to fill parents income, failure to that will lead to an automatic disqualification of the loan.Specify income from any sourc, business, well wishers, GOK, relief ect.

N/B: Failure to indicate parent’s income will lead to an automatic disqualification

c) Step 3 of 4: Parents/Guardian details – Mother details.
This section is mandatory, if your Mother is alive.If you specify on the option NOT ALIVE, you wont be required to fill the details of your Mother. Its a mandatory to fill parents income, failure to that will lead to an automatic disqualification of the loan.Specify income from any sourc, business, well wishers, GOK, relief ect.

N/B: Failure to indicate parent’s income will lead to an automatic disqualification

d) Step 4 of 4: Parents/Guardian details – Family Expense Details
In this section, an applicant is required to fill out there family expense details.This includes items such as food,clothing,rent etc.Please enter numeric values only without special characters or commas e.g 5000 not 5,000.

STAGE 3: EDUCATION DETAILS (Main Tab)

This section has no sub catgeories.You will only fill your education details on the form capturing Primary,secondary and any other enrollment after that. You will be required to provide index numbers for schools attended.

STAGE 4: GUARANTOR DETAILS (Main Tab)

This section has no sub catgeories.You will only fill your Guarantor details on the form capturing all their details as instructed.

STAGE 5: BANK DETAILS (Main Tab)

This section has no sub catgeories.You will only fill your Bank details on theform capturing all details as instructed.

Upon completion of filling the form, it should be PRINTED and deliveredto the board through the banks under instructions. N/B: LAFS submitted later than deadline shall not be processed.

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  • ROBINSON

    can one get loan from HELB if you are a diploma holder

    • Admin

      Did you mean if you are doing a degree course and you already have a diploma? The answer is yes you can. Please get in touch with HELB soonest.

  • Wallace

    i want to fill helb loan but my ID got lost and i only have my waiting card. which step do i take. please advice

  • BETH

    I want to fill in the HELB form but I dont have an IDENTITY CARD.I hav already applied for an ID but its not yet out what should I do?Academic year 2011/2012

  • Maci

    Are the 2010 KCSE Graduands eligible to apply for the HELB loan?

    • Admin

      @Maci: HELB has not cleared that as at now. We will keep you updated.

  • George

    Hello,am a Jab student n i av not applied 4 my loan yet coz i was delayed by inter-university transfer process.i’l send da HELB loan forms on 4/7/2011.wil i b disqualified 4 being late?pliz advice

  • Obed Monayo

    I request you to please guide me on how to get the form for application of the loan…i am not seeing it anywhere..please help me out so that i can apply online.please reply….thank you..

  • Joseph

    Am a 2009 FIV student and selected by JAB. I’ll turn 18yrs on Dec 10th 2011. I have tried to apply for a National ID but they have refused to issue me with the doc cos of my age. How can you help me to apply for HELB LOAN

    • Admin

      @Joseph: I guess you might just have to wait the little more months then apply the next allotment of HELB. They are quite strict on the ID issue. Sorry about that though!

  • rodgers ochieng

    am a 2009 candidate and to join nairobi university in october this year and may you please tell me where to get the loan form that is being sign by cheif, kadhi, etc

    • Admin

      @Rodgers: Please search in The Timpata: ‘Application Procedure for HELB loan for an article we describing this process.

  • Janet

    I have been enrolled to university and iwanted to apply for Helb loan because am sponsoring myself. Do you consider working people for Helb loan?

  • SILAS

    Iam a diploma holder and currently pursuing a degree in an institute which has collaborated with a university .so, can i get a HELB loan? pliz assist.

  • valdez

    hi admin.am to join kenya poly nxt year aprl n we were told to apply for helb by nov 31 bt i cant seem get the process right…pls help

  • sam

    hi admin,apart frm nairobi,are there other helb offices in other towns where we can submit the forms?

  • Hussein

    Can one apply for a HELB loan with a waiting card?

  • Evelyn

    I am evelyn wanza Nzioki, ID NO: 2xxxxx77, tel no 07245xx76 , currently repaying my previous loan. Can I get a loan to top up I do my masters gedree. I am currently working with KCB.

    • Admin

      Hi Evelyn, we will follow up with HELB on that. We have edited your comment to remove personal information to protect your privacy.

  • http://amenyalawrence@yahoo.com AMESH

    Your guidelines are very elaborate and vivid…. thanks for the post

  • LARRY

    Just in case I fail to apply within the time limit (in this case this year’s application deadline is on 31st), when am I able to apply for HELB again? Is it after every semester of the academic year or?

    • Admin

      @Larry_It is after a new financial year for HELB. You need to constantly keep in touch with HELB via its website.

  • ISABELLA AIYABEI

    HI,IAM PLANNIG TO GO FOR MASTERS.Iam i eligible for the loan

  • Matenzawa muindi

    Hi, admin can a person who is under 18yrs apply for HELB using Birth Certificate or Jumbo junior account

  • regina

    I am a self sponsored student studying in Uganda.it has been hard for me to access the HELB application forms for SSP.please help me get access to the forms.

  • Noah

    i would like to apply for helb loan and idont haveKRA PIN.will i get it.please advise me on this.pssp student at Egerton university.

  • sang kibet

    I was delayed by kra pin now is ready, but i was advice that only kcse 2010 are elligeble pliz advice me way forwad.

  • Myc

    Ave received preliminary admissin letter advising me to apply for helb loan.Considering that am to join in sep/oct can i apply now, and when does help close the applications for those joining this yr.

    • Admin

      @Myc. Provided you have your registration number and PIN number, you can apply for HELB.

  • ruosh

    hi admin.nice work you are doing.kimathi uni has offered me a place in a degree program- jab.am currently filling my admission letter.is it too early to start applying for a loan? should i wait till they enrol me on the reporting day or i can just apply for one now. thnx

  • ruosh

    hi admin, i did my kcse 2011 and luckily jab has reserved a place for me in kimathi uni. i already have my admission letter which am filling.now, on the helb issue, do you think its tooo early to start applying for a loan? should i apply now or wait till am enrolled as a student there next month?

  • Brooks

    I’ve being admitted to chepkoilel university and i’m to join coming monday. I’ve not yet received the admission letter which has the registration no. madatory in fillin helb loan. What shud i do to get the registration number coz jab waz late to release the admission results that y the letter has also delayed. Plz help

  • dennis

    i was applying for funzo scholarship by helb but the net was down i didnt complete downloading the form. i tried later in the day but i was not succesful hw can i get the form now

  • martin

    hi,please guide me on how to apply for helb i have looked or it i seem not to see the form.i am a JAB student.

  • Ngugi

    how do i go about applying for the helb loan without an national ID card and no waiting card?

  • http://yahoo lilian mterengo

    hi! admin.in case of a single parent eg.mother and one doesn’t know the whereabouts of the father.will one be disqualified for not indicating the fathers income?

    • Admin

      @Lilian, That is unlikely. Simply indicate N/A (Not applicable)

  • Metto K Evans

    Hi admin,can i apply for loan without an ID(currently 17 yrs)