KUCCPS transfer portal Open 2022/2023

The Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS) 2022 Inter-University transfer online application portal is now open.

Application is for KCSE candidates who have been successfully placed to various universities and colleges in the 2022/2023 cycle but wish to be transferred to other institutions (Government-sponsored).

Application for inter institution transfer will start on a date that we update later.

How to Apply for Inter University Transfer

Follow this guide;

  • Step 1; Visit: http://student.kuccps.net
  • Step 2: Click Transfers Tab on Top (Then follow the steps below after payment)

Select the programme you want to transfer to, put the PROGRAMME CODE in the inter-institution transfer field. You will only be allowed to proceed to the next step if you meet the cutoff and minimum requirements.

fill kuccps transfer application details
fill kuccps transfer application details/Photo

Select the Reason for Transfer (Medical, Person With Disability, Financial Reasons, Not my preferred programme or other).

After selecting, attach a document that supports your reason for transfer. For continuing students who want to transfer. You must attach your transcripts.

Then fill in the reason for the Transfer Application in not less than 300 characters and note more than 300 characters.

The next step will load automatically if you have done everything right. Otherwise you will not be able to proceed to the next step.

fill kuccps reason for transfer and attach support document
fill kuccps reason for transfer and attach support document/Photo
  • Step 5: Transfer Payment

Follow the payment procedure that will appear after completing the reason for transfer.  Pay via Lipa Na Mpesa Paybill and enter the Mpesa Confirmation Code.

The system will validate your payment and the next step will load automatically.

Make KUCCPS Transfer Payment via Mpesa
Make KUCCPS Transfer Payment via Mpesa/Photo

Then click submit. Enter your index number if asked to do so and click submit again.


The institution which you applied to transfer to (receiving institution) will receive your transfer and endorse or reject it.

The major factor that will be considered by the receiving institution on whether to approve or reject your application is spaces available in the course you want to join.

  • Step 7: Endorsement By Releasing Institution

Once your transfer has been approved by the receiving institution, the releasing institution will then endorse your transfer.

  • Step 8: Review By KUCCPS

After being endorsed by both the receiving and the releasing institution, KUCCPS  will be notified that the applicant has been accepted to join the institution that he applied to transfer to and he has been released from the institution that he was initially placed.

KUCCPS will then review your application for approval

  • Step 9: Transfer Letter

Once your application has been reviewed by KUCCPS and approved then the next and last step  is downloading the transfer letter and presenting it during admission or reporting.

UPDATE : Transfer Forms can now be filled online. You don’t have to present them to the university of transfer physically.

NOTE 1: You will be required to pay ksh. 1,000 for inter institution transfer. Only proceed if you fully understand the transfer application instructions.

NOTE 3: Only KCSE 2021/2022 candidates are eligible for transfer.

NOTE 4: Change of course within the same University should be done after reporting at your University, not through KUCCPS portal.

Endorsement and approval of application Timelines

The number of days it takes for the receiving institution to endorse your application varies depending on how faster the receiving institution’s registrar of academics is.

It can take a day, a week, two weeks, or even a month.

It takes about 14 working days for KUCCPS to review and approve your transfer after it has been endorsed by both the releasing and receiving institution.

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