How to Change Name on KCPE Certificate

How to change name in KCPE certificate. It is possible to change the name in your KCPE or KCSE certificate using the KNEC Query Management Information System (QMIS). Changing the name of your KCSE certificate has to start with changing the name of your KCPE certificate because they must match. It is possible to misspell a candidate’s name when entering their KCPE details during registration.

If KNEC misspells your KCPE name, the KCSE and other subsequent KNCE certificates will bear the erroneous name by default, and this can mess up someone’s life. However, with the new technology, you can edit your details from the comfort of your home.

How to change name on KCPE certificate

To do this, you need to follow the following steps:

  1. Visit the KNEC QMIS website using the address
  2. The site will lead you to an external registration page, similar to the screenshot below. Fill in the details carefully.

  1. After filling in your name, mobile number, postal address, title or designation, and email address, click the Register tab. You will receive a message in your email with the login details.
  2. Enter the username and password in the next window to login to the QMIS portal, as per the screenshot below.

  1. Once logged in, you will have access to various tabs like Query, Status, Confirmation, Lost Certificate, Equation, Change Password, and Logout. Click on the Query Tab.


  1. Select Bio Data Amendment from the drop-down menu that appears. This will take you to the next window, ‘CANDIDATE BIODATA AMENDMENT’.

  1. In the CANDIDATE BIODATA AMENDMENT window, enter the index number of the certificate with the erroneous name. Under the ‘Type of Query’ tab, select ‘Name Amendment’. Now select KCPE from the Exam type drop-down menu.

  1. Select the KCPE year, then click the ‘Find’ tab. The candidate details will be populated as per the screenshot below.
  2. The current name will be auto filled. Manually enter the correct name in the proposed name section.
  3. Attach the relevant requirements as proof that the name that you want to correct is indeed erroneous. Ensure you have save the attachments in your computer, tablet, or smartphone for easy uploading. Some of the documents that you can attach include the certificate/result slip, a national ID or birth certificate, a letter from the center, or any other relevant attachments.

  1. Once the attachments upload, click ‘submit’, and wait for KNEC to do their part.

How to change name on KCSE certificate

Visit and follow the steps listed in the post above.

How can I replace my KCPE certificate?

You can apply for replacement of your KNEC certificate using the Query Management Information System, QMIS. Visit the QMIS website, click on lost certificate tab and follow prompts.

Can KNEC change a student name in KCSE?

Yes. That is done through KNEC QMIS.

How to get another KCSE certificate

Make an application through the QMIS system.


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