Higher Education Loans Board

Education can be quite expensive but with our student Helb loans there’s now a smarter way to finance your studies. We empower you with lower capped repayments while you study and flexible repayment modes after you catch your big break in the career of your choice. We’re on your side!

Higher Education Loans Board latest Updates

2021-2022 Helb loan undergraduate first time application form

Helb application deadline 2021/2022

2021-2022 Helb second and subsequent loan application (TVET students)

HELB loans and bursaries for TVET students; first time loan applications

2021/2022 Helb first year loans: Application details, deadlines and requirements

Undergraduate loans – Helb opens portal for 2021/2022 students first time loan applications, Requirements and application procedure

2021/2022 Helb loan application Form; Downloading and using the HELB Mobile App

Helb Loans Application for 2021/2022 Academic Year Details, Deadlines and Requirements

HELB Application 2021

How to apply for HELB loan clearance, compliance certificate and refund, requirements and process

Latest Helb Student Portal Login (https://studentportal.helb.co.ke/); Create, Login and apply for Helb Loan

Helb promise to award loans to students in private technical colleges

Step by step guide on how to get your Helb Compliance Certificate online

Lower Helb loan interest rates and 5 year repayment grace period for Loan beneficiaries

HELB loans and bursaries for TVET students; first time loan applications 2020/2021

HELB Afya Elimu second and subsequent loan application For 2020/2021: Second and subsequent

TVET Helb Loan 2020/2021

Helb loan Application Form 2020/ 2021: Downloading and using the HELB Mobile App

HELB Opens Application for Applying to 2020/ 2021 Undergraduate Second and Subsequent Loans

HELB Loan for Postgraduates University of Nairobi Students 2020

Procedures/How to Apply for HELB Post Graduate Scholarships for Masters and PHD Students: Plus Requirements 2020

Full Details of HELB Loans Disbursement Amount Awarded, Application Procedure and Requirements 2020

Application Process for HELB Loans, Disbursement And Repayment

Is Helb application still ongoing

HELB Loans Kenya Application 2020

HELB Loans Kenya How to Apply

HELB Applicant Registration Portal

HELB Registration Requirement

HELB Clearance Certificate

How do I check my HELB loan balance?


  1. Enter *642# into your dialer.
  2. Select option 1 for log in.
  3. Enter your PIN.
  4. Select 1 for Loan application and Disbursement.
  5. For Disbursement report select option 1 and select the academic year. Your loan disbursement report will be sent to your line via SMS

Is HELB loan application on?

First Time Applications: HELB has budgeted to fund 72,000 applicants including those in medical training institutions. … The Afya Elimu Fund [AEF] loan for KMTC trainees is open until 31st August 2020 for both continuing students and first time applicants. All HELB loan applications are accessible on www.helb.co.ke.

Is helb portal still open?

The Higher Education Loans Board, HELB, has opened the online portal for the Undergraduate Subsequent Online Application for FY 2019/2020. The Application Deadline is 31st March, 2019

How do I contact helb?

The postal address of Higher Education Loans Board office in Nairobi is P.O. Box 69489-00400, Nairobi. The telephone conctacts of HELB offices are +254 711 052000 and 254 20 2278000. The email addresses of Higher Education Loans Board offices are ceo@helb.co.ke or complaints@helb.co.ke or lending@helb.co.ke.

Who qualifies for HELB loan?

Loan repayment is required after completion of undergraduate studies. HELB first time applicant needs to apply through helb student portal. Continuing Education Students (CES)- employed students who want to enhance their academic qualifications by obtaining a degree. Loan interest is 12%p.a.

Does helb give loans to diploma students?

Helb will give loans to a record 30,000 students pursuing various diploma programmes in middle-level colleges. … This means the agency will take in an additional 10,000 TVET students this year. TVET first time and subsequent loan and bursary online applications opened on August 22, and will go on until October 31.

What is the interest rate for HELB loan?

The current interest rate for HELB loans is 4% per annum. The due for repayment of this loan begins upon completion of studies of the student or when HELB recalls it.

What is the applicable interest rate on an undergraduate HELB loan?

You should apply for HELB loan only if you are in need of the funds. 6. What is the applicable interest rate and when does it start to accrue? The interest is currently 4% per annum for direct entry students and 12% for all salaried applicants

How do I start paying my HELB loan?

Using M-PESA (Safaricom) Money Transfer:

  1. Select pay bill option.
  2. Enter HELB business number as 200800.
  3. Enter your national ID number as your account number.
  4. Enter amount you want to pay.
  5. Enter your secret PIN number.
  6. Confirm transaction and send.