HELB Subsequent Application

HELB Subsequent Application

HELB Subsequent Application 2024. The Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) is one of Kenya’s leading public loans offering institutions with a full focus on higher education loans as the name suggests. HELB loans are designed for students placed either through the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (KUCCPS), Self-sponsored, Parallel, and Module II Students studying for a Bachelor’s Degree only.
In our earlier post, we discussed the Application requirements and how to apply for HELB loans online and also track the progress of your HELB application. If you are a first-time HELB applicant, please refer to the earlier post since this post is aimed at students who are applying for a HELB Second & Subsequent Application.
Applicants are to note that the number of loans one is eligible for depends on the program duration. For example, one is given a loan 4 times for a 4-year program or 5 times for a 5-year program.

Requirements For HELB Subsequent Application

Applicants who are applying for HELB Loan for the second or subsequent time will not be required to provide any documents since their records have been captured by the system already.

Steps for HELB Subsequent Application Online

Follow these procedures to apply for your Higher Education Loan – HELB as a Second or Subsequent applicant;

  1. visit the Google Play store and download the HELB Mobile Application.
  2. Register your details (First name, Phone, Email Address, National ID and KRA PIN number) on the HELB App to generate a PIN which you will use to log in and accept the license agreement.
  3. Ensure that you use the Safaricom number that you use for Mpesa transactions and it should be registered in your name.
  4. Read the mandatory Financial literacy notes and undertake a brief Question & Answer to appreciate the purpose of credit.
  5. Scroll down to view results then click Proceed
  6. Click on loans then select undergraduate loans to get the Undergraduate Subsequent Loan Application Form [LAF].
  7. Follow each step to fill in the required details
  8. Click on the submit to complete the process.
  9. A pop-up message will appear to show that you have successfully applied. The loan serial number will also be displayed.

Read Also: HELB Scholarships

Notice to Applicants

  • You will be required to pay Kshs. 1 from your MPESA account during the application process to verify your telephone number.  Please note, the application is paperless hence no printing.
  • Students that are not Safaricom subscribers will be directed to the Portal and apply using the application form, after which they will be required to print and submit the form to the HELB Student Service Centre on Mezzanine 1 Floor at Anniversary Towers

How to Apply For HELB Subsequent Loan Using USSD *642#

HELB subsequent loan applicants can also apply for loans with the mobile USSD shortcode on their phones with the following procedures; 

  • Dial the USSD Shortcode on your phone *642#
  • Select option 1 from the menu
  • Enter your PIN
  • Select the Loan application option
  • Select the Subsequent Loan option
  • Select option 1 – Accept Terms
  • Enter your phone number and Verify
  • Make a Payment of One shilling via Mpesa (Note: Account number is your ID number)
  • After receiving the verification message repeat the procedure up to where we left
  • Click on the Request Loan
  • Enter your PIN and send it to complete the process

Note: You will receive a message like this “Greetings! Your subsequent (year) loan application (Serial number: 133434319) has been received.

Read Also: How to Check HELB Loan Status

Huduma Centers

The following are Huduma centers nearest to you

  • Bomet
  • Bungoma
  • Chuka
  • Eldoret
  • Embu
  • Garissa
  • Nairobi GPO
  • Kakamega
  • Kericho
  • Kilifi
  • Kisii
  • Kisumu
  • Kitale
  • Kitui
  • Lodwar
  • Machakos
  • Makueni
  • Meru
  • Migori
  • Mombasa
  • Murang’a
  • Nakuru
  • Nandi Narok
  • Nyeri
  • Taita Taveta
  • Thika
  • West Pokot

Read Also: HELB Student Portal

HELB Student Service Centre on Mezzanine

The following are Student Service Centre on Mezzanine centers nearest to you

  • Anniversary Towers
  • University Way
  • Nairobi

HELB Contact Information

Phone Number: 0711052000
Email: [email protected]
Operating Hours: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Website: https://www.helb.co.ke/

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