Here’s everything you need to know about NTSA TIMS Portal – how to create an account, log in and use the services.
The NTSA TIMS (Transport Integrated Management System) portal is an online platform in Kenya that manages all vehicle registration, inspection, and licensing aspects. The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) developed the portal, allowing vehicle owners to access various services online.
Services Offered on NTSA TIMS Portal
The NTSA TIMS portal provides several services that were previously only available in physical offices. These include the following.
#1 Vehicle Registration
Vehicle owners can register new or imported vehicles on the NTSA TIMS portal. This includes applying for new number plates, logbooks, and other registration documents.
#2 Vehicle Inspection
Vehicle inspection bookings can be made and managed through the NTSA TIMS portal. This includes booking inspection appointments, checking the status of inspection bookings, and receiving inspection reports online.
#3 Driving License Application and Renewal
Drivers can apply for or renew existing licenses through the NTSA TIMS portal. This includes submitting the required documents, scheduling appointments for driving tests, and receiving notifications when licenses are ready for collection.
#4 Transfer of Vehicle Ownership
Vehicle owners can transfer ownership of their vehicles through the NTSA TIMS portal. This includes verifying the details of the buyer and seller, submitting the required documents, and paying the transfer fee online.
#5 Payment of Fines and Penalties
Vehicle owners can pay outstanding fines or penalties through the NTSA TIMS portal. This includes traffic fines, parking fees, and other related charges.
How to Create an NTSA TIMS Account
Vehicle owners must create an NTSA TIMS portal account using their national identification number (ID) and a valid email address to access these services. Once registered, users can log in to the portal and access the various services available.
Creating an account on Kenya’s NTSA TIMS (Transport Integrated Management System) portal is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to create your account:
Step 1: Visit the NTSA TIMS portal
Open your web browser and go to the NTSA TIMS portal at tims.ntsa.go.ke. The portal will load and display the login page.
Step 2: Click on “New User? Register Here”
You will see a “New User? Register Here” button on the login page below the login form. Click on the button to proceed to the registration page.
Step 3: Enter your details
You must enter your details on the registration page, including your national identification number (ID), first name, last name, and email address. Ensure that the details you enter are accurate and match the information on your ID.
Step 4: Create a password
After entering your details, create a strong password that is easy to remember but difficult for others to guess. Your password should be at least 8 characters long and include a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.
Step 5: Verify your account
Once you have entered your details and created a password, you must verify your account. An email with a verification link will be sent to the email address you provided during registration. Click on the verification link to confirm your account.
Step 6: Log in to your account
After verifying your account, you can log in to the NTSA TIMS portal using your national ID number and password. Once logged in, you can access various services, including vehicle registration, inspection, and licensing.
NTSA TIMS FAQs
Below are the most frequently asked questions about NTSA TIMS – a convenient and efficient platform for managing all aspects of vehicle registration, inspection, and licensing in Kenya. If you have further questions, please refer to the NTSA TIMS website or contact their customer support team.
What is NTSA TIMS?
NTSA TIMS is National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) Transport Integrated Management System. It is an online platform in Kenya that manages all vehicle registration, inspection, and licensing aspects.
How do I access NTSA TIMS?
To access NTSA TIMS, visit the official NTSA TIMS portal at https://tims.ntsa.go.ke/ and create an account. Once you have created an account, you can access various services, including vehicle registration, inspection, and licensing.
What services are available on NTSA TIMS?
NTSA TIMS provides several services, including vehicle registration, inspection, driving license application, renewal, vehicle ownership transfer, payment of fines and penalties, and more.
Do I need to create an account on NTSA TIMS to access its services?
Yes, you need to create an account on NTSA TIMS to access its services. The account creation process is simple and straightforward and only requires your national identification number (ID), name, and email address.
How do I renew my driving license on NTSA TIMS?
To renew your driving license on NTSA TIMS, log in to your account, select the “driving license” option, and follow the steps provided. You must upload a passport photo and your current driving license and pay the license renewal fee.
Can I make payments on NTSA TIMS?
Yes, you can make payments on NTSA TIMS using various payment methods, including M-PESA, credit/debit card, or mobile banking. The payment process is secure and straightforward.
Can I transfer my vehicle ownership to NTSA TIMS?
Yes, you can initiate transferring ownership of your vehicle on NTSA TIMS. Log in to your account, select the “vehicle transfer” option, and follow the steps provided.
Can I book a vehicle inspection on NTSA TIMS?
Yes, you can book a vehicle inspection on NTSA TIMS. Log in to your account, select the “vehicle inspection” option, and follow the steps provided.
Q: What do I do if I forget my NTSA TIMS password?
If you forget your NTSA TIMS password, click on the “forgot password” option on the login page and follow the steps to reset your password.
The NTSA TIMS portal is a convenient and efficient way for vehicle owners in Kenya to access a wide range of vehicle registration, inspection, and licensing services. The portal eliminates physical visits to NTSA offices, therefore saving time.