HELB Loan Portal is officially available for Students

HELB Loan portal is available for Students looking for loans. Apply for loan at ease here.

HELB Loan Portal

The Management activates the Higher Education Loan Board Student portal for Solicitors. Access the HELB Portal by following the link below.


HELB or the Higher Education Loans Board, is a sponsor of Kenyan students Who seek support and higher education in Kenya.
How to login

HELB Loan portal: https://portal.helb.co.ke/auth/signin

HELB Smart Card

Amina Mohamed further instructed all university students to be get their smart cards from HELB to access loans. This will assist in removing physical contact of university deans and students ledger which causes delays.

“It will help the students to pay fees from the tuition e-wallet which is locked by a special system for that purpose only,” she said.

Management of HELB loans

HELB Loan Portal should be used mainly for:

  1. Tuition
  2. Books and stationery
  3. Accommodation and subsistence

Students are advised to desist from diverting the funds to leisure or other family obligations.


Education CS Amina Mohamed announces a 100 per cent penalty waiver to past HELB beneficiaries who clear their loans in lump sum. She said this during the HELB employers’ forum held in Nairobi on Thursday. She stated that the grace period runs from May 3, 2018 to June 30, 2018.

To benefit from this, one must repay the HELB balance in lump-sum. CEO Charles Ringera said 78,000 loanees owe the institution to a tune of Sh8.1 billion.

HELB contacts

Send an email to requesting for your statement to repayments@helb.co.ke.
Call HELB on 0722052000
Email lending@helb.co.ke

See HELB Application Deadline



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