How to Check your NHIF Status: 2 Simple Methods

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How to Check your NHIF Status

NHIF is an important insurance cover that allows you to receive healthcare at any public hospital for free or at a subsidized fee. To be a member of NHIF, you need to register online through the NHIF Website.

You can then pay your monthly subscriptions and check NHIF status online or through SMS.

How to check NHIF Status Online

One of the ways through which you can check your NHIF status is through NHIF website.

To do this, you can simply log in to the NHIF Portal on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Use the following steps to check your NHIF status online:

  • Visit the NHIF Portal and sign into their self-service portal
  • You need to be registered with NHIF.
  • To register NHIF online, you are require to have a phone number and email address
  • Fill the details provided on the portal, including your name, NHIF card number, phone number, etc, and submit.
  • You will be asked to generate your password, and you will need that to log in to the NHIF portal.
  • Log in to the portal
  • Check your NHIF status on your NHIF portal

You will be able to see your NHIF contributions and balance.

How to chek your NHIF status via SMS

The second method used to check NHIF membership status is through SMS.

To know the status of your NHIF account, you can use the messaging system on your phone.

Follow the following procedures to check your NHIF payment status

  • Go to the Messages application on your phone
  • Type “ID” followed by space, then ID number as a text message e.g. ID 12345678
  • Send your composed text message to 21101

The SMS system will charge you at the normal rates to check NHIF status

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