NHIF Registration Portal | How to Register for NHIF Online

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Last Updated on April 17, 2023

Looking for where to register for the National Hospital Insurance Fund? Look no further. Here’s a guide on the NHIF registration portal and how to register for NHIF online.

NHIF Online Registration

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) is a Kenyan government state corporation with a mandate to provide health insurance to Kenyans. The core business and mandate for NHIF is to provide accessible, affordable, sustainable, and quality health insurance for all Kenyan citizens.

For those who are employed (formal sector), it is mandatory to be an NHIF member. For those who are self-employed (informal sector) or retirees, membership is voluntary.

NHIF Online Portal

The National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) now has an online portal that makes it easy for members to register and enjoy the benefits of its super covers. Below is a guide on how to register for NHIF online.

NHIF Registration

How to register for NHIF online

The procedure for NHIF online registration for those who are self-employed is as follows below:

  • Go to: NHIF registration portal
  • Click Self Employed
  • Enter your National ID/Passport/Alien ID
  • Fill in all  other form fields.
  • Attach a Scanned Copy of Your ID or passport.
  • Attach Passport  size Photo.
  • If married, attach your spouse’s Marriage Certificate.
  • Click to Confirm. Your application will be submitted if you filled all the details correctly

NHIF Registration Requirements

  • A copy of your national ID
  • A copy of your spouse’s national ID and marriage certificate where applicable
  • For children over 6 months, a birth certificate is needed
  • Your employers NHIF code (if you are employed)
  • A colored passport photo. It is also necessary to attach passport photos of your spouse or dependents where applicable

Paying for NHIF through Mpesa paybill

Below are steps on how to pay for NHIF contribution via Mpesa paybill.

  • Choose Pay Bill option
  • Enter the NHIF Business no.200222
  • Enter the contributor’s national ID number as the account number
  • Enter amount
  • Enter your M-PESA pin and confirm the details.

A confirmation message will be sent to your phone. Did you find this guide helpful? Let us know in the comments section.

Services Covered by NHIF

  • Inpatient services health cover
  • Outpatient services health cover
  • Civil Servants schemes health cover
  • Linda Mama services health cover
  • NHIF Supa/Super cover

NHIF Contact Details

  • NHIF phone Contacts: (020) 272 3246, 020) 272 3281/2, (020) 272 3290 OR 020 2723255
  • NHIF office location in Nairobi Kenya: Haile Selassie and Ragati road, Nairobi Opposite Kenya National Library,
  • nhif official website: http://www.nhif.or.ke

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