How to Check Your NHIF Status online

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You can easily check your NHIF Status online by visiting NHIF portal by using your device easily.

Steps on how to check NHIF Status online:

  1. Visit
  2. Sign in at the self-service portal
  3. To register, you will need to have your NHIF card number, also use your email address and your phone number to register.
  4. Fill in the details, save and then submit
  5. Create your own password which you will be using to log in using the online portal
  6. Log in at the self-service portal
  7. You can now view your NHIF account status including NHIF contributions as well as balance.

You can also check your NHIF status via SMS;

  • Compose a new SMS
  • Type the letters “ID”, space, then your ID number (or passport number if applicable) e.g ID 12345678
  • Send to 21101

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