NHIF Registration Portal Online


NHIF allows new members to register themselves online through the nhif online registration portal.

To start registering yourself now, enter your national ID number, then your year of birth and click on ‘register’

After you have registered, you can always acess nhif online services via the nhif selfacare portal. 

Already a member? Log into the nhif self care portal




How can I check my NHIF status?

✓ Find the main menu of your phone and compose a new message. ✓ Type 'ID', a space followed by the ID number or the Passport number. ✓ Send to 21101.You shall receive a message after your NHIF account status has been processed.

Can you register NHIF online?

✓ Visit NHIF registration portal. ✓ Choose Self Employed. ✓ Enter your ID/Passport/Alien ID. ✓ Fill in all other form fields. ✓ Include a Scanned Copy of Your ID or passport. ✓ Include a Passport size Photo.If married, attach your spouse's Marriage Certificate then confirm to finish.

How much do I pay for NHIF?

NHIF rates vary depending on gross monthly income. The lowest contribution is 150 shillings for 5,999 shillings income. The highest contributions are 1,700 shillings for incomes over 100,000 shillings per month.

How much does it cost to register for NHIF?

To register for NHIF is free after which you shall need to pay for monthly contributions for your nhif health insurance.

How can I register NHIF by phone?

Dial *155# and follow the prompts to register for NHIF by phone in Kenya.

For queries, contact nhif customer support via 0800 720 601 Or  customercare@nhif.or.ke