Monday, November 26, 2018

How To Pay And Check Your NHIF Status Using Your Phone

Thanks to technology you can check the status of your NHIF contributions by sending a short message to 21101.

Below is what you need to have.

1. Ksh. 10 airtime on your cellphone.
2. Contributor’s ID number.


1. Go to compose new message on your cell phone.
2. Type your contributor’s “ID”, space, then followed by your ID number or passport if applicable. E.g. ID 123456789.
3. Send the short message to 21101

NB: SMS costs Ksh. 10 only

A working sms plan(at least 10 shillings credit)
The contributors ID number

How to pay for NHIF via MPESA

1. Go to your M-Pesa menu and then the Pay Bill option.
2. Enter this business number 200222
3. Enter your contributor’s ID number
4. Type in the amount which you would like to contribute
5. Enter your M-Pesa pin
6. Press OK 

After one second you’ll receive a confirmation message from M-Pesa. Transaction fee is usually Ksh. 15.

NB: Please not that this option can only be used by voluntary contributors & the self employed people.

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