It is now easy to check for the status of your NHIF contributions by simply sending an SMS to 6443.
What you need
- A working sms plan(at least 10 shillings credit)
- The contributors ID number
To get your account status via your mobile phone:
- Compose a new sms
- Type the letters “ID”, a space, then your
ID number (or passport number if applicable) e.g ID 12345678
- Send to 6443
Note: Charge for this service is Kshs 10 only.
How to pay NHIF via MPESA
- Choose the Pay Bill option on your M-pesa menu
- Enter Business no. 200222
- Type in contributor’s National Identity Number
- Enter amount in Kenya shillings you wish to contribute
- Type in your M-Pesa Pin
- Confirm all details are correct then press OK
You will receive a confirmation SMS from Mpesa immediately.
Transaction charges applicable are Kshs 15.
NB: This option is only available to voluntary contributors & the self employed.