How to check your NHIF status through the phone

You can check your account status using your phone. Follow these steps to get your NHIF account status on your mobile phone:

  • Open your phone messaging application and compose a new SMS message
  • Type the letters “ID”, space, then your National ID number (or passport number if applicable) for example ID 12345678
  • Send the message to 21101
  • SMS charge service is Ksh 10 above normal rates.

Once you do that, you will receive and SMS with the balance for your NHIF Contribution.

Source: twitter/nhifkenya