No one can surely
predict the future!

But we can protect it!

No one can surely
predict the future!

But we can protect it!

Afya Yetu

Bima Yetu

National Hospital Insurance Fund is a State Parastatal that was established in 1966 as a department under the Ministry of Health. The original Act of Parliament that set up this Fund in 1966 has over the years been reviewed to accommodate the changing healthcare needs of the Kenyan population, employment and restructuring in the health sector.

NHIF Supa Cover is a medical insurance cover that enables you and your family to enjoy an unparalleled benefit package. 

No Maximum Age Limit

Nobody is too old to register and enjoy the NHIF Supa Cover​

No Pre-existing Conditions

NHIF Supa Cover doesn't check for pre-existing health conditions.

No Maximum Number of Children

We do not have a limit on the number of legal children one can add to their card.

Largest Number of Service Centers

We have have over 8,000 contracted facilities supported by over 100 service outlets and digital platforms.

Get your family cover today!

FAQs

Find below some of the most Frequently Asked Questions.

Registration

How can I register as a self-employed member with NHIF?

To register kindly visit www.nhif.or.ke go to online registration and follow the prompts. Alternatively, you can visit the nearest NHIF office with copies of national ID card for you and your spouse, copies of birth certificates (for children above six months) and birth notification (for children under 6 months),and coloured passport size photographs one each.
1.

Registration

How can I register as an employed member with NHIF?

For new registration of employed persons attach an introduction letter or have the form stamped by the employer (excludes self-employed/voluntary contributors) or visit website www.nhif.or.ke for online registration.

2.

Registration

How can I add my kids to my NHIF card?

Kindly Fill out an amendment form & attach:
i. Birth Certificate for kids over 6 months or Birth Notification if they are 6 months & below.
ii. Kid’s passport photo.
iii. Copy of Principal Members National Identity Card

3.

Services

After how long will I access benefits upon registering with NHIF?

For self-employed access to benefits will be after 60 days from the date of payment and 30 days for those in formal employment

4.

Services

How do I check the status of my card?

You can always check your status or get your NHIF details by sending a text message with the format [ID {space} Your ID Number] e.g. (ID 12345678) to 1550, by dialling *155#, using the ‘My NHIF’ App which can be downloaded from Google Play or App Store or the NHIF online Selfcare platfom.
5.

Services

How do I choose or change my outpatient facility?

You can always choose or change your facility by dialling *155#, using the ‘My NHIF’ App which can be downloaded from Google Play or App Store or the NHIF online Selfcare platfom.
6.

Not answered above?

Click the link below to access a detailed page of frequently asked questions.

Latest From Our Blog

Do you want to add children to your card? You can add your dependant by presenting the following documents to the nearest NHIF branch or Huduma Centre.

NHIF has embarked on a mass biometric registration exercise of its members. Previously, members used their National ID card and NHIF card 

Every registered NHIF self-employed member is required to make a monthly contribution of KES 500 to their accounts.

All Kenyans above 18 years are eligible to register for NHIF membership. One can apply for a single membership or family membership 

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