NHIF bank accounts and NHIF paybill number

Use the following NHIF bank accounts to pay your NHIF monthly premiums or contribution..

NHIF Bank Accounts [ account numbers and other details ] – National bank, KCB bank , Co-operative bank, and Equity bank

 

Bank name: national bank of Kenya

Account name: National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)

Account number :01003000904001

Bank code: 12004

Swift code: NBKEKENEX

 

Bank name: Cooperative bank of Kenya

Account name: National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)

Account number :01136011317300

Bank code: 11000

Swift code: KCOOKENA

 

Bank name: KCB Bank Kenya

Account name: National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)

Account number :1107111226

Bank code: 01100

Swift code: KCBLKENEX

 

Bank name: Equity Bank – Kenya Limited

Account name: National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF)

Account number :0170263180280

Bank code: 017

Swift code: EQBLKENA

 

 

How to pay NHIF via NHIF paybill number

  1. Open your phone’s M-Pesa menu.
  2. Click lipa-na-mpesa.
  3. Select Pay Bill.
  4. Type NHIF Business Number 200222.
  5. Type your National ID card Number as the Account Number.
  6. Type the amount you want to pay then press okay.
  7. Enter your normal M-Pesa pin
  8. Confirm all the details and if satisfied, press okay

That’s all…

You will shortly receive a payment confirmation SMS from NHIF and M-Pesa.

Note:

  • If you’re paying an NHIF penalty, you should add a Y to your ID card number. Eg, if your ID card no. is 3456783, you should type 3456783y as the account number. The penalty is usually shs.250 per defaulted month.
  • For employers, the account number is the computer-generated e-slip number.
  • Finally, only employers paying less than shs.70000 can pay via MPESA

How to check NHIF status

If you want to confirm the status of your NHIF card and your last paid contribution, compose a new text message/SMS in the following format:

ID your ID number (ID space your ID number).

For example, I would type ID 3456783 assuming that my ID number is 3456783

You then send this text message to 21101.

The reply text will show everything including your last paid contribution.

In summary

You can pay all your NHIF contributions into any one of the above 4 NHIF bank accounts – both as an individual or institutional contributions- from any of the bank branches countrywide.

Remember to quote your NHIF Membership Number when paying.

Ordinarily, your NHIF payment is updated immediately in the system.

If not, use the given NHIF paybill number to clear any pending contribution.

Note that payments are to be made by the 9th day of every month.

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