How to register an Employer for National Health Insurance Fund(NHIF)


NHIF registers all eligible members from both the formal and informal sector. For those in the formal sector, it is compulsory to be a member. For those in the informal sector and retirees, membership is open and voluntary.

To register with NHIF as a member (Members). ,To register as an employer or organized group (employer or organization), fill in the Employers Form.

Who is eligible?

Any person…

What do I need to bring?

Kenyan Residents
1. Copy of National I.D (including spouse if applicable)
2. Copy of Employer Appointment/Introduction Letter (excludes self employed/voluntary contributors)
3. Coloured passport photo (including spouse & dependants if applicable)
4. Original & copies of Birth Certificate(s) for dependants

Foreign Residents

1. Copies of passport, alien certificate or work permit (including spouse if applicable)
2. Coloured passport photo (including spouse & dependants if applicable)

Foreign Students

1. Copy of passport
2. Coloured passport photo
3. Submit the required amount under the Voluntary/Self Employed Category

Where can I drop off my form?

At any of our branches located country wide.

Employer Requirements

1.Certificate of Registration
2.PIN Certificate

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