How To Pay For NHIF Via Mpesa

In this post, we will have a look at how to pay for your NHIF contribution via Mpesa Paybill 222222. The National Hospital Insurance Fund  (NHIF) is the largest and most affordable medical insurance cover that enables Kenyans to enjoy many benefits from as low as Ksh 500 per month.

The cover which is available to formal and informal employment protects principal members and beneficiaries. All citizens and Kenyan residents above 18 years of age are eligible to register for NHIF. One can apply for a single or family membership, allowing them to in.

To make your NHIF contributions via Mpesa, one must know the government paybill number (222222) and contributor’s ID number which acts as the account number.

How To Pay For NHIF Via Mpesa Paybill 222222 

1. Go to your Mpesa Menu

2. Select ” Lipa na Mpesa”

3. Select Paybill

4. Enter 222222 as the Business Number

5. Enter Account number:

  • NHIFM-ID Number (For Normal contributions e.g. NHIFM-3456789004)
  •  NHIFP-ID Number (For Penalty contributions e.g. NHIFP-098765439876)

6. Enter the amount you would like to contribute – the minimum is Ksh 500

7. Enter your Mpesa PIN and press OK.

8. You will receive a transaction confirmation message from Mpesa.

9. The transaction will be completed and will update your member account.

NHIF Contacts 

Phone : (020) 272 3246 / (020) 272 3290


You can also contact NHIF via their Twitter handle @nhifkenya for a quick response.

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