NHIF – Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) that can assist you in comprehending NHIF services, the financial obligations required, and the procedures to guarantee that your family is adequately insured.
How to add your child or children to your NHIF account?
please visit a nearby NHIF office or Huduma center with a copy of your ID, the child’s birth notification (if the child is between 0-6 months old), or a copy of their birth certificate (if the child is 6 months or older), and a passport-sized photo.
If my daughter left her child with me, can I utilize my grandson’s birth certificate to add her to my NHIF card?
Please keep in mind that you will need to provide legal documentation to demonstrate that you are the lawful guardian.
I have been making NHIF payments that include coverage for my children. However, my daughter has recently acquired an ID and is enrolling in college. Does her coverage still apply?
Please be advised that children who are still attending school will be covered up to the age of 24 years.
I would like to include my spouse and child on my NHIF card. Could you please guide me on how to do it online?
To add your spouse and child to your NHIF card, please visit the nearest NHIF office or Huduma Center with the following documents: your ID copy, your spouse’s ID copy, a copy of your marriage certificate, or a sworn affidavit if you don’t have one. Additionally, provide a copy of your children’s birth certificates or birth notification if they are between 0-6 months old, along with passport-sized photos for all dependents.
Could you please provide me with the procedure for adding my wife to my NHIF card?
To add your wife to your NHIF card, visit the nearest NHIF office with either a copy of your marriage certificate or a sworn affidavit for the amendment to be processed.