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How to check your NHIF and NSSF status via SMS

How to check check your NHIF and NSSF status via SMS

WHAT IS NSSF?-National Social Security Fund
Government agency
The National Social Security Fund is a Kenyan government agency responsible for the collection, safekeeping, responsible investment and distribution of retirement funds of employees in both the formal and informal sectors of the Kenyan Economy. Participation for both employers and employees is compulsory.
Headquarters: Nairobi, Kenya
Founder: National Assembly
Founded: 1965
Jurisdiction: Kenya

How to check you NHIF and NSSF contributions via SMS. (Courtesy)
How to check you NHIF and NSSF contributions via SMS. (Courtesy)

Have you ever checked your NHIF and NSSF contributions since you got employed? Unlike in the past where one was required to walk to their offices to get the account details, checking your contributions has now never been easier.

There are other ways someone can access both NHIF and NSSF details, that is, via email and through the website, but today, we’ll look at how you can check your status via SMS.

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Go to the main menu on your mobile phone and compose a message
At the message space, type ‘ID’, a space followed by the ID number or the Passport number if applicable. For example, ID 12345678.
Send the message to 21101.
You’ll receive a message after your NHIF account status has been processed.
Note that you’ll be charged Sh10 bob for the transaction.

How to check your NHIF and NSSF status via SMS


How to check NSSF status via SMS

  1. Send the word “NSSF” to 6773 and follow instructions.
  2. Type NSSF, NSSF No, Date of Birth, Full Names and send to 6773. Remember to leave space after typing each detail.
  3. You will receive a PIN (after they validate their data)
  4. Type Bal, your new PIN” and send to 6773
  5. View your statement balance.

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