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How To Amend NHIF Existing Membership

How To Amend NHIF Existing Membership

This article is about how to amend NHIF Existing Membership; a guide on how to change your existing NHIF membership. Registered members of the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) can change the beneficiaries of their card. When editing, you may want to include your wife, husband, baby, etc.

How To Amend NHIF Existing Membership

Provision of this service is available from any NHIF office or Huduma Center in Kenya.


  • NHIF number
  • original identification
  • A duly filed amendment document
  • Applicable documents attached


  1. To enter the spouse’s name for the first time, even after a member is already registered, copies of the identity document for
    Member and spouse required.
  2. To change the spouse’s name, the following documents will be required:
  • Identification copies for member and spouse
  • Marriage certificate/Affidavit from the Court of First Instance
  • Death certificate (if spouse is deceased)
  • Divorce certificate (if divorced)
  1. Visit the nearest NHIF branch

NHIF Contacts

Phone: 0800 720 601, 020 22723255, 0202714793, 0202722527


Contact us for questions about changing NHIF membership

Huduma Center: +254 (020) 6900020

NHIF: 0800 720 601, (020) 2723255/56, (020) 2714793/94, (020) 2722527