How To Pay NHIF Penalties Via M-Pesa

How to Pay NHIF Penalty via M-Pesa

Under the directive of the Ministry of Health, NHIF requires timely payments to avoid penalties. Learn how to efficiently manage NHIF penalties and contribute hassle-free using M-Pesa.

NHIF Penalties for Late Payments: Understanding NHIF penalties is crucial, especially for those in the formal and informal sectors. In the formal sector, late payments attract double the monthly contribution, while self-employed individuals face a 50% penalty charge. For instance, a monthly contribution of Ksh.500 results in a late payment penalty of Ksh.750.

How to Pay NHIF Penalty via Mpesa – Step-by-Step Guide: M-Pesa, widely embraced across the country, offers a convenient platform for NHIF penalty payments. Follow these straightforward steps to settle your NHIF penalties using M-Pesa:

  1. Go to your Mpesa Menu
  2. Click on Lipa Na Mpesa
  3. Select Paybill Option
  4. Enter Business Number (200222)
  5. Enter your National ID number followed by the letter “y” (e.g., 34566732y) to designate the payment as a penalty
  6. Enter the amount to contribute
  7. Input your Mpesa pin number and send
  8. Receive a confirmation message containing the details of your NHIF payment

Additional Information: In conclusion, prioritize regular NHIF contributions to avoid penalties. Gain insights into the benefits of statutory deductions in Kenya, understand how to manage monthly deductions effectively, and explore more about NHIF. For any inquiries, contact the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) through their support lines: (020) 272 3246, (020) 272 3281/2, (020) 272 3290, (020) 272 3296/7, (020) 272 2527, (020) 271 4793, (020) 271 4794, (020) 271 4804, or toll-free at 0800 720 601.