NSSF Number: How to become a NSSF Member; Registration forms, requirements and process guide
How to become a NSSF Member; Registration forms, requirements and process guide

The National Social Security Fund is a Kenyan government agency that is a Pension Scheme to which every Kenyan with an income shall contribute a percentage of his/her gross earnings so as to be guaranteed basic compensation in case of permanent disability, basic assistance to needy defendants in case of death and a monthly life pension upon retirement.

Membership

There are two types of NHIF members; Those in employment and voluntary ones.

How to Register as a member: In Employment

If you are in employment, all you need is to visit any NSSF Office closest to you with:

  • Your original National Identity Card (ID Card), Alien Card or Passport and a copy of it
  • An introduction letter from your employer (view sample)

We will record your details and register you. You will then be issued with an NSSF membership card. Your employer will require the NSSF Number on your card to enable them to make contributions to your account.

You can also top-up your contributions at any time through MPESAClick here to know how to contribute through MPESA

How to Register as a member: Voluntary

If you are in self employment, all you need is to visit any NSSF Office closest to you with:

  • Your original National Identity Card (ID Card), Alien Card or Passport and a copy of it
  • You will then pay a minimum amount of Ksh 200, as an initial contribution to activate your card

We will record your details and register you. You will then be issued with an NSSF membership card. You can then start contributing to your account at your nearest NSSF branch or through MPESAClick here to know how to contribute through MPESA

You may choose to begin your registration process through our online portal by clicking on the button below:online_member_registration

Member Self Service Links

Here are links to NSSF members’ service portals:

Registration Links.

Are you a Kenyan aged 18 years and above? Are you employed or self employed? If your answer is YES, you can register today and become a member of NSSF and start saving for a bright and secure future.

Employed NSSF Member

You may register as an Employed NSSF Member, where your employer will deduct your contributions from your salary and top it up with a similar amount. Click on the button below for information on how to register as an Employed NSSF Member
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Voluntary (Self Employed) NSSF Member

You may also register as a Self Employed (Voluntary) Member. You will be making contributions to your NSSF account on your own at any time you may wish to by visiting your nearest NSSF branch or simply through MPESA. Click on the button below for information on how to register as a Voluntary NSSF Member

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