How To Renew NHIS Membership On Phone And Short code

How To Link NHIS To Ghana card On Phone And Short Code
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Today, you can register and as well as renew your NHIS membership on phone at your comfort zones. This article is going to enlighten all readers on how to renew your membership when it expires on phone.


As days come and go, technology is also impacting every aspect of human life. And now, in the health sector it’s doing the same. Today, you do not have to queue at NHIS offices anymore. The only time to go there is to seek for help and get some problems rectified since everything that has pros comes with cons.


The only people to visit the offices regularly are pregnant women whose procedure is different since they do not pay when they renew or register on the scheme. And sometimes, Ssnit contributors and old ages.


After the announcing that renewal of memberships can be done on phones, the NHIS did recently publicize the new app that will also help users register themselves from their comfort zones using the Ghana card.


This guide will put more light on how to get your renewals on phone done. You can check out our article on how to register for a new card using the new official App.

Steps To Renew NHIS Membership On Phone


The short code used to perform this action is available to all networks in the country. Whether it being MTN, Vodafone, Airteltigo etc…

  1. Dial *929#
  2. Select 2, which says renew membership
  3. Select the type of card. Which is NHIS card or Ghana card.
  4. Now if you select NHIS card, enter your membership number twice to confirm.
    And if you have linked your card to your Ghana card, you’ll have to type in your Ghana card number to confirm as well.
  5. Your registered name will appear if typed in correctly. And the amount you’re to pay will also pop up on your screen.
  6. You’ll then have to enter your e-wallet (momo, v-cash) pin to confirm payment.

After payment, if the date of renewal is more than three months from your date of expiry, you’ll have to wait for a month before you can use your card. If not, you can use your card right away after renewal.
Sometimes, cards renewed deliberately on phone will need to be activated.

And to do that, you’ll have to visit the nearest district office to get that done for free. You can follow the below procedures to check your membership eligibility after renewal.

  1. Dial *929#
  2. Select option 1, which says check policy validity
  3. Now select the type of card
  4. If you select NHIS card, enter your membership number twice to confirm.
    And if you have linked your NHIS to your Ghana card, you’ll have to type in your Ghana card number to confirm as well.
  5. Your card’s validity should pop up on your screen

To conclude, In case of any discrepancies, you can visit the nearest NHIS office to get your problems rectified. Or you can contact their call centre through 054-444-6447 or 030-274-6447. Also, take not that, the price varies according to the ages of the member.

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