Latest huduma news- How to easily get your Huduma Number; Digital data capture form, requirements and registration process.

Photo- Huduma Number registration clerks at work.

Getting the Huduma Number is an easy process. Just visit the nearest location where the Huduma agents are doing the registration. Remember to carry with you these documents:

1). National Identity card
2). Birth certificate (For those without IDs).
3). National Hospital Insurance Fund, NHIF card.
4). National Social Security Fund, NSSSF, card.
5). Driver’s Licence
6). Kenya Revenue Authority, KRA, PIN.
7). Passport
8). For non citizens: Passport, Alien ID/ Refugee number


The following data is captured onto the form:

a. Personal numbers:

  1. Birth Certificate number
  2. ID number
  3. Passport number
  4. PIN Number
  5. Driver’s license number
  6. NHIF number
  7. NSSF number

b. Other important data:

  1. Father’s ID number
  2. Mother’s ID number
  3. Spouse’s ID number.

c. What else do you need to know:

  1. Village name
  2. Sub location
  3. Location
  4. Division
  5. Sub county
  6. County.
  7. Contact details.

d). Biometric data capture

Since the biometric data is required, one has to present himself/ herself at the temporary registration centre. The following biometric data is taken:

  1. Finger prints for all available fingers
  2. Digital Passport photo.

In case the biometric data capture device fails to detect one’s finger print (s), the individual will be expected to digitally sign.

Once the registration exercise is successful, the registration clerks will present you with an Acknowledge Slip. The slip has:Birth Certificate/ Notification/ ID/ Passport/ Alien ID Number, registration date and your name.

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