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How to Register for National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

How to Register for National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) Kenya is a friendly service organization that exists for the public good. It offers social protection to all workers in Kenya. They provide social security protection to workers in the formal and informal sectors. They register members, receive their contributions, manage funds of the scheme, process and ultimately pay out benefits to eligible members or dependents.

List of NSSF Benefits Offered:

This section will help you find information on benefits and grants that you may be eligible for as a member (or relative of a deceased member) of NSSF. It will also provide you with the information you need on how to apply for the benefits and grants to which you are entitled.

Anyone wishing to apply for benefits/grants should first carefully review the information provided regarding eligibility criteria and application requirements for the benefit/grant for which he/she is applying.

Thereafter, the member/claimant should complete the relevant application form and submit it (in person) to his/her nearest branch office. Applications forms are available online and in all our branch offices.

How to Register for National Social Security Fund (NSSF)

Age/Retirement Benefit

Eligibility: Members are eligible for this benefit when they reach the age of 55 years, or when they ultimately retire from regular employment.

How to apply: Visit your nearest NSSF office with:
  • A certified copy of your retirement letter OR certificate of service OR termination letter.
  • NSSF Membership Card
  • National Identity Card/ Passport/ Alien ID.
  • Bank details for EFT.
  • You will be issued with the appropriate application forms and advised on the steps to take in order to complete the benefits application.

Withdrawal Benefit

Eligibility: Members are eligible for this benefit if they are at least 50 years of age and they have retired from regular paid employment.

How to apply: Visit your nearest NSSF office with the following documents:
  • A certified copy of your retirement letter OR certificate of service OR termination letter
  • NSSF Membership Card
  • National Identity Card/ Passport/ Alien ID.
  • Bank details for EFT.
  • You will be issued with the appropriate application forms and advised on the steps to take in order to complete the benefits application.

Survivors Benefit

This benefit is paid to: Dependant(s) / relative(s) of a deceased member. The dependant relatives qualify for this benefit in the following order:

  • The husband/wife of the deceased member.
  • All children irrespective of age or gender (if the husband/wife of the deceased member is also deceased, or if the deceased member was a single parent).
  • The parents of the deceased (if the deceased member was not married and had no children)
    Sisters/brothers of the deceased (if the deceased was single, had no children, and both parents are deceased)
  • The guardian to the children of the deceased member (where both the parents are deceased and all the deceased members’ children are minors)
  • An applicant who has letters of administration (where all dependants are exhausted)
How to apply: Visit your nearest NSSF office with the following documents:
  • Original death certificate of the member.
  • Photocopy of the deceased member Identity Card (if available).
  • Claimants National ID Card/Passport/ Alien ID.
  • Letter from County Administration confirming dependants.
  • NSSF member number of the deceased.
  • You will be issued with the appropriate application forms and advised on the steps to take in order to complete the benefits application.

Invalidity Benefit

This benefit is paid to:

Members who are certified to be permanently incapable of working because of physical or mental disability.
Members who are at least 50 years of age and suffer from a partial incapacity of a permanent nature that prevents them from undertaking employment.

How to apply: Visit your nearest NSSF office with the following documents:
  • NSSF Membership Card
  • National Identity Card/ Passport/ Alien ID.
  • A certified copy of your retirement letter OR termination letter on medical grounds.
  • Medical/treatment report from the hospital you attend(ed).
  • Bank details for EFT.
  • You will be issued with the appropriate application forms and advised on the steps to take in order to complete the benefits application. * NOTE: You will be examined for confirmation of your invalidity by the Fund’s appointed doctor after completion and submission of the form.

Emigration Benefit

This Benefit is paid to:

Members emigrating from Kenya to a country which is not a member of the East African Community, without the intention of returning to reside in Kenya.

How to apply: Visit your nearest NSSF office with the following documents:
  • NSSF membership card
  • National ID card/ Valid Passport/ Alien ID card.
  • A certified copy of your retirement letter OR certificate of service OR termination letter.
  • Evidence of Country of Migration-VISA (outside East African Community)
    Sworn Affidavit declaring permanent immigration (for Kenyan Citizens)
  • Bank details for EFT.
  • Travelling ticket (Non-Citizens)
  • You will be issued with the appropriate application forms and advised on the steps to take in order to complete the benefits application.

How To register with NSSF Online?

You can register with NSSF at your nearest NSSF office. Click Here for more information on member registration. If you are an employer interested in registering yourself/your company with NSSF, please Click Here for more information on employer registration.

Application and Registration Forms
  1. Employers Application for Registration
  2. Employers – Update your information
  3. Members Registration Form
  4. Voluntary Member Contributions Monthly Check-Off System
  5. Voluntary Top-Up of NSSF

 

NSSF Branches in Nairobi Region:

To register, you can visit NSSF Branches listed below

Nairobi Region Office, Bruce Hse 5th Flr, Std Street
P.O. Box: 50397-00200, Nairobi
Tel: (020) 2222668/9
Email: nairobiregion@nssfkenya.co.ke

City Center Branch, Bruce House, 5th Floor, Standard Street
P.O. Box: 50397-00200, Nairobi
Tel: 2222668/9
Email: nairobiregion@nssfkenya.co.ke

Donholm Branch, The Point-Buruburu, Along Rabai Road (Hamsa Stage) Opposite Kenol Petrol Station next to Naivas Supermarket
P.O. Box: 1385-00515, Nairobi
Tel: 0786998818/0773780210
Email: nssf.donholm@nssfkenya.co.ke

Eastleigh Branch, Eastleigh Mall 1st Floor, General Waruinge Rd
P.O. Box: 7800-00610, Nairobi
Tel: 0114709820, 0739102003
Email: nssf.eastleigh@nssfkenya.co.ke

Hill Branch, Social Security Hse, Block C, Bishops Rd, Ground Flr
P.O. Box: 45969 – 00100, Nairobi
Tel: 020-2729911/020 2832899/020 2713844/46/48/51/ 0737633906
Email: nssf.hillbranch@nssfkenya.co.ke

Industrial Area Branch, Simco Plaza, 3rd Flr, Lusaka Road
P.O. Box: 30451-00100, Nairobi
Tel: 0737409457
Email: nssf.industrialarea@nssfkenya.co.ke

Kitengela Branch, Africa House, Ground Floor, Kajiado Namanga Highway
P.O. Box: 529-00242, Kitengela
Tel: 0739-102009
Email: nssf.kitengela@nssfkenya.co.ke

Ongata Rongai, Masai Mall, 2nd Floor, Magadi Rd
P.O. Box: 665-00511, Ongata Rongai
Tel: 0731032088, 045-3123112
Email: nssf.ongatarongai@nssfkenya.co.ke

Westlands Branch, Rainbow Towers, Muthithi Road, Westlands
P.O. Box: 66575 – 00800, Nairobi
Tel: (020) 4444308, 0737409416
Email: nssf.westlands@nssfkenya.co.ke

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