Huduma card is a card containing a unique digital number that bears an individual’s biometric data which will be useful when accessing government services.
The captured data will assist the government enhance efficiency in the use of public resources, act as a planning basis in the delivery of affordable housing targets, prevent fraud or manipulation in the access of services as well as attract investors in the Manufacturing sector and spur growth in the labor market.
Mass registration for the huduma number began in March 2019 and was set to run for 45 days targeting Kenyans aged six and above.
After registration, the captured data was analyzed, compiled and used in the generation of the physical huduma number cards with the first batch of cards being unveiled in February 2021.
Persons whose huduma cards will be ready will get notified via a personalized SMS from HUDUMA NAMBA containing a link which would be used to access the huduma number portal as shown by the below sample SMS
Once at the portal, you are required to choose: your county, sub-county and preferred collection point
Once the above is done, click on ‘SUBMIT‘
If you have NOT received any SMS from Huduma number, you can also check your card status using the method below.
How To Check Huduma Card Status
Click on the huduma namba link to access the portal.
Enter your national ID number and click ‘Check card status’ to receive the progress details of your huduma card as shown below.
Below is a list of Huduma number collection centers in Nairobi that are open over the weekends as from 8am – 4pm
|Sub-County||Huduma Centre||Physical location|
|Dagoretti||Dagoretti||DCC Dagoretti office compound Naivasha Rd opposite Shell Petrol station.|
|Waithaka||ACC’s office, Waithaka Market|
|Embakasi||Embakasi||DCC Embakasi office compound next to Mama Lucy Hospital Kayole|
|Imara Daima||ACC Embakasi office, Imara Daima/ Imara Daima Police Post, Next to MCC Primary school|
|Kamukunji||Kamukunji||DCC Kamukunji office compound Digo Rd Near Gikomba Market|
|Huduma Centre – Eastleigh||11th Street, Eastleigh|
|Kasarani||Kasarani||DCC Kasarani office compound along Kasarani-Mwiki Rd|
|Roysambu||DCC Kasarani office compound along Kasarani-Mwiki Rd|
|Kibra||Kibra||DCC Kibra office compound along Kibera drive|
|Lang’ata||Lang’ata||DCC Lang’ata office compound behind Wilson Airport at Nairobi West Chief’s Office/ Nairobi West AP Camp|
|Makadara||Makadara||DCC Makadara office compound, Next to Makadara Law Court along Jogoo Rd|
|Huduma Centre – Makadara||DCC Makadara office compound, Next to Makadara Law Court along Jogoo Rd|
|Mathare||Mathare||DCC Mathare office compound along Juja Rd- Next to Chief’s office- Mathare|
|Njiru||Njiru||DCC Njiru office compound Ruai market- Next to Embakasi Ranching Company Offices|
|Starehe||Starehe||DCC Starehe office compound, opposite Kariokor Market|
|Nyayo House||Nyayo House, 6th Floor ( Eastern Wing ) along Kenyatta Avenue|
|Central||ACC CBD Office, Ngara next to Ngara Police Post|
|Huduma centre – GPO||Telposta Towers, Ground Floor, Kenyatta Avenue|
|Huduma centre – City Square||Haile Sellasie Avenue, Next to Technical University of Kenya (Formerly Kenya Polytechnic)|
|Westlands||Westlands||DCC Westlands Office compound Waiyaki way ( Next to Safaricom house )|
|Kangemi||ACC’s office Kangemi near Kangemi Social Hall|
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