The Management of the University of Benin wishes to inform all staff that the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has developed an Online Portal where all principal enrollees can create their personal account and view their registration status.
All principal enrollees, registered with the NHIS are to carry out this registration by visiting their website
Enrollees are expected to enter their personal details as they appear in their NHIS identity Card.
To complete the process, principal enrollees are to Click on the Formal Sector, Review and Update button and then follow the instructions to create an Online web account as follows:
STEP I – Open NHIS website (
STEP-II- Click on “FORMAL SECTOR REVIEW” on the right side of Screen
STEP III- Click “REGISTER’’ on the left side of the screen and fill
                  The fields NB:
(a)  You need your NHIS NO, Surname, Date of Birth, Phone No. your own Password(Your password should be minimum 5, maximum 20 Characters)
(a) On completion of “step III’ You will receive a code through an SMS. Input the code received and click ‘’SUBMIT’’ You will receive a message that says your web account has been successfully created.
STEP IV- Thereafter click ‘’LOGIN’’ to open your web account
                 Default username-your’’ NHIS number’’
                 Password-your “selected password’’
                 You will be asked to select 2 security questions and provide the
                  answers. Thereafter click ‘’SUBMIT’’
               Your registration details as held in the NHIS database will open up to you
                showing yourself, spouse and/or all dependants under 18 years. You may
                print this for your records.
               NB: If there are any issues concerning the above, please contact
Please note that this exercise must be carried out by each principal enrollee on or before 25th May, 2012.
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