Did you apply for an ID, or applied for a new ID card? There’s a way you can know the status and if it is ready for collection. You can check your ID status online or by SMS.
Check OnlineTo check your ID status online:
- Go to http://www.identity.go.ke/search.html
- Navigate to the national ID section and click on the ‘status’ button.
- Enter the 9-digit serial number on your waiting card then click Enter.
Check ID status via SMSThe SMS option will cost you KSh 5 and may take up to 3 days to receive a reply. Follow these steps:
- Compose a new message to 20031.
- Enter the 9-digit serial number on your waiting card in the text field then send the message.