National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA)




The National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) was established under the National Health Insurance Act 2003, Act 650, as a body corporate, with perpetual succession, an Official Seal, that may sue  and be sued in its own  name. As a body corporate, the Authority in the performance of its functions may acquire and hold movable and immovable property and may enter into a contract or any other  transaction.

 The object of the Authority is to attain universal health insurance coverage in relation to persons resident in the country persons not resident in the country but who are on a visit to this country and to  provide access to  healthcare services to the persons covered by the Scheme.


 Our Vision is to be a model of a sustainable, progressive and equitable social health insurance scheme in Africa and beyond. Our Mission is to provide financial risk protection against the cost of quality basic health care for  all residents in Ghana, and to delight our subscribers and stakeholders with an enthusiastic, motivated and empathetic professional staff who share the values of honesty and accountability in partnership with all stakeholders. Read more


Visit us at the One Stop-Service Center for the following services

 1. Renewal of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Membership

A sample of the new NHIS Biometric Card .


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