How to check my ID status online in Kenya?

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After applying for Kenya’s national identification card, you will need to wait for a while until it is processed to the final stage. this might take about 4 weeks or more or less depending on the luck. However, waiting can be stressing that’s why you can choose to track the process of your national ID. Maybe, your card could be ready for pickup without your knowledge. This article guides you on three different methods to check ID status online in Kenya.

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Check ID Status online in Kenya Via SMS

  • Open the messaging app.
  • Click in the compose text section.
  • Type the waiting card serial number.
  • Enter recipient as 20031 and click send.
  • You will receive a text from 20031 detailing your ID status.

Check ID Status Web Portal

  • Launch your preferred browser.
  • Visit
  • Click on the National ID section.
  • Then select Status.
  • Input the 9 digits waiting card serial number then click the enter button.

Visit the DC’s Office

This method requires the individual to physically visit the DC’s office to inquire statusof the National ID application.

ID status online in Kenya
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