How To Check the Status of Your Kenyan ID Card

by | Apr 23, 2016 | Kenya Government, Telecommunication | 0 comments

The Kenyan government has made great strides in digitizing governmental operations in order to facilitate efficient, hustle-free service delivery.

With a mobile phone, you can now check on the status of your ID Card from the comfort of your home by following these steps.


  1. Create a new message from your mobile phone
  2. Type the first 9 digit of your waiting Card
  3. Send to 2031
  4. You will receive a confirmation message indicating your ID Card status. If no instant reply, don’t re-send wait for 3 days before sending again.

Tips and Warning

  • The service charge is 5/=
  • If you have any query or feedback, you can contact

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