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Kenya's
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Please check your country's import regulation
and other useful information.

The Import Regulation

Shipping Destination ports

Mombasa (Kenya)

Steering Handle

Right (Exceptions for special cars e.g. ambulance and fire engine)

Age restriction

No more than 7 years after first registration year.
No more than 1 year gap between first registration year and manufactured year.

Road worthiness Inspection

QISJ

Other restrictions

Importers will be required to buy a marine insurance cover with a local insurance company.
(Applicable for vehicles arriving to Kenya from January 1st, 2017 on)

Import taxes rates

Railways Development Levy: 1.5% of Custom Value.

http://www.kra.go.ke/

Agents information

tradecarview Store Kenya
C/O CARVIEW KENYA LIMITED
Address: International House, 3rd Floor
Mama Ngina Street
P.O Box 2113-00606 Nairobi, Kenya
Mob: + 254 725 640 244 Mob: + 254 789 337 135
Office hours: Mon.-Fri. 9:00AM-6:00PM

Seaways Kenya Ltd
Address: Yaya Centre 3rd Floor Argwings Kodhek Rd, P.O. Box 62918 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: + 254 709 925 000 +254 788 458 080
Email: sales@seaways.net

*This page contents are based on information acquired in July 2015.

Local Services

Logistics Service

By using tradecarview there will be no hassle in searching for the local clearing agents for your car. Simply select the Door to door Delivery Service when you order for a car and get the full assistance with a special discount!

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*Please note that the original documents are sent to the clearing agents for quick clearing of your car.

Door to door Delivery Service in Kenya!

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Estimated customs clearance and transportation costs

Mombasa Nairobi by car carrier

Type of CarsBelow 2 tonsAbove 2 tons
Sedan/Hback
(S)
e.g. 10cbm
Sedan/Hback
(M)
e.g. 12cbm
Saloon/Hback
(L)
e.g. 13cbm
SUV (S)
e.g. 14cbm
i.e. RAV4
Mini
Bus/VAN
3 - 9 seater
e.g. 16cbm
SUV (M)
e.g. 17cbm
i.e. Prado
SUV (L)
e.g. 18cbm
i.e. Safari
Micro BUS
20 – 30
seaters
e.g.37cbm 
Others
Over
37cbm
Not tradecarview rates US$826US$838US$844US$873US$1,189US$1,183US$1,189US$2,013ASK
tradecarview rates US$724
US$102
OFF
US$736
US$102
OFF
US$742
US$102
OFF
US$771
US$102
OFF
US$1,087
US$102
OFF
US$1,081
US$102
OFF
US$1,087
US$102
OFF
US$1,911
US$102
OFF
ASK
ASK

Mombasa Nairobi by driver

Type of CarsBelow 2 tonsAbove 2 tons
Sedan/Hback
(S)
e.g. 10cbm
Sedan/Hback
(M)
e.g. 12cbm
Saloon/Hback
(L)
e.g. 13cbm
SUV (S)
e.g. 14cbm
i.e. RAV4
Mini
Bus/VAN
3 - 9 seater
e.g. 16cbm
SUV (M)
e.g. 17cbm
i.e. Prado
SUV (L)
e.g. 18cbm
i.e. Safari
Micro BUS
20 – 30
seaters
e.g.37cbm 
Others
Over
37cbm
Not tradecarview rates US$786US$798US$804US$833US$1,169US$1,163US$1,169US$1,993ASK
tradecarview rates US$684
US$102
OFF
US$696
US$102
OFF
US$702
US$102
OFF
US$731
US$102
OFF
US$1,067
US$102
OFF
US$1,061
US$102
OFF
US$1,067
US$102
OFF
US$1,891
US$102
OFF
ASK
ASK
Note
  • This service and discount rate will be applied to tradecarview users only.
  • The prices displayed above does not include import duties, registration, plate number and other related costs.
  • All other costs not included in this table will be billed directly to you.
  • The displayed prices might be changed by the reason of the exchange rates changes and fuel price are changed. For the precise price, please consult to the logistic company directly.
  • For other locations not displayed on our table, please consult with our logistic company for your quotation.
  • Logistic company name and address will be displayed on your invoice.
  • Customs clearance takes 5 to 10 days if all documents and funds are available at least 2 weeks prior to arrival at Mombasa port.

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Customer Voice in Kenya

Kenya Kenya

Level of Satisfaction 3.0

Tradecarview is one of the best one stop shop for all my car needs. I got a quality and clean honda fit.

Kenya Kenya

Level of Satisfaction 3.0

the duties in Kenya has drastically gone up making the cost of doing business high but the logistic services are efficient

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