FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

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General Questions

Procedure and the requirements for importation into Kenya and clearance through Customs Kenya

Enlist the services of a clearing agent who will process the import documentation through Kenya Customs electronically on the Simba 2005 system and clear the goods on your behalf. An import declaration fee (IDF) of 2.25% of the CIF Value subject to a minimum of Ksh. 5,000.00 is payable. Customs will assess duty payable depending on the value of the item(s) and the duty rate applicable.

Maximum age of second hand motor vehicles allowed into Kenya

Motor vehicles of over 8 years old are not allowed into Kenya as per the KS 1515:2000 quality standard by the Kenya Bureau of Standards. Kenya Customs enforces this requirement.