As per Kenyan regulations, all vehicles being shipped from the UK are required to undergo an inspection to ensure the vehicle is road worthy as per KEBS standards.

The inspection company require a copy of the V5 as well as a valid MOT.

Yes you can, however there will be a GBP 20.00 additional charge for pre-shipment inspection and the V5 will be needed in Mombasa to clear the vehicle.

If the vehicle is not being shipped as a returning resident, the V5 does not necessarily have to match the shippers name.

Costs in Mombasa vary widely, you can utilise the duty calculator we have to get an understanding via – or alternatively email us a copy of the UK logbook to forward to our clearing agent in Mombasa to provide taxes and clearing charges payable.

Costs to ship a vehicle vary based on it being a saloon or a 4×4 and whether the vehicle will be shipped in a container or on RoRo. Call us on 0208 8191265 and we can advise, alternatively email us on

Yes – At our port office in Tilbury, once vehicles have been dropped off we can arrange for the pre-shipment inspection to be carried out on your behalf.

Container vessels sail on a weekly basis, while for RoRo there are generally two vessels a month. Please see our shipping schedule for the latest dates.

For a normal clearance, the Original Bills of Lading, Original Pre-Shipment Inspection, the original UK Log Book, Consignee ID copy and KRA PIN copy are required. For clearances where there are exemptions – different documents are required.

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