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Ship Your Car To Or From Thika, Kenya

Thika is located in Kiambu County in Kenya. It is on A2 which is twenty-six miles north east of Nairobi. It is also new Thika and Chania Rovers. This town is considered the headquarters of Thika West District.

If you want to ship a vehicle over to Thika, but not sure about how to do it or how much it will cost, you will feel better knowing that the amount will run between $4,000 and could be up to $7,200; this amount could be adjusted based on certain factors.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Thika

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated
Time
Thika to (California port)
to San Jose, CA
$200$54005+51 days
Thika to (New York port)
to Boston, MA
$400$46005+42 days
Las Vegas, NV to (California port)
to Thika
$450$54005+51 days
Portland, OR to (California port)
to Thika
$475$54006+51 days
Thika to (California port)
to Seattle, WA
$550$54006+51 days
Columbus, OH to (New York port)
to Thika
$550$46005+42 days
Detroit, MI to (New York port)
to Thika
$575$46006+42 days
Thika to (New York port)
to Chicago, IL
$675$46006+42 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Thika
$775$54007+51 days
Houston, TX to (New York port)
to Thika
$1,075$46007+42 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

Working with Professional Shippers

Hiring A-1 Auto Transport Service to assist you in transporting your vehicle from the United States to Kenya is going to make the transition less stressful and easier to understand. You will be assigned a shipping agent who will work with you to make it easier to understand.  When driving in Kenya, you will find that some roads are paved while others are not. This may or may not make it easier for you to drive in your own vehicle.

Vehicle Import Regulations

The Kenya Revenue Authority works to stay up-to-date on all current duties and charges. The most common way to determine the amount to pay is to base it on the vehicles model however unfortunately the vehicles are not always registered. The Kenya Bureau of Standards A vehicle cannot be imported if it’s over 8-years old. The engine capacity is another way to determine the value of the vehicle. The bigger the capacity of the engine, the more duty you will need to pay. Excise duty is determined by the following:

  • If the vehicle is more than three years, you will be charged Ksh 200,000.
  • If the vehicle is less than 3 years, then you will be charged Ksh 150,000.
  • The value added tax, or VAT is also considered when determining the amount you will pay. The tax is 16%.
  • Your vehicle will need to be licensed before you can drive it in Kenya
  • The Import Declaration Fee is charged at a rate of 25%
  • Tax exemptions available for citizens returning to the country

A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-518-8708 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car.

If you have been traveling abroad and are returning back to Kenya after a year, you may not need to pay any duty, unless you are bringing back a bus/mini bus. The rules include:

  • Your vehicle cannot be more than eight years old
  • You must be at least eighteen years old
  • You cannot have obtained permission to be exempt before
  • You must have been living outside of Kenya for a period of two years at least
  • You must be coming back to Kenya with your own vehicle for at least one year
  • You will need to prepare your vehicle for shipment and your shipping agent can help you with that.

To prepare, you will need to the following documents:

  • Proof of residency
  • Proof of auto insurance
  • Receipt for duties paid
  • Owner’s Passport
  • Title deed of the car
  • Car Registration documents

Methods of Vehicle Shipment to Kenya

It’s important that you make sure that you are there at customs to pick up your vehicle when it has cleared. If you can’t be there, you can send power of attorney with your shipping agent. You can choose from two main shipping options.

Roll On/ Roll Off shipping which is not always accepted at all ports but it is the most affordable way to ship. It will require a little more prep work to get it ready for transport in order to avoid being quarantined. You will need to clean the vehicle inside and out and leave only the car jack, the spare tire, and the floor mats. Container shipping is another option which is more expensive but it does protect the vehicle while in transit.


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Joe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. 

After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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