KEBS the Kenya Bureau of Standard earlier directed that all imported second hand vehicles and Cars from Japan and five other countries must be accompanied by certificates to prove their road worthiness.
Kenya Bureau of Standard added that the certificates will be a requirement before the vehicles are registered and allowed to travel in Kenyan roads. All the certificates accompanying the vehicles should have been issued not earlier than 2015.
"All vehicles issued with such certificates must arrive at the Port of destination or entry by December 31, 2022.
"Any vehicle registered in 2015 or earlier, arriving after December 31, 2022, will be deemed not compliant with KS 1515.2000 and shall be rejected at the importer's expense,'
Further, Kenyans planning on importing used vehicles were advised on the eight-year limit set to be implemented beginning January 1, 2023.
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