Importing Japanese Vehicles to Kenya

New Fee Structure for Kenya Roadworthy Inspection (RWI)

(the following anouncement was received from JEVIC on 13th Jan 2012).

Jevic are pleased to anounce the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) has re-appointed JEVIC to provide the Pre-shipment Cerification of Conformity (PVoC) roadworthiness inspection of used vehicles.

This inspection will continue in Japan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Singapore and South Africa. There is no change to the JEVIC operational procedure and professional inspection standard.

KEBS have anounced a new fee structure for Japan;

Total Inspection Fee: JPY16,660, including tax, per inspection.
[Note: This includes a KEBS administration fee of US$34.00]

Kenyan Import Duties

The duty payable on the importation of a motor vehicle for use in Kenya is as follows:

  • Import Duty: 25% of the CIF value of the vehicle
  • Excise Duty: 20% of the (CIF value + Import Duty)
  • VAT: 16% of the (CIF value + Import Duty + Excise Duty)
  • IDF: 2.25% of the CIF value or Ksh. 5,000, whichever is higher, is payable.

CIF - This is the customs value of the vehicle i.e. the Cost, Insurance & Freight paid for the vehicle.

The CIF value of the vehicle is also deduced from the Current Retail Selling Price (CRSP) of the vehicle.

The above calculation is in accordance with the calculation as published by the Kenyan Revenue Authority and may change at anytime without notice. We therefore strongly recommend you confirm directly with the KRA for up to date information. JeksCars does not accept any responsibility or claims in case of errors or changes in relation to the above information.
Refer the following link for further details: http://www.kra.go.ke/customs/faqcustoms.html#Q2.

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