NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 16 – Kenyans will no longer be able to import second-hand vehicles whose first year of registration is below 1st January 2011.
In a notice Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) says that only motor vehicles that whose year of first registration is from 1st January 2011 and later shall be allowed into the country as from 1st January 2018.
Further, the bureau says, certificates of roadworthiness for vehicles whose first year of first registration is 2010 will not be valid after 31st December 2017.
“All vehicles issued with such certificates must have arrived at the port of entry by 31st December 2017. Any 2010 models arriving after 31st Dec 2017 will be deemed not to be complying and shall be rejected at the port of entry.” the notice reads.