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International Car Shipping to Kenya

Map of Kenya

When shipping a car to Kenya, you have to decide on whether it is worthwhile.

To ship a car to Kenya you need to consider the following:

  • The total cost for shipping your car to Kenya
  • How much the insurance will be
  • Do you want container shipping or RoRo
  • What port taxes you will be required to pay
  • What port fees are included in shipping your car

Make sure that you’re prepared for the cost and fees that are included in transporting your vehicle.

Door-to-door, port-to-port, however you need it, we tailor our services to your needs. You can reach us 24/7 with and questions or concerns at 888-532-8805.

To protect yourself and your vehicle it’s recommended to take multiple pictures of your vehicle before you ship your car to Kenya. It’s also recommended that you do not put personal belongings in the car, as you can never be too cautious with your belongings.

Shipping Your Car Via RoRo

RoRo (Roll-on Roll-off) shipping is the most common method for shipping vehicles. The vehicle is driven on to a massive ship and parked, strapped down, and blocked to the ship’s deck. The car must be drivable for this process.

Shipping Your Car Via Container

Container shipping is the more expensive method to ship your car international. This method could be right for you if you want to ship multiple vehicles, are moving, or have personal belongings that you want to ship with the car. An itemized list of the belongings in the container must be presented. Your vehicle will be strapped, blocked, and braced to the floor of the container. The container is also loaded before being lifted onto the ship, and unloaded after being lifted off.

Ask our shipping experts what method would suit your needs best! Call us now at 888-532-8805

Our Checklist for International Car Shipping to Kenya

Before shipping your vehicle make sure to have the proper documentation on our checklist below, or call us at 888-532-8805 to speak with one of our shipping experts.

  • The vehicle can have no more than a ¼ tank of gas during shipping
  • If the vehicle was recently purchased, you need the title and a notarized bill of sale showing a zero balance due.
  • If the vehicle is financed you need a lien authorization letter and a copy of the title, with both signed stamped and sealed by the lien holder
  • Shipping a vehicle internationally can take 4-6 weeks. Please speak with one of our experts to discuss your options

Don’t forget to read through and print out our International Car Shipping Checklist!

Get a FREE QUOTE for shipping your car to Kenya

The major cities of Kenya:

Cities of Kenya

  • Eldoret
  • Garissa
  • Kikuyu
  • Kisumu
  • Mavoko
  • Mombasa
  • Nairobi (Capital)
  • Nakuru
  • Ngong
  • Ruiri
  • Thika


Ship Your Car Now operates from dozens of locations around the US to make the process of shipping your vehicle to Kenya easy for you. Any information you need will be provided to you, and we can be reached at any time to assist with any assistance you may need during the process. Our goal is to make shipping your vehicle completely painless and stress free!


Information about Kenya:

  • Languages – Kiswahili, English, Hadrami, Hindi, Maay
  • Capital City – Nairobi
  • Currency – KES (Kenyan Shilling)

For more information on Kenya contact us at 888-532-8805 and speak with our international shipping experts today!


The geography of Kenya:

Ecology Map of Kenya

Kenya is ranked the world’s 47th largest country, at 2,224,081 square mi (580,367 square km). The highlands encompass one of the most successful agricultural regions in Africa. Mount Kenya, reaching 17,057 ft, is where Kenya gets its name.


The climate of Kenya:

Amboseli National Park Kenya

Kenya has a varying climate that goes from tropical, along the coast, to temperate inland, to arid in the northern and north-eastern areas. Summer clothes can be worn throughout the year, though it is usually cool during the early morning and at night. The hottest period of the year is from February to March.

From mid March to mid May is the “long” rain season, and October to mid November is the “short” rain season.

Northern Kenya’s rainy season lasts from March to November, while the southern region has it from April to mid-November.

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