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Kenya car exporter from Thailand, Kenya car exporter from Australia, Kenya car exporter from Japan and Kenya car exporter from United Kingdom Jim has emerged as Thailand’s top car exporter to Kenya and top 4×4 exporter to Kenya and other East African countries as Tanzania, Uganda and Malawi just as we were Thailand’s top car exporter and top 4×4 exporter to Southern African countries. Please note that right now you can only import vehicles from between 2009 and 2016 as Kenya only allows importation of cars that are less than eight years old.
We are sending new Toyota Hilux Revo and used Toyota Hilux Vigo to Kenya and the rest of East Africa. Our United Kingdom office sends full range of new and used cars, pickup trucks, SUVs, MPVs, vans, minibuses, trucks, buses and machinery to Kenya. We currently have 2009 to 2011 Toyota Hilux and Toyota Fortuner in stock in our Thailand office and can also provide vehicles of your choice from our Australia, United Kingdom and Japan offices. Email us now at [email protected] to get vehicle of your choice.
Import regulations in Kenya
The vehicle must not be more than eight years old from the year of first registration. The difference between the registration date and the manufacturing date should not be more than a year.
Vehicle must be Right Hand Drive
All vehicles imported must be Right Hand Drive (RHD). However, special vehicles such as ambulance, fire engine, large construction vehicle are exempted from this ban.
Inspection of Vehicles before export
Vehicle imported from Japan to Kenya, must be done either by JEVIC (Japan Export Vehicle Inspection Center) or QISJ (Quality Inspection Services Japan) for road-worthiness. In Thailand and Australia where JEVIC inspection is not available, vehicles may be shipped without inspection.
Documents required for custom clearance in Kenya
- Original Passport
- Original Bill Of Landing (BOL)
- Original Commercial Invoice
- Pre Inspection certificate
- KRA Pin card
- Authentic Vehicle Logbook :- Certificate of export by Dubai police or any other authority as a substitute for foreign book shall not be accepted by KRA (Kenya Revenue Authority). English translation of logbook will be provided by embassy, High Commission or consulate based in Kenya, in case logbook is in foreign language.
Taxation in Kenya
|Type of Taxes charge||Percentage|
|Import Duty||25% of CIF|
|Excise Duty||20% of (Customs Value + Import Duty)|
|VAT||16% of (Customs Value + Import Duty + Excise Duty)|
|Cumulative Taxes on all vehicles||76.75% of dutiable value|
- An Import Declaration Fee (IDF) is also charged. An amount of minimum of $5,000 or 2.25% of CIF is paid prior to the application, depending whichever amount is more.
- For more information : http://www.kra.go.ke/
Benefits for returning residents to Kenya
- Kenya returning resident may import one duty free vehicle.
- The importer should be residing outside Kenya for at least two year and should not have visited Kenya on an average of more than 90 days.
- The vehicle must be used by the importer for at least a year.
- No similar exemption has been provided in the past.
Please note that Jim is Thailand’s largest exporter to Africa. People may find it daunting to export to Kenya but not with Jim. We can put your vehicle onboard a ship heading to Mombasa today. Most used Vigo go via roll on roll off ship. Email us now at [email protected] and discover the Jim difference. Jim is family-owned and family-operated since 1911 and is known for its superior integrity, great customer service, great prices, great selection, great quality and great speed of delivery.
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Kenya – RHD
Kenya is another Right Hand Drive country. Port Of Entry is Mombasa. You can import any vehicle that is less than eight years old, but it is required to have a Pre Inspection Certificate & SGS inspection. Reportedly, an exception is made for Thailand origin vehicles and an inspection can be arranged upon arrival in Kenya.
Kenya used to have a 10 year old rule and you were not allowed to import a vehicle older than that. A few years ago, the Kenyan authorities have started banning vehicles that are eight years old. The Kenya Bureau of Standards is using the K21515 2000 standard clause stating that vehicles above eight years should not be allowed in Kenya.
Pre-export inspection is required but not for Thailand. We are working with Kenyan dealers both directly.
In July 2005, a request by car importers to nullify importation documents was rejected by the High Court. Recently Francis Thuranira, the Kenyan Customs Commissioner had issued routine orders to customs’ officers giving guidelines on how to undertake valuation of imported secondhand vehicles. The Association of Clearing Warehouse and Freight Forwarders of Kenya had sought orders to quash the introduction of the routine orders but the High Court rejected their plea in July of 2005. The Association had argued that the orders were illegal while KRA maintained that the routine orders were internal documents of the authority. They asserted that the orders guided customs officials on the value of imported motor vehicles and therefore did not affect the association.
Mr Justice Maraga ruled that the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was obeying the law in introducing the routine orders and calculating value added tax to impose on the imported vehicles. He also said that the instructions, also known as “routine orders”, were issued according to the East African Customs Management Act and the Customs and Excise Act.
No local content regulations exist, but components manufactured locally may not be imported. There are no export requirements. An import license accompanied by a 100 percent refundable prior import deposit is required. Importing medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles with a 3-ton or more load capacity is prohibited unless they are completely dismantled and contain no components that may be produced locally. The import duty on assembled passenger cars is 50 percent on the C.I.F. value in addition to a 40 percent sales tax. The duty on components for assembly is 25 percent. Importers have been directed to seek 90 to 180 days credit overseas. Import protection is accorded to local producers of the following automotive components: sealers, adhesives, batteries, tires, tubes, paints, flat glass, canvas, soft trim, upholstery, insulation, radiators, exhaust systems, leaf springs, spare wheel carriers, seat frames, wiring harnesses, and brake linings.
Tanzanian, Kenyan and Malawian customers prefer used Toyota Hilux Tiger and Toyota Hilux Vigo over brand new Toyota Hilux Revo. Whether your preference is 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, Toyota Hilux 5L, Toyota Hilux EFI, Toyota Hilux Tiger, Toyota Hilux D-4D or 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Toyota Hilux Vigo we have the highest quality pickup or SUV ready to be shipped to either Dar-es-Salaam or Mombasa.
If your preference is Toyota Fortuner SUV, we have a broad selection of Fortuner vehicles. Toyota Fortuner is a versatile SUV which has the same pedigree as Toyota Prado and Toyota Landcruiser but is much cheaper.
Whether your choice is Dar-es-Salaam port or Mombasa port, please note that our rates to either of these ports are the cheapest when compared to other vendors. Since 80% of all cars exported out of Thailand are shipped by us we have a lot of clout with shipping companies and this results in reduced costs for our customers. Since our cars are priced the lowest customers get huge overall savings.
The three main regulations when considering importing/exporting cars to Kenya are:
- Age Limit: Vehicles manufactured less than 7 years are not allowed. Law says eight year but in practice only seven year old vehicles are allowed in.
- Left Hand Drive Vehicles: All left hand drive vehicles are not allowed for registration unless they have a special purpose e.g. Ambulances etc
- Road Worthiness: All used vehicles imported into Kenya must be inspected to ensure road worthiness, safety and other requirements. Thailand vehicles can be inspected in Kenya upon their arrival
The Duties and Taxes Payable are derived as follows:-
Import duty at 25%, Excise duty at 20% and VAT at 16% are payable cumulatively and in that order. Therefore:
- Import duty is 25% of the Customs value (CIF) of the vehicle i.e. 25% of (Invoice value + Insurance + Freight charges)
- Excise duty is 20% of (Customs Value + Import Duty)
- VAT is 16% of (Customs Value + Import Duty + Excise Duty)
Further, an Import Declaration Fee (IDF) of 2.25% of the CIF is also charged subject to a minimum of Ksh. 5,000 payable in advance on application.
*CIF – Cost, Insurance and Freight
Used vehicle must also have an Inspection Certificate which we will be glad to obtain on your behalf.
If you have bought a vehicle outside Kenya and would like to ship it home, an importer will do all pre-shipment documentation, clearance through the port and registration. As per the current import regulations, they will also require copies of your National ID/Passport and PIN certificate.
A returning resident is defined as: A person changing residence from a place outside Kenya to a place within Kenya where that person has been residing outside Kenya for a period of at least two years and has not resided in Kenya for a period(s) amounting in aggregate to ninety days or more within the two years immediately before this return to Kenya.
A returning resident may import one exempt motor vehicle (excluding buses and minibuses of seating capacity of more than 13 passengers and load carrying capacity exceeding two tonnes) Provided that:
- The person has attained the age of eighteen years
- The vehicle was used by him and owned by him outside Kenya for a continuous period of 12 months (excluding the period of voyage in the case of shipment)
- The vehicle is owned and registered in his name and/or his spouse. Where the motor vehicle is purchased on hire purchase terms, the first installment in respect thereof was paid and delivery taken at least three hundred and sixty days prior to importation
However, vehicles belonging to returning residents must abide to the Kenyan standards as stipulated by the Kenya bureau of standards (K.B.S). The importation of Used Motor Vehicles into Kenya is covered under the Kenya Standard Code of Practice for Inspection of Road Vehicles KS03 1515:2000.The Standard spells out three major criteria for acceptances of the Vehicles for importation.
- Age Limit: All road vehicles, which are more than eight years old from the year of manufacture, shall not be allowed for importation. Currently we are exporting cars manufactured in 2001 and after.
- Left Hand Drive: All left hand drive vehicles are not allowed for registration unless they are for special purpose i.e. Ambulances, Fire Tenders and large construction vehicles imported for projects and to be eventually donated the Kenya Government.
- Road Worthiness: All used vehicles imported into Kenya shall be inspected for Road Worthiness, safety and other requirements.
Vehicles for diplomatic or consulate missions, Vehicles for the United Nations or its specialized agencies, Vehicles for Foreign Embassies, Donor Agencies, Specifically designed vehicles to be used by the blind, disabled and physically handicapped persons, rally drivers – certain exemptions, vehicles for aid funded projects etc
Fact and Figures about Importing to Kenya
- Excise duty on all vehicles is now 20% irrespective of engine size
- 20% dumping fees on all vehicles has been removed
- Cumulative taxes on all vehicles has been set at 76.75% of dutiable value
- Import duty is 25% of dutiable value.
- Excise Duty 20% of Excise Duty Value.
- VAT is 16% of VAT value.
- Import Declaration Form (I. D. F.) processing fees is 2.75% with a minimum of shs 5,000 that is paid in advance on application.
- Calculated cumulatively, Import Duty+ Excise Duty + V.A.T+IDF will work out to 76.75% on all vehicles irrespective of engine size.
- AGE LIMIT – In Kenya Importation of used vehicles is limited to eight years. All used motor vehicles originating from Japan and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) -Dubai, will be subject to destination inspection. Importers of vehicles from Japan and the U.A.E will be expected to present their motor vehicles to Japan Auto Appraisal Institute (JAAI) in Japan and JAAI/ CAAC in Dubai who will inspect the motor vehicles and issue a certificate of roadworthiness, which shall be presented for clearance purposes.
- Pre-shipment inspection by Cotecna and Bivac International is no longer a requirement from 1st July 2005. Dutiable values will now be determined by custom authorities at Mombasa Port.
- Import Declaration Forms (IDFs) will be processed by KRA-customs services.
- Import duty, excise duty, VAT and I. D. F fees are calculated based on dutiable value which is not necessarily the purchase price.
- 50% import duty on motor vehicles, based on the C.I.F. value
- 40% sales tax
- 25% import duty on components for vehicle assembly
- No local content requirements exist, but components manufactured locally may not be imported.
- No export requirements
- An import license accompanied by a 100 percent refundable prior import deposit is required
- Importing medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles with a 3-ton or more load capacity is prohibited unless they are completely dismantled and contain no components that may be produced locally.
- Importers have been directed to seek 90 to 180 days credit overseas.
- Import protection is accorded to local producers of the following automotive components: sealers, adhesives, batteries, tires, tubes, paints, flat glass, canvas, soft trim, upholstery, insulation, radiators, exhaust systems, leaf springs, spare wheel carriers, seat frames, wiring harnesses, and brake linings.
Import Declaration Form (IDF)
An IDF must be applied for and obtained from the Kenya Revenue Authority for any Commercial Importation. The Importer is responsible for applying for the IDF but may consult us for purposes of Customs Classifications which form the backbone of the information drawn from the Pro-Forma Invoice.
The IDF Fee is 2.75% of the CIF Value of the goods. A minimum payment of Ksh.5000/= is payable for the IDF to be issued, while the difference if any, will be paid alongside the Import Taxes.
The IDF may set Conditions such as the following:
- Value – The IDF gives the indication as to whether the Values declared thereon are final. If not final, then an Appraisal of Value must be sort with the Valuation Section of the Customs Services Department. In this case, a complete set of the Shipping documents will be attached to the Appraisal Of Value Request Form following which a Value Certificate is issued. The process could involve physical verification of the goods.
- Quality/Quantity – Other control bodies such the Kenya Bureau of Standards, Public Health Department, Department of Agriculture (Kephis) and Mines & Geology Department may be asked to determine if the expected standards have been met. Incase of suspicion, Tests may be carried out and Certificates/Permits issued. Under this criteria, test Certificates from accredited bodies may be required.
- Classification – The Customs Services Department may be asked to determine the correctness of the classification for purposes of collection of the correct Taxes. This may involve Physical verification and/or Computer Scanning.
- Pre-Verification – All Items originating from Dubai, Hong Kong and China including Textiles, Electronics, Motor Vehicles & Spares will be subjected to Pre-verification by the Customs Valuation Section who will accordingly issue a Certificate to the effect.
The Kenya Bureau of Standards has appointed two agents namely INTERTEK and SGS for the Preexport Verification of Conformity inspection of the commodities listed on the Guidelines referred bellow. These agents will issue to the Shipper/Supplier a Certificate of Conformity and the Test Results. An IDF will be required before any Inspection can be performed.
See attached Guidelines from The Kenya Bureau of Standards which is self explanatory. Please also be advised that these guidelines are being updated by KBS without any alert. You can also visit their website at www.kenyapvoc.com/guidelines.pdf to get the current version.
A customer has told us that Kenya Bureau of Standards has given him the following information: “Currently vehicles from Thailand are not subject to a mandatory pre-shipment inspection. Instead, they are inspected locally. Provided the vehicles are under 8 years old and Right Hand drive, they are allowed into the country. The importer then pays an inspection fee of 15,000 Kenya Shillings at point of entry and then later takes the vehicle to Ministry of Roads for inspection.”
Customs Import Entry
The following documents are required for Customs Import Entry Purposes
1. Original Commercial Invoice
2. Packing List
3. Original Bills of Lading – Two Original
4. Original Certificate of Conformity
5. Original Test Result/Report/Analysis
6. Original Certificate of Origin for Preferential Trade Area Partners e.g. COMESA.
7. Import Declaration Form and the Receipt
8. Insurance Debit Note
9. Importers Declaration(C52)
These documents will enable Electronic Registration of The Customs Entry. The registered entry will be passed for eventual release of the goods upon:
· Payment of Import Taxes
· Providing a Security Bond
Import Taxes are payable to the appointed Bank upon confirmation of the Registration of the Entry. The Banks Electronic Confirmation of Receipt of Payment of Import Taxes enables the Customs Entry to be passed for further processing at the Port of clearance.
Security Bonds are executed and put in force against the Entry as an Undertaking or Guarantee to settle the Import Taxes at a later date as per the provisions of the relevant section of the Act.
Some Importations can be entered under a Security Bond instead of payments of Taxes. The Bonds could be provided to cover:
- The movement from the Port of clearance into a Customs Bonded Warehouse
- The movement from the Port of clearance into a Customs Export Processing Zone Bonded Warehouse
- The movement from the Port of clearance into a Customs Manufacture Under Bond Warehouse
- Temporary Importations
- Foreign Aided or Government Funded Projects
The above are governed by the guidelines provided under the Customs Act
The Customs Act has provided privileges of exemptions from Import Taxes to a number of institutions and people but within set guidelines. The guidelines are either under the category of:
There are Special Permits obtained from the related authority to support the exemptions.
One Copy of the Bill Of Lading dully endorsed by the Importers and Bankers will be presented to the Shipping/Carriers local Agent who will issue a Delivery Order (D/O) upon the following conditions:
- Payment of Freight Charges if not Pre-Paid
- Payment of Container Deposit and/or Demurrages if FCL
- Signing of a Container Guarantee
- Payment of Other Charges e.g. Stripping of LCL
The Delivery Order then forms a part of the Cargo Clearance Documents including the Approved Customs Entry and the Mombasa Port Release Order.
Bringing Vehicle while moving to Kenya
- Passport (original) – (If issued within last two years the old passport is also required)
- Work Permit for non-Kenyan citizens
- Baggage Declaration Form C-18 signed by customer
- Bank Release
- Inventory in English, valued and detailed showing the number of packages and in triplicate
- Insurance Certificate
- Invoices for electrical items and serial numbers
- Certificate of change of address
- CUSTOMER MUST BE PRESENT AT CUSTOMS CLEARANCE
- Goods are subject to 100% Customs verification
- Used household goods and personal effects are duty-free for returning Kenyan citizens provided they have resided outside Kenya for a minimum of two years and effects are imported within three months of owner’s arrival
- Non-Kenyan citizens (first time arrivals) are permitted to import used household goods and personal effects duty-free within three months of Work Permit being issued
- Kenyan citizens who have resided for more than two years outside Kenya are not entitled to import used household goods and personal effects duty-free
- Household goods must have been in owner’s possession for at least one year prior to import. If new, duty will be charged at the current rates.
- Importation highly restricted and time consuming
- First time arrivals to Kenya and returning Kenyan citizens residing outside Kenya for a minimum of two years are permitted to import ONE auto duty-free provided:
- Auto is more than three months old and has been registered in owner’s name for more than three months
- Auto is less than 2,500 cc
- Auto is not sold within 12 months of import
- Owner’s Work Permit has been approved for first time arrivals to Kenya
- Owner is 18 years of age or older
- Import Declaration Form (IDF), Clean Report (IDF) and Clean Report Finding (CRF)
- Authority to import vehicle letter
- Log Book
- Certificate of Registration (indicate engine and chassis number, first date of registration and engine capacity)
- Certificate of local value
- Passport (if issued within last two years, the old passport is also required)
- Customs C15 Form
- New autos require invoice bearing engine and chassis number
- Work Permit
The Common Market for East and Southern Africa
The Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA) has been operating, in one form or another, since 1981. COMESA aims to promote economic integration via the removal of barriers to trade and investment among COMESA member states. Moreover, COMESA aims to advocate for infrastructure development, and development in science and technology. Economic integration is envisaged to progress from the Free Trade Area (FTA) to an economic monetary union. The FTA became operational on 1st November 2000 with nine participating countries initially. The nine member countries that are implementing zero tariffs are Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Zambia and Zimbabwe. However in January 2004, Burundi and Rwanda joined the FTA, bringing the total number of participating countries to eleven.
The COMESA FTA is an agreement among members not to apply customs duties or charges on goods traded amongst themselves. The eligible goods for duty-free treatment must meet the agreed upon Rules of Origin. Members also agree to eliminate all non-tariff barriers to trade between them.
A COMSEA Certificate of Origin is required for each consignment of goods and is obtained from the Revenue Authority in respective member countries.
The Southern Africa Development Community
The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) aims to promote regional integration and sustainable development in the regional community.
Members of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), comprising 14 countries, signed a Trade Protocol, which calls for the implementation of a Free Trade Area. Each country has negotiated two reduced tariff schedules. One schedule is applicable only for South Africa, and another schedule for all other SADC members. Zambia’s implementation of her offer, effective 30th April 2001, is provided to those countries that provide Zambia with the SADC reduced tariff schedule.
The reduction of tariffs to South Africa provide for delayed liberalization, while the schedule to other members provide for broader and faster access to the South Africa market. The tariff schedule applicable to SADC members, with the exception of South Africa, has three categories. Category A products are those products which go to zero-duty immediately upon implementation. The tariff for Category B products gradually goes down to zero-duty over a period of eight years, and the tariff of Category C products reaches zero-duty twelve years after implementation. Category C products are known as sensitive products, and include for Zambia meat and dairy products, tea, some flours, raw sugar, cement, textiles and clothing, and motor vehicles.
Plans are currently underway to establish a Free Trade Agreement by 2008, and a SADC Customs Union by 2010.
A SADC Certificate of Origin is required for each consignment of goods and is obtained from the Revenue Authority.
Kenya’s second largest city, the ancient Muslim Indian Ocean port of Mombasa, serving Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Zaïre, is one of the most important platform in the Eastern Africa but it is not equipped enough for large traffic. Therefore a rehabilitation program is being undertaken. All of Jim Autos exports to Kenya are routed through Mombasa port and many of our vehicles heading for Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Southern Sudan, Malawi and Zaire are routed through Mombasa as well.
Kenya enjoys an extensive, if deteriorating, infrastructure, a generally well-educated population and a strong entrepreneurial tradition.
Mombasa is the best and most important deep-water port in the region, despite deteriorating equipment and problems with inefficiency and corruption. Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya’s main trading cities, have sufficiently large warehousing facilities. Most of the warehouses are for private warehousing; however, some specialized ones provide bonded warehousing services.
The Port of Mombasa, with a rated annual capacity of 22 million tons, is Kenya’s main seaport and serves most East and Central African countries. It is a deep-water port with 21 berths, two bulk oil jetties and dry bulk wharves that can handle all size ships. The port offers specialized facilities, including cold storage, warehousing, and container terminal. It serves most international shipping lines and has an average annual freight throughput of about 8.1 million tons, of which 72 percent are imports.
Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) manages the port operations. There are plans to replace or refurbish some of the equipment at the port. A private international firm has been contracted to manage and operate the container terminal in Mombasa. Inland container depots, managed by KPA, exist in Nairobi, Eldoret, and Kisumu.
Corruption is pervasive in most sectors, particularly in government procurement and dispute settlement. A police unit was recently established at the Kenya Revenue Authority to tackle tax evaders, including scandals involving duty evasion at the Port of Mombasa.
Uganda’s most troublesome infrastructure problems lies in Kenya – the corrupt and inefficient port of Mombasa and the poor condition of the road between Mombasa and Kampala. The vast majority of Uganda’s exports and imports travel through this port and road. Generally, transporting a container of goods between Mombasa and Kampala will take twice the time and expense as transporting that same container between London and Mombasa.
Kenya has a reasonably well-developed international and domestic air transport infrastructure. The country has three international airports: Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), Mombasa’s Moi International Airport and Eldoret International Airport which became operational in April 1997.
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Thailand’s top new and used RHD LHD Car dealer and exporter to Southern, Eastern, Central, Western and Northern Africa and the world
We are not Thailand’s, Singapore’s, England UK’s and Dubai’s top car exporter to Africa and the world because we are the oldest but because of our unwavering commitment to customer service, honesty, integrity, professionalism, great prices, great selection, great quality and quick delivery. Jim is a family-owned and family-operated dealership and we have been in business since 1911. Email us now at [email protected] to obtain your vehicle of your choice. Take a look at our selection of 4×4 vehicles to take your pick.
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We were the first to export Toyota Hilux Tiger out of Thailand as we were Thailand’s first auto exporter. We were also Thailand first auto exporter to export Toyota Hilux Vigo out of Thailand. Our Toyota Vigo prices can not be beaten! No one can beat our Toyota Hilux Tiger pricing, or our Mitsubishi L200 Triton, or Mitsubishi L200 Strada, Nissan Navara pricing. Our prices for all pickups and SUVs are the cheapest. We have Toyota Vigo 4WD double-cabs in stock as well as all other top selling pickups and SUVs and available for immediate shipping anywhere in the world.
Thailand’s top car exporter and top 4×4 exporter to Africa: Southern Africa, Eastern Africa, Western Africa, Central Africa and Northern Africa. Right Hand Drive Toyota Hilux Vigo, Left Hand Drive Toyota Hilux Vigo, used pre-owned Toyota Hilux and other 4×4 pickups and SUV dealer, exporter, importer Africa
Jim Autos Thailand is Thailand’s, Singapore’s, England United Kingdom’s and Dubai’s top car exporter, Thailand’s top auto exporter and Thailand’s top 4×4 exporter of Right Hand Drive and Left Hand Drive vehicles to Africa. We established our dominance in export of Right Hand Drive vehicles and have been Asia’s top auto exporter to Right Hand Drive Southern African countries including South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique and Zambia and to Eastern African RHD countries as Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi. While we maintained our lead in Southern African region, our influence in Eastern Africa waned when stolen 4x4s began arriving in large numbers. With stricter enforcement of law, Jim Autos has returned to Eastern Africa and is now Thailand’s top car exporter to Kenya, Thailand’s top car exporter to Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi and other Eastern and Southern African countries. We are also Thailand’s top LHD exporter to countries like Angola, West Africa, North Africa and Northeast Africa.
|Southern Africa||Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa,
Swaziland, Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar,
Zimbabwe, Comoros, Mauritius, Seychelles,
|Eastern Africa||Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi,
Zambia, Burundi, Rwanda, Djibouti,
Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
|Central Africa||The Central African Republic, Chad,
Democratic Republic of the Congo – Zaire,
Republic of Congo
|Western Africa||Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Cape Verde,
The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger,
Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
|Northern Africa||Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia|
Import Right Hand Drive and Left hand Drive Kenyaese, Thailand, Singapore, England and Dubai cars, pickup trucks, Sport Utility Vehicles, MPV, vans, minibus, trucks, buses to construction and farm machinery to Kenya
Jim Group of Companies supply tax free brand New 2016 2017 cars, 4×4 pickup trucks, 4WD Suvs, MPVs, vans, trucks, bus and machinery to international construction companies, oil companies, vehicle dealers, vehicle importers, NGOs, non-profit organizations, support organizations, and diplomatic missions in Kenya. We offer very high quality new and used vehicles at extremely competitive prices to the Kenya and other African, Asian, European, South American and Oceanic countries..
Importing Right Hand Drive and Left hand Drive Kenyaese, Thailand, Singapore, England and Dubai in Kenya
Jim Autos Dubai, Jim Autos Thailand, Jim 4×4 Thailand, Jim Autos Singapore and Jim Autos United Kingdom export LHD and RHD vehicles including cars, luxury vehicles, sport cars, 4×4 pick-up trucks, 4×4 SUVs, MPVs, station wagons, minibuses, vans, commercial trucks, buses and machinery to over 100 countries of the world. Different branches of Jim Group export hundreds of vehicles from some 30 brands. Toyota is our biggest seller but we sell RHD and LHD Lexus, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Isuzu, Ford, GM Chevrolet Chevy, Volkswagen, LandRover, Range Rover, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Audi, Infiniti and other well-known brands.
We export to not only Individuals such as locals, expats or diplomats and international traders but also small and large dealerships, distributors, local companies, international multinational companies, aid/support NGOs and governmental organizations in Kenya.
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Warning: Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, Jim Autos Thailand, its sister companies or its parent company The Jim Group of Companies, cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance