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Established since 1970

Importing cars from the UK to Kenya

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Specialists in exporting new and used cars to Kenya

Beck Evans is a family-run award winning dealership, that are experts in exporting around the globe new and used prestige vehicles, sports cars, 4x4s and commercials.

We have a vast experience and knowledge in importing VAT qualifying vehicles from the UK to Kenya. We can handle the full export process swiftly and efficiently for you. Once you have found the car you wish to export, we will ensure that your vehicle is delivered on time and in the condition it was purchased in, working with our dedicated shipping partners to ensure safe transit. If you have your eye on a vehicle at another dealership which does not offer shipment to Kenya, Beck Evans can source the vehicle for you and arrange the shipping, no sweat!

Useful Information

Learn how importing a VAT Qualifying car can save you 20% of the purchase price.

Learn how we can effectively hep you reclaim your VAT.

At Beck Evans, we ship all manner of vehicles, including those used for both personal and commercial purposes. We can export cars, vans, motorbikes, construction vehicles, plant machinery, tractors, motorhomes and more. Equally, if you haven't found your perfect vehicle, we also offer a vehicle sourcing service, talk to a member of our reliable procurement team about your needs, preferences and budget and we will use our network of industry contacts to find the ideal model that matches your description. Beck Evans will take care of everything from procuring your vehicle to getting it safely shipped to you in Kenya.

While your vehicle is in the service centre, we would be happy to make any bespoke changes upon request so that your vehicle arrives in Kenya exactly how you'd like it. Bespoke work that we offer at Beck Evans includes the following: privacy glass, side steps, paint work, leather seats, roof rails and roof boxes.

To understand the full export procedure and to see how we can support you, email the export team at, where the team will be able to provide detailed costs and timeframes.

Services We Offer

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Sourcing vehicles for export
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Trade-to-trade service
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Private sales
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Export and logistic services
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UK import sales
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VAT reclaim services/VAT free sales
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Assistance with completing registration and paperwork

We own our stock, we're not middlemen. That means you benefit from the care and attention we pay to each car. Browse our hand-picked stock, containing over 100 of the best prestige export cars from the most iconic motoring brands like Mercedes, Land Rover, Audi/VW and more.

  • Quality Stock

    Fully serviced vehicles

    Each car in our deluxe stock is subject to thorough servicing, a full HPI check, as well as an MOT to ensure top quality.

  • VAT-free vehicles

    Save thousands on your car

    Could you ship your car VAT-free with Beck Evans? Check with your tax office to see if you qualify for big savings.

  • Satisfaction guaranteed

    Trusted prestige exports to Kenya

    100% customer satisfaction is our promise to you, backed up by 20 years exporting prestige cars around the world.

  • Peace of mind

    Reviews and references

    Ask us for a reference from one of more than 1000 happy customers who trusted us to ship the car of their dreams.

  • Live video demos

    Detailed livestream tours

    We also use Facetime or Skype to offer a live video walkthrough of your favourite models.

  • Fast export delivery

    UK to Kenya car export

    Our experienced network of shipping partners lets us offer fast export times on your car, delivered to Mombasa.

A hassle-free process
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Pick Your Vehicle

Choose any vehicle you like from our extensive, luxury stock

Live video tour

Enjoy an in-depth livestream of your car via FaceTime or Skype


If you like what you see, let us know and we’ll send you an invoice


We’ll secure and hold your vehicle until the payment due date

Shipping confirmation

Our trusted shipping agent will contact you to finalise the details

Shipping your car

Our experienced network of shipping partners lets us offer fast export times on your car, delivered to Mombasa.

Documentation arrives

All your documents will arrive to you via a trusted courier

Key handover

We make it easy to export cars to Kenya from the UK, with a range of shipping options available.

We can also ship VAT-free on qualifying vehicles, giving you a massive saving of up to 20% on the prestige vehicle, 4x4, or sports car you’ve always wanted. Contact us directly for shipping costs and methods available to you. Please note, in 2019 only vehicles manufactured in the year 2012 and onwards will be allowed to be imported into Kenya.

Exporting cars to Kenya

There are three main regulations to consider when exporting to Kenya. All vehicles must be:

  • Manufactured in 2012 or later
  • Right-hand drive
  • Inspected prior to shipping by JEVIC or QISJ.

Furthermore, a returning resident one motor vehicle exempt from the above, so long as they:

  • Are aged 18 or over
  • Have the vehicle registered in their name for at least 365 days before shipping
  • Must have been resident in a foreign country for over two years, during which they must not have visited Kenya for more than 90 days
  • Must arrive back in Kenya within 90 days of their vehicle.

To clear a vehicle for export, the following documents are required:

  • Original passport
  • Vehicle log book
  • Bill of landing
  • Pre-inspection certificate
  • KRA pin card.

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  • Up to date service history
  • HPI certification (Mileage verification and No serious damage history)
  • Manufacturers book pack
  • Bill of Lading
  • A locking wheel nut (if applicable)
  • Spare key
  • V5 Logbook

Pre-Export Inspections

We have been exporting vehicles for decades and we are aware of Kenya’s stringent import procedures. Rest assured that we prepare all of our vehicles for shipment to ensure that they are safe and compliant with the country’s specific regulations.