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Eaton Place, United Nations Crescent, Gigiri.

Mon-Friday (9am – 5pm)

Car Buying Process

  1. Enquiry

Visit our office, call or email us your request. You will be contacted within 24 hours.Our staff will guide you through car searching process and offer advice.

  1. Search for the car to import

Once you have decided the car make and model to import, our staff will guide you through available used car stock. If the car you want is not available in our stock, we shall with your consent locate the car from the Japanese Auction or our associated Japanese car dealers. Once we have located a car for you, we shall inform you of the car condition. If you decide to purchase the car, then we move to the next step.

  1. Payment

Our vehicles are usually shipped on CIF (Cost Insurance and Freight) terms. Our staff will provide you with a breakdown of the CIF cost to the port of Mombasa. 100% payment of the CIF amount is required before the vehicle can be shipped from Japan.

  1. Car inspection

Once we have purchased your car of choice, we shall arrange for you vehicle to be taken for Inspection in Japan.As a Kenyan government requirement, all cars imported from Japan must undergo Inspection while in Japan.

  1. Shipping

The car is booked for shipping on the next available ship, immediately after payment of the CIF cost In the meantime, as we wait to ship the vehicle, Inspection, de-registration of vehicle in country of registration and issuance of an export certificate is done. The shipping period is about 25 days.

  1. Import Documents

After the ship sails, the import documents which include Bill of Lading, Inspection certificate, Export certificate, Invoice and a translation of the Export certificate are mailed.

  1. Clearance and registration

Once the vehicle arrives in Mombasa, payment of customs duty and taxes and clearing charges are paid. The following documents will be necessary;

o            Postal address
o            Pin number
o            Bill of Lading
o            IDF form
o            Invoice
o            Inspection certificate
o            Export certificate

  1. Delivery of the vehicle

After successful registration, we shall deliver your vehicle as agreed.