A buyer of a second hand
motor vehicle is expected to apply for transfer of change of ownership
to their name within 14 days of purchase
Following are the requirements for transfer of ownership of motor
vehicles and trailers:
- A duly filled and signed transfer from "C" obtained
from the Road Transport offices in Times Tower, Nairobi, Customs
House, Mombasa or the District Commissioners office.
The logbook: one is expected to fill up the first vacant 'change'
giving his/her full name, address and signature.
- Copies of National Identity card or passport of both buyer
and seller or a Certificate of Business Registration in the case
of corporate bodies.
- Valid insurance cover.
- Both purchase tax and transfer fee in accordance with the engine
capacity rating of the vehicle.
- Pin cards of both seller and buyer.
The above mentioned documents should be lodged at the Road Transport
Offices at Times Tower, Nairobi and Customs House, Mombasa or at
any District Commissioners Offices.