The information provided should be used as a guideline only

  Dialling Code (00254) Contact Details
Kenya Tourists Offices  

Tel: +254 20 2719925 


Kenya High Commission

  +27 (012) 362-2249 / 50 / 51
Tourist Offices: SA  

Tel: +2711 722 0225 


Tourist Offices: Kenya  

Tel: +254 20 2719925


SA Representative

  Tel: +254 20 282 7100
Visas Visas are not required by SA passport holders (provided that the visit is not longer than 30 days).

For more information regarding;

  • food restrictions,
  • passports/visa and,
  • pet travel enquiries,

Please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.

Health Requirements

Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever
  Recommended Vaccinations
  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Meningitis
  • Rabies
  • Polio
  Precautions Malaria risk
Documents Required
  • Valid passport of the driver

  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver

  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver

  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.   

  • Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory - obtained at the border post

  • Carnet de Passage: Compulsory. Application forms can be downloaded here
  • Foreign Vehicle Permit: Paid in USD. Fee from USD 25; valid for three months
  • Licence for Foreign Private Vehicle: Valid for 30 days USD 40

  • Toll Fees: To be paid at the Malaba Station
  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
  • 80 / kph Sticker: Required on trailer if towing
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended


Kenyan Shilling (KES)
AA Club

Automobile Association of Kenya

AA House, Embakasi, Nairobi

David Njoroge

+254 20 261 2300 / 11 or 252 5349

+27 (072) 220 5106

Members from foreign clubs may be provided services at the same discounts that the AA of Kenya's Members enjoy.