Car Import Process Made Simple with Carhoot

Carhoot provides an easy,transparent,and safe way for you to buy a high quality car

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Transparent and trusted import process

Step 1: Client Request

Professional inspection is done on each car we sell, and a detailed report is presented to the buyer. Get a Carhoot report, do not buy blind!

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Step 2: Car Purchase

Use the Carhoot app to connect with our agents, securely review and sign your contract, track your payments, and track your car delivery.

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Step 3: Shipping

Get a 6-month engine and gearbox warranty. We trust our quality and will guarantee all cars maintained through our service providers.

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Step 4: Document Preparation

Professional inspection is done on each car as we sell, and a detailed report is presented to the buyer. We do not ley you buy blind!

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Step 5: Vehicle Registration

Use the Carhoot app to connect with our agents, securely review and sign your contract, track your payments, and track your car delivery.

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Step 6: Doorstep Delivery

Get a 6-month engine and gearbox warranty on all eligible cars. We trust our quality and will quarantee all cars maintained through our service providers.

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Get upto 90% financing when buying your car with Carhoot

Car Import FAQs

How long does it take to import a car?

The import process takes 45 days after deposit and car selection. We handle the entire process, including shipping, clearance, registration, duty payment, and doorstep delivery.

Can I get financing for my import?

Yes. Carhoot now offers financing for import units. Contact our agent for details.

What do I need to register a car?
  • KRA PIN - This is the taxman's certificate in Kenya.
  • National ID or Alien ID - This is your identification card.
  • TIMS registration - An online portal under the NTSA website where car ownership, transfer, and management happens.
What do I do if I do not have the required documents?
  • In the case you don't have any of the above documents, you can appoint a proxy to hold ownership on your behalf as you process your documents, but note, the insurance will be registered under their name as well.
  • Carhoot offers consultation sessions to explain our customers on the ownership experience in Kenya.Give us a call