The National Transport and safety Authority was established through an Act of Parliament; Act Number 33 on 26th October 2012. The objective of forming the Authority was to harmonize the operations of the key road transport departments and help in effectively managing the road transport sub-sector and minimizing loss of lives through road crashes. How to transfer a logbook using NTSA website
You can transfer ownership of a motor vehicle online through the National Transport Safety Authority (NTSA) website.
Under security verification, select VERIFICATION MODE and click SEND to get the code on your phone
Key in the verification and either ACCEPT or DECLINE the transfer (decline will revert the vehicle back to the owner)
If you click on ACCEPT, fill in the required information
Then click on SUBMIT for the application to be sent to NTSA for processing.
Your logbook will be ready within seven working days.
NTSA Logbook Transfer Charges
First of all, before you plan to do the Logbook transfer in Kenya, you must meet the following requirements;
Application form – Form “C” must duly filled by both the seller and buyer.
TRANSFERS:- (a) For Individuals
-National identification card (ID) for both buyer and seller.
-PIN certificate for both buyer and seller. (b) For Companies
-Certificate of incorporation
-PIN certificate for both buyer and seller. (c) For Business
-Certificate of Business Registration
-PIN certificate for both buyer and seller.
Copy of valid Insurance Cover
Original Registration Book (log book)
If the owner is deceased – letters of Administration to be attached
In case of written off vehicle inspection Report to be attached
Incase of Parastatal, EX GKs and Local Authorities, letter signed personally by respective permanent
Sale Agreement – indicating full vehicle particulars i.e Make, Chassis No. Engine No. etc
In case a vehicle is held for resale, the registrar should be notified within 14 days otherwise a sum equal
to the prescribed fees payable
Here is a list of NTSA logbook transfer fees for different types of vehicles.
Vehicles Not Exceeding 1000cc – Fee: Kshs. 1,660
1001 – 1200cc – Fee: Kshs. 1,890
1201 – 1500cc – Fee: Kshs. 2,065
1501 – 1700cc – Fee: Kshs. 2,410
1701 – 2000cc – Fee: Kshs. 2,695
2001 – 2500cc – Fee: Kshs. 3,845
2501 – 3000cc – Fee: Kshs. 5,055
3001cc and above – Fee: Kshs. 5,915
Trailer less than four wheels – Fee: Kshs. 1,030
Trailer with four wheels or more – Fee: Kshs. 1,890
Tractor – Fee: Kshs. 1,030
NTSA Contacts and Location
NTSA Thika – Deputy County Commissioners Offices, Opposite Barclays Bank, Next to Kiambu Lands office
NTSA Nyeri – Regional Commissioners complex Nyeri, block C, third floor,Opposite the Nyeri Law Courts.
NTSA Meru – Imenti CDF Building, Ground Floor
NTSA Embu – Motor Vehicle Inspection along Kitiriri Road
NTSA Nakuru – Motor Vehicle Inspection Centre along Nakuru Ravine Road near Show Ground junction
NTSA Eldoret – Motor Vehicle Inspection Centre along Police Line Road
NTSA Kericho – Kericho County Commissioner’s compound, NTSA MVI Centre
NTSA Kisii – Motor Vehicle Inspection Unit, along Kisii – Kilgoris Road
NTSA Kisumu – Motor Vehicle Inspection Center, along Airport Road
NTSA Machakos – Machakos inspection center,along people’s park road.
NTSA Voi – Motor Vehicle Inspection centre
NTSA Mombasa – IMAARA Building, 1st Floor, on Dedan Kimathi Avenue opposite Pandya Memorial Hospital
NTSA Garissa – KRA Offices, 1st Floor
National Transport and Safety Authority Hill Park Building; Upper Hill Nairobi Kenya
P.O Box 3602 -00506,
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