Dialling Code (00254)
Contact Details
Kenya High Commission

+27 (012) 362-2249 / 50 / 51

Tourist Offices: SA                    

011 722 0207

Tourist Offices: Kenya

+254 20 271 9925



SA Representative Tel: +254 20 282 7100

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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
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.
  • 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
  • 80 / kph Sticker: Required on trailer if towing
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended
AA Club
Automobile Association of Kenya
Address AA House, Embakasi, Nairobi
David Njoroge
+254 20 261 2300 / 11 or 252 5349
Cell +27 (072) 220 5106
Members from foreign clubs may be provided services at the same discounts that the AA of Kenya’s Members enjoy.
Currency Kenyan Shilling (KES)