NTSA Logbook Transfer Charges

Logbook transfer of ownership occurs many times in our country. This happens mostly when someone wants to sell his/ her car. However, before calling that car as yours, you need to do Logbook transfer which will verify the car ownership. There are many things involved in this whole process which we are going to look at today.

First of all, before you plan to do the Logbook transfer  in Kenya, you must meet the following requirements;

  1. Application form – Form “C” must duly filled by both the seller and buyer.
    (a) For Individuals
    Copies of:-
    -National identification card (ID) for both buyer and seller.
    -PIN certificate for both buyer and seller.
    (b) For Companies
    Copies of:-
    -Certificate of incorporation
    -PIN certificate for both buyer and seller.
    (c) For Business
    -Copies of:-
    -Certificate of Business Registration
    -PIN certificate for both buyer and seller.
  3. Copy of valid Insurance Cover
  4. Original Registration Book (log book)
  5. If the owner is deceased – letters of Administration to be attached
  6. In case of written off vehicle inspection Report to be attached
  7. Incase of Parastatal, EX GKs and Local Authorities, letter signed personally by respective permanent
  8. Sale Agreement – indicating full vehicle particulars i.e Make, Chassis No. Engine No. etc
  9. 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 the Logbook Transfer Fees



Not Exceeding 1000cc 1,660/=
1001 – 1200cc 1,890/=
1201 – 1500cc 2,065/=
1501 – 1700cc 2,410/=
1701 – 2000cc 2,695/=
2001 – 2500cc 3,845/=
2501 – 3000cc 5,055/=
3001 and above 5,915/=
A trailer less than four wheels 1,030/=
A trailer with four wheels or more 1,890/=
Tractor 1,030/=


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