Vehicle requirements in Kenya
Which car is right for you? Make sure it meets the vehicle requirements in Kenya, and remember that you’ll make more money if you keep your costs low.
Your vehicle must-haves
- Model year 2012 and above
- 4-door car
- Motor vehicle registration book
- PSV insurance
- Vehicle inspection report
- Business permit
- Partner National ID
Vehicle options in Kenya
Only spacious sedans and stations wagons with an engine capacity above 1300cc and less than or equal to 1800cc will be eligible for Uber Comfort category. Note that Uber X will be rebranded to Uber Comfort.
- 4 door sedan in good condition
- Working windows and air conditioning
- No full-sized vans or truck vehicles
- No salvaged or rebuilt vehicles
UberCHAPCHAP is the everyday compact ride. Small hatchbacks with an engine capacity of 1300cc or less are only eligible for uberCHAPCHAP trips.
- Car in good condition
- 8 year age limit
Required vehicle documents
Motor vehicle registration book
Vehicle inspection report
Complete your Vehicle inspection at your nearest AutoXpress Kenya Ltd. or Kingsway Tyres.
Complete your vehicle inspection at your nearest inspection center. Get the details for centers below.
Annual vehicle inspections
Book your inspection
Find the nearest vehicle inspection location below and schedule an appointment. The cost of vehicle inspection is KES 600 between 8:30 - 11AM on weekdays and KES 800 in any other operating hour.
Complete the Inspection
Complete your inspection on your booked time at the inspection center. There should be no damage indicated on the report.
Upload the inspection report
Once you pass, upload the clear / readable report to your account and ensure the vehicle registration number match the vehicle on your Uber profile. Uber does not cover repairs or maintenance to pass an inspection.
Inspection centers in Kenya
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