has been passed or is the holder of an international driving permit."
Those, therefore, are the only two conditions:
- You must hold a driving license issued by any country that is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, or,
- You must hold an International Driving Permit (IDP). Please note that the IDP is not a substitute for a license. You must carry your home license with you at all times.
Countries Whose Citizens are Allowed to Drive in KenyaThere are currently 53 countries in the membership of the Commonwealth of Nations. If your country is among the following countries, you can drive in Kenya with your local driving license.
|Africa||Asia||Caribbean and Americas|
|Botswana||Bangladesh||Antigua and Barbuda|
|Cameroon||Brunei Darussalam||Bahamas, The|
|Rwanda||St Kitts and Nevis|
|Seychelles||St Vincent and The Grenadines|
|Sierra Leone||Trinidad and Tobago|
|United Republic of Tanzania|
|Papua New Guinea|
To apply for an International Driving Permit (IDP), you need to liaise with your local traffic authority. Most countries issue IDP's upon application.
Traffic Act Chapter 403, Laws of Kenya
How to Get a Foreign Vehicle Permit
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