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1. Call for Proposals on Subjects for Standardization 

2. KS 2204, Kenya Standard, Tourism Accommodation - Fire safety in Hotels - Guidelines

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Public Notice

This a joint statement issued by National Transport & Safety Authority (NTSA) and Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) with regard to the implementation of guidelines for licensing speed limiter (Speed governors) suppliers. This is cognisant of the existing standards for specifications on performance, installation and system components requirements for speed limiting devices used in commercial and Public Service Vehicles (PSV’s) as per the traffic act CAP 403 Rule 41A.

Click HERE for more information: Implementation guidelines for licensing speed limiter suppliers

Click HERE to download the Press Joint press statement between KEBS and NTSA

To download the  speed limiter checklist document, CLICK HERE


The Kenya Bureau of Standard, Chief Engineer (Mechanical) and The National Transport and Safety Authority have adjusted the implementation date of KS2295-2018 from 1st March, 2019 to 3rd June, 2019.


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Pursuant to the provision of KS 1515:2000 - Kenya Standard Code of Practice for Inspection of Road Vehicles and Legal Notice No. 127 of 19th June, 2018; Verification of Conformity to Kenya Standards of Imports Order, we wish to notify all importers of used/second hand motor vehicles including returning residents, diplomatic staff and the general public that in observance of clause 2.5 of KS 1515:2000 on the 8 (eight) year requirement in the standard, only Right Hand Drive (RHD) motor vehicles whose Year of First Registration is from 1st January 2012 and later shall be allowed into the country as from 1st January, 2019.


Vehicles that are exported to Kenya shall be expected to comply with KS 1515:2000 – Kenya Code of Practice for Inspection of Road Vehicles while vehicles from countries where KEBS has an inspection Agency (Japan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Thailand and South Africa) shall be expected to be accompanied with a Certificate of Roadworthiness (CoR) issued by the Agency appointed by KEBS.


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For further clarification, please contact KEBS on telephone +254 20 6948 000 or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..



GAZETTE NOTICE NO.8455 and 8456 17th August 2018


The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) pursuant to the publication of the Legal Notice No. 127 of the Standards Acts, Cap. 496 on 19th June 2018, hereby notifies the general public that all imported goods destined to Kenya shall be required to undergo mandatory inspection in the country of origin or supply prior to shipment into the country. Importers and the general public are informed that goods loaded on or after 1st October 2018 will be expected to fully comply with the provision of the Legal Notice.

The KEBS appointed inspection agents shall inspect such goods and issue Certificate of Conformity (CoC) / Certificate of Roadworthiness (CoR) in respect to goods / motor vehicles that conform to the relevant Kenyan standards or approved specifications. The Legal Notice number 127 is available on

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