Ordering Process

Step 1

There are 2 ways to oder vehicles from Minato Motors Japan: You can choose directly from the stock of cars available on our site and fill the Order Form. OR,
If you cannot find the vehicle you want in our stock and you want us to search for it, you can fill in the Buy Me A Car Form and inform us the type of vehicle you want us to purchase on your behalf.
After we receive your order or inquiry, we will then call, Fax or email you for confirmation on the Total CIF Price of the vehicle. Our bank account details will also be provided to you.

Step 2

After your confirmation agreeing to the Total Price, you will then have to complete initial 50% payment of the CIF Total Price within 5 days by Telegraphic Transfer.

Step 3

After our bank has confirmed your initial 50% payment, we will start processing the necessary papers for shipment to Mombasa.
If you have ordered us to search and buy a vehicle on your behalf, we will start searching for a vehicle that matches your request and specifications. After we found a vehicle conforming to your request, we will purchase it on your behalf and start processing necessary papers for shipment.

Step 4

After we have booked a shipping vessel and completed all necessary shipping documents, we will inform you of the date of sail and arrival date in Mombasa, Kenya. We will also require the remaining 50% payment completed before vessel sails.
After the shipping vessel leaves Japan, and remaining payment confirmed, we will also immediately post you by EMS the original copies of

  • The Bill of Lading(B/L)
  • The Invoice
  • The vehicle's Title Certificate
  • JEVIC Inspection Certificate (for Kenya)
  • Export certificate

And any other document you might need depending on your country's import regulations. These are the documents you will need to clear your vehicle at the customs.