Within the next 18 months, drivers should have purchased their new digital license plates for their vehicles.
On Wednesday, the government officially unveiled the plates at the General Service Unit (GSU) Recce unit Headquarters in Ruiru, where they are being manufactured.
The new plates will be fitted on all imported vehicles at the point of entry, but owners of already registered vehicles will have to apply for the new plates.
Below are the steps when applying for the new plates.
Acquire application form from NTSA
Indicate vehicle particulars, type of plates needed
Deliver fully filled form to NTSA offices
Make payment (Sh3,000)
Wait for a text notification to pick up your plates
Online application via TIMS
Subscribe to receive SMS – send NTSA to 22847
Log on to www.ntsa.go.ke
Click on the TIMS logo
Go to apply reflective number plate
Choose the type of vehicle that needs a new plate
Indicate the plate type
Indicate person to pick them
Indicate the point of collection
Pay Sh3,000 application fee via mobile money or card
Preferred plates cost Sh30,000
Motorcycle plates cost Sh1,500
NTSA will alert you via text message when plate will be ready.