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COMESA Insurance[edit]

COMESA (sometimes called "Yellow card") is liability insurance valid for many Eastern African countries.

Countries that use COMESA[edit]

The following countries in Africa require COMESA insurance, and you will likely be asked for it at the border before you can enter:
Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi, Burundi, Congo, Djibouti, Zimbabwe, and Swaziland.


Currency to display:

The price will vary greatly depending on where you buy it, and how good your negotiation skills are.

In 2013, UnUrban Adventures negotiated the following for their 4x4 Nissan Patrol in Tanzania

  • Up to 3 months: $80.00 USD (according to the guys it was the same for 1 to 3 months)
  • 3 to 6 months: $100.00 USD
  • 6 to 12 months: $180.00 USD

In 2012, the price for a Honda NX 250 cc motorcycle in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia was

  • Up to 6 months: Br900.00 ETB