MOT stands for Ministry of Transport, the MOT test, is a test that is legally required every 12 months to ensure a vehicle is safe and roadworthy. The MOT test is required for most vehicles in the UK that are 3 years or older.
If your car requires an mot, then you have to book your mot at one of many mot centres.
As the MOT test is a legal requirement and a test to ensure your vehicles safe, it’s important that you make sure your vehicle has a valid MOT. Our free report will show you vital MOT information such as:
This is a question with more than one answer, there’s are several scenarios and problems that you may face it your vehicle doesn’t have a valid MOT, some of which include:
This information was sourced from research carried out by What Car? Magazine in 2014.
Checking the MOT history of a vehicle you’re interested in buying is a smart move, the MOT history of a vehicle can reveal whether it is safe to drive. It also shows you any advisories or failures the vehicle has had previously or currently. This could help you avoid any unexpected expenses further down the road. It’s also worth noting that the MOT history is not the only history a used vehicle has, if you are serious about buying a car then you should get a full history check.
If your vehicle passed its MOT test, then it’s usually valid for 12 months after the pass date. Also, once your car has passed the MOT you will be issued an MOT certificate. You should keep this certificate safe, it can be useful when you sell your car.
Yes, it’s live data, we source our MOT data directly from the DVSA database, so each time you make a query here the information is requested at that moment, we do not store old MOT information on this website.
No, it doesn’t but If you want to check for safety recalls on a vehicle then please try our free check instead (on the homepage), our MOT checks don’t include this data.
No, this search is just for the MOT history of a vehicle, if you want to find out road tax information then head over to this page and try our basic search.