MOT History Check By Registration

Our MOT history report includes

MOT due date

Find out when your next MOT is due by entering you reg.

Mileage History

Our free report reveals the last 25 MOT mileage records.

Current MOT Status

Find out whether the MOT is valid or expired instantly.

Refusal notes

Find out why a vehicle failed it's MOT.

Advisory notes

See advisory notes on previous mot tests.

All MOT Records

Our report shows you all available MOT checks.

The MOT test and this check

What’s an MOT and why is it important?

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.

Where is an MOT test performed?

If your car requires an mot, then you have to book your mot at one of many mot centres.

Why check the mot status of your vehicle?

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:

  • When your vehicle was last MOT tested
  • When your vehicles MOT runs out (the mot due date or if the mot has expired)
  • How many days you have left before your vehicles MOT expires
  • How many previous MOT records your vehicle has
  • Previous MOT failures and why the vehicle failed the mot

What happens if your vehicle doesn’t have a valid MOT?

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:

  • If you get caught driving a vehicle without MOT, you will be fined, the amount usually depends on what sort of vehicle you are driving. For example, a car would be different to an LGV.
  • You can’t tax a vehicle without a valid MOT.
  • Your insurance may be invalid
  • It may not be safe to drive the vehicle, if it doesn’t have a valid MOT
  • If your selling your car, you may struggle if it doesn’t have MOT

Top reasons for cars failing their MOT

This information was sourced from research carried out by What Car? Magazine in 2014.

  • 1 – Screen wash empty or not full enough.
  • 2 – The car has a lot of clutter or dirt, make sure you clean the windows, mirrors and clean any clutter from the vehicle.
  • 3 – Registration plate problem – These sorts of problems include incorrect font/spacing, missing plate, personalised plates, dirty plates and more.
  • 4 – Stickers or air fresheners around the mirror obstructing the drivers view.
  • 5 – Dashboard warning lights that are on, be sure to check what it means and sort it before your MOT.