How Do I Check My Cars MOT?

How do I check my cars MOT date?

MOT Advice If you’re not sure what your MOT expiry date is, you can check your MOT date for free.

You just need your vehicle’s registration number (the number plate) and our clever Automyze system will check when the MOT is due for you..

How do I check MOT advisories?

Go to our MOT check page and enter the vehicle registration number. You’ll find the entire MOT history as well as the MOT due date of the vehicle as provided by the DVLA. The report will show MOT failures, advisories, and warnings.

How much does an MOT cost?

MOT costsVehicle classMaximum MOT fee3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight)3£37.803-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)4£54.85Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)4£54.85Motor caravans4£54.8517 more rows

How long does a MOT last?

12-13 monthsMOT certificates expire every 12-13 months, therefore, if your car is older than 3 years old you will need to book an MOT test annually.

Can police tell if you have no MOT?

Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras are everywhere, both in police cars and on the roadside, and they’ll cross-check your registration with the national database so that they can immediately tell when your vehicle doesn’t have a valid MOT certificate or road tax.

Do you get 14 days grace for an MOT?

It is assumed by many people that they have 14 days ‘grace’ after their MOT test Certificate expires to obtain a renewal – This is not the case. However, the MOT test regulations do make the provision for early testing by up to a calendar month to ease the renwal process.

What happens if you forget to MOT your car?

Driving your vehicle on the road without a valid MOT could invalidate your insurance if you were to have an accident. You could also be risking driving an unsafe vehicle. Equally, any car that fails its MOT will now be classified as ‘dangerous’ until all work is completed and the car is retested.

How can I check my MOT online?

The option to view the certificate appears alongside the test record in the vehicle’s MOT history. To view the certificate, the user needs to type in the 11-digit reference number (without spaces) from the latest vehicle log book (V5C).

How long can you drive without MOT?

Is there ever a time I can drive without an MOT? The simple answer is, no. If your vehicle is more than three years old, you can’t drive without an MOT unless you’re on the way to the garage for your pre-booked MOT appointment.

What documents do I need for MOT 2020?

Before you attend your MOT, it would be helpful to have both your current MOT certificate and V5C Vehicle Registration Document with you. Even if you can’t find either of these, your test centre should be able to find your details on their system.

Can I tax my car without an MOT certificate?

Yes – though you’ll still need your DVLA reminder (V11) or your Registration Certificate (V5C) plus a valid MOT, a (V62) is also available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax. Find a local branch that can sort out vehicle tax with our Branch Finder.

How long does it take for MOT to show up online?

If you have just taxed your car, had an MOT or declared it SORN (Statutory Off Road Notification), then it will take up to five business days before it shows up on the website. If you are looking to buy a car and see it has failed its MOT, there is no need to immediately dismiss it as a purchase option.