Checking MOT history is one of the first things you should do when considering purchasing a new car. On the surface a listing can look immaculate, but it's what is hidden under the bonnet and bodywork that counts. Checking MOT history will give you a comprehensive idea of what your prospective purchase has been up to before you come into contact with it.
Checking MOT history can be done quickly via the gov.uk site. Pre-2005 details are available for all vehicles in England, Scotland and Wales. You'll be able to find out:
Click the link below to start checking MOT history. Make sure you've got the vehicle's registration details handy.
The site can be used to check MOT history post 2005 for all vehicles in England, Scotland and Wales.
The law states all vehicles in the UK require an MOT when they reach three years old. This is to make sure they're roadworthy, safe and keeping in line with EU legislation.
No. You can check any vehicle's MOT history for free via the gov.uk website.
Yes. We charge £17 for an MOT booked with a service; £35 when booked without.
You can have it re-tested for free within ten working days.
Visit our website to find out what is checked during your vehicle's MOT.
No. You can book your MOT up to a month early. The remaining time on your current certificate is rolled over.