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Do It Online Check MOT Status and History

It is easy to check a vehicle's MOT status and history online.

Do It Online  Check MOT Status and History
It is easy to check a vehicle's MOT status and history online. This is worthwhile if you are considering buying a particular machine. The online service enables you to confirm whether its certificate is legal, whether it passed first time, and whether the test highlighted any 'advisory' repairs. It is possible to view this information historically too, helping create an overview of the vehicle's previous reliability and likely future costs. For example, 'advisory' work on the brakes and suspension suggests large bills are imminent.

To access the MOT database visit www.direct.gov.uk. Continue by selecting 'motoring', then 'MOT', then 'check your vehicle's MOT status and history online'. Simply enter the vehicle's registration number and the MOT certificate test number. This can be found on either the VT20 pass certificate or the VT30 refusal document. If these are unavailable try the reference number on the V5C registration certificate (log book).

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By Stephen Turvil, motoring.co.uk

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Avatar 20/04/2014 11:08:38
Mark Ingram Commented:
I am trying to check the mot history of a car which has had a no plate change. When i enter the correct reg and v5 it only shows 1 result. HELP
Avatar 15/04/2014 16:21:07
Liz Compton Commented:
What a totally pointless exercise...if I could find my mot certificate I wouldn't need to know the expiry date! Dur
Avatar 04/03/2014 08:20:20
Denise Baxter Commented:
good.
Avatar 10/02/2014 19:29:34
Siobhan G Commented:
This site has worked in the past ok, but now it is all over the place. Saying my car which is currently MOTd last being tested in 2007 and currently untested! No way to complain about it as far as I can see. :-/
Avatar 10/02/2014 15:46:16
colin ridley Commented:
I have no certificate,wanted to know when mot due,got no joy whatsoever what a useless load of rubbish
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