What documents do I need to take to my MOT?

What documents do I need to take to my MOT?

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.

Do you get a certificate for MOT?

When your vehicle passes its MOT you will be issued with a new-style certificate which consists of an A4 sized piece of paper with the certificate printed on it. You should keep the certificate somewhere safe. To highlight any parts of your vehicle that could cause it to fail its MOT in the near future.

What is a MOT test certificate?

The MOT certificate confirms that your vehicle at the time of its test met the minimum acceptable environmental and road safety standards required by law.

Is MOT certificate online?

You can get a replacement MOT certificate online if you’ve lost or damaged the original. This service is free. You’ll need: the vehicle registration (number plate)

Can you sell car without MOT certificate?

Can I sell my car without an MOT? The good news is that if you are not prepared to repair the car, then you are still legally allowed to sell it even without a valid MOT. Just ensure the buyer is aware, and that they have the means to collect the car without driving it on a public road.

How long is an MOT certificate usually valid for?

12 months
Once your vehicle passes its MOT, the test certificate is valid for 12 months.

What documents do I need for MOT Halfords?

You’ll need to bring your current MOT certificate and V5C Vehicle Registration Document along to your MOT.

Do I need my v5 for MOT?

What documents do I need for an MOT in 2020? If you’re taking your car to its first ever MOT, or its first MOT since a change of registration plates, you’ll need to take along your car’s V5C logbook. For all other MOTs, you don’t need to take your logbook.

How is an MOT carried out?

An MOT test takes around 45 minutes, during which time the tester will check the roadworthiness of your car, assessing all its electrical equipment, steering, tyres (including tread depth, pressure and condition), and suspension.

What’s checked in a MOT?

Lamps,reflectors and electrical equipment

  • Steering and suspension
  • Brakes
  • Tyres and road wheels
  • Seat belts
  • Body,structure and general items
  • Exhaust,fuel and emissions
  • Driver’s view of the road. What documents do I need? It’s helpful if you can bring your current MOT certificate and V5C Vehicle Registration Document along to your MOT.
  • What is Mot in England?

    The MOT test (Ministry of Transport, or simply MOT) is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in the United Kingdom for most vehicles over three years old used on any way defined as a road in the Road Traffic Act 1988; it does not apply only to highways (or in Scotland a relevant road) but includes

    What is a MOT certificate?

    An MOT pass certificate indicates that at the time of the test the vehicle met or exceeded the minimum safety standards determined by the DVSA guidelines.

    What is a MOT service?

    An MOT is a basic safety test, where as servicing includes fluid levels & how long things like brakes will last not just do they work! Services (dependent on age, miles & manufacturers recommendations) may include replacing oil, filters plugs etc.


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