Book an MOT/vehicle test online

Before you start


When booking a vehicle test you’ll need:

  • the vehicle registration number
  • the last four digits of the chassis number
  • if using the online or telephone service, a debit or credit card

You can find out how any personal information you send to the Department for Infrastructure (Driver & Vehicle Agency) when using this service will be handled by viewing their privacy notice

DVA is unable to accept payment by Maestro Debit card for Vehicle Test Bookings, you can still use another card to book tests.




Book an MOT/vehicle test online

Additional information

If you use the online or telephone service, you can receive your appointment notice by email. 

For heavy goods vehicles, trailers and buses, you’ll be provided with a booking reference number. You will then have to contact your selected test centre to get your test date and time. Appointment notices will be issued when the booking has been confirmed with the test centre.

You can also view, change or cancel your appointment.

You can also apply for a vehicle test by phone, post or in person.


Call the telephone booking line from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00 am to 1.00 pm on a Friday.

In person

Apply in person by completing an application form and returning it to one of the test centres.

Test centres are open from 8.45 am to 12.30 pm and from 1.15 pm to 4.00 pm on Monday to Friday.


Complete an application form and send it with the right fee to the vehicle test centre where you would like the test carried out.

The application form is available to download from this link:

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