Book an MOT/vehicle test online

Book your MOT appointment as soon as you get your reminder letter.

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

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 retest online

If your vehicle does not pass the MOT, you can also re-book your test via the green link below.

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

 

 

 

 

 

Book an MOT/vehicle test online

Additional information

MOT/  vehicle test fees.

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.

Change, cancel or view your appointment

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

Phone

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. Or, visit a test centre to change your appointment:

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.

Post

To apply for an MOT appointment by post, 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 the following link:

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