Enter vehicle details to see the date of the last MOT test, the mileage at the time and the expiry date of the test.

Start now on the MOT status checker

Before you start

You’ll need the vehicle registration mark and either:

  • the MOT test number (you can get this from the VT20 test certificate or the VT30 refusal certificate)
  • the document reference number from the V5C registration certificate (logbook) if you don’t have the MOT test number

Check the MOT date by registration number and make

Use the vehicle enquiry service to find the MOT expiry date if you’ve only got the registration and make of a vehicle.

If your car is new, you must get an MOT test by the third anniversary of its registration.

Check if an MOT certificate is genuine

Compare your MOT certificate’s details against what’s recorded online to make sure it’s genuine.