MOT manuals, checklists and special notices

Guidance on how to run an MOT centre, how to carry out MOT tests, and special notices about changes to the MOT scheme.

Guide to the MOT scheme

MOT inspection manuals

MOT inspection checklists

Special notices: 2023

Special notices contain changes to the MOT scheme that are not yet in the MOT testing guide and inspection manual.

Special notices: 2022

Special notices: 2021

Published 6 June 2023
Last updated 7 December 2023 + show all updates
  1. Added 'MOT special notice 04-23: updates to MOT testing guide and test certificates' to the document collection.

  2. Added 'MOT special notice 03-23: changes to DBS check requirements' to the document collection.

  3. First published.