Consultation outcome

Extending first MOT date to 4 years

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MOT testing: government response to consultation and summary of responses

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Detail of outcome

The government has consulted on extending the period of the first MOT for cars and motorcycles from 3 years to 4 years. This document sets out our response and a summary of feedback received.

Original consultation

Summary

Seeking views on extending the date of the first MOT from 3 to 4 years.

This consultation ran from
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Consultation description

We are seeking views on proposals for extending the date of a vehicle’s first MOT date from 3 to 4 years. This includes asking if the change should apply to:

  • all vehicles
  • all vehicles except small vans

Documents

Extending the date of the first MOT test from 3 to 4 years

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Published 22 January 2017
Last updated 18 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Government response to consultation and summary of responses published.
  2. Corrected figures in table 4.
  3. First published.