Guidance

Historic (classic) vehicles: MOT exemption criteria

Criteria for vehicles to be exempt from needing an MOT test each year if they were first registered more than 40 years ago.

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This guidance sets out the criteria for when a vehicle does not need an MOT if it was first registered more than 40 years ago.

It explains what types of changes made to the vehicle in the last 30 years would mean it does still need to have an MOT. These are called ‘substantial changes’.

Published 20 May 2018