We know that when the MOT testing service is unavailable, your priority is to get a contingency code so that you can carry on working. So that’s why we’ve created a new page which you can visit to see the service’s current status.
MOT testing service
We’ve received lots of feedback about making technical information about specific vehicles available on the MOT testing service. We’ve already done some work to investigate how we can introduce this to the MOT testing service and we’ve planned more work for the near future.
We’ve now started sending out the new MOT security cards to all trade users of the MOT testing service, that’s over 73,000 people. Over the next 6 weeks we’ll be sending around 2,500 cards every day.
On 3 November 2016 we changed how you enter test results.
You can watch our short video to see what the new test result entry screens look like.
This September saw the first year anniversary of the MOT testing service. We look at what's changed since we launched the service and what updates we're planning to introduce in the future.
In this blog, we look at why the new cards are more secure and how we’re testing their use before the roll out later this year.
We're making test quality information available so that Authorised Examiners and site managers can monitor and improve the standard of testing carried out at their sites.
After listening to your feedback, we’ve made a few changes to how and when MOT information is presented as part of our ongoing process to improve the MOT testing service.
After listening to your feedback we’ve made it easier for you to get contingency codes if the MOT testing service goes offline. We’ve now introduced a way that you can instantly pick up the latest code if you try to sign in to the service and it’s not working.
After listening to your feedback we’ve made some changes to make it easier for you to use the new MOT testing service.