MOT testing service
The MOT testing service is working normally.
The last outage was on Thursday 12 December 2019 between 7pm and midnight.
Get MOT reminders
The MOT reminders service is working normally.
The last outage was on Tuesday 5 March 2018 between 2pm and 3:30pm.
Check the MOT history of a vehicle
The MOT history service is working normally.
The last outage was on Tuesday 19 February 2019 between 10:30am and midday.
Getting and entering a contingency code
For information on how to enter contingency codes, take a look at our contingency testing guidance.
To find out how another tester can also enter a contingency test if the original test isn't available, take a look at our guidance on known issues and workarounds for the MOT testing service.
If a contingency code is not displayed above, and it's outside of MOT testing service desk opening hours, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a code.
Help and support
Please see note above, about the MOT testing service desk.
Call the MOT testing service desk to get help using the service.
MOT testing service desk
Telephone: 0330 123 5654
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Saturday, 8am to 2pm
Find out about call charges
Contact DVSA for any other questions about the MOT testing service and testing standards.
Keep up to date
We regularly send email updates to MOT testing service users with important information and news about the service.
To make sure you get these updates, check your email address is correct on your MOT testing service profile.