MOT testing service status

The MOT testing service is running normally.

The last outage was on Wednesday 11 January 2017.

Removal of PIN

From Thursday 12 January 2017, you'll no longer be able to use the PIN within the MOT testing service.

You'll need to use your new security card instead, which must be activated.

Read our guidance on how to activate your card, or follow the prompts on screen.

Help and support

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 8pm
Saturday, 8am to 2pm

Get a contingency code

If a contingency code isn't displayed above and it's outside of MOT testing service desk opening hours, email to request a code.

Contact DVSA for any other questions about the MOT scheme and testing standards