The MOT testing service
The MOT testing service is running normally.
The last outage was on 21 March 2018 from 19:30 to 21:15
Check this page regularly for updates.
'Get MOT reminders' service
The 'Get MOT reminders' service is running normally.
The last outage was on Tuesday 20 March 2018 between 10:30am and midday.
'Check the MOT history of a vehicle' service
The 'Check the MOT history of a vehicle' service is running normally.
The last outage was on Tuesday 24 January 2017 between 8pm and 10pm.
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 this guidance.
If a contingency code isn't 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
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
Contact DVSA for any other questions about the MOT testing service and testing standards.
Keep up to date
We regularly send out email updates to all MOT testing service users with important information and news about the MOT testing service.
To make sure you get these updates, check that your email address on your MOT testing service profile is correct.