MOT testing service status

MOT Testing Service

The MOT testing service is running normally

The last intermittent outage was on Thursday 23 November 2017 between 8am and 12:35 pm.

Read the latest update from the MOT service team.

'Get MOT reminders' service

The 'Get MOT reminders' service is working normally.

'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 12 December 2017 between 3pm and 3:35pm.

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 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 8pm
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.