MOT testing service status

MOT Testing Service

The MOT testing service is running normally

The last outage was on Wednesday 9 January 2019 between 7pm and 9pm.

Get MOT reminders

The MOT reminder service is working normally.

The last outage was on Tuesday 15 May 2018 between 2pm and 3:30pm.

Check the MOT history of a vehicle

The MOT history is working normally.

The last outage was on Monday 14 January 2019 between 10am and noon.

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

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.