The information supplied in an MOT Check report is vital if you’re considering buying a vehicle. The more you know about a used car’s past, including its MOT history, the more informed you will be before buying it.

Our MOT History report will provide you with:


  • MOT test date
  • Recorded mileages
  • Previous MOT test results
  • Current MOT status
  • MOT due date
  • Refusal notes
  • Advisory notes
  • Current road tax status
  • Road tax renewal date


Our MOT History Check sources information directly from the DVLA database for any car registered in the UK that has had an MOT test since 2005.

A healthy MOT History can suggest a car has been well looked after by its previous owners. A car with a history of MOT test fails and lots of advisory notes could point to a higher risk of mechanical issues and financial outlay in the future.

Check MOT history on any car, it’s a free to use service with optional MOT and road tax renewal reminders.

MOT History Check


It is a legal requirement for a vehicle to have a valid a MOT certificate, yet it is one that is often ignored by some drivers on the road in the UK. A vehicle MOT check ensures a car is roadworthy – as a result, any car with a questionable MOT History may need expensive repairs going forward, even if the MOT Check shows the car currently has a valid MOT status. It’s also worth remembering that a car without an MOT cannot be taxed or insured by the owner.

It’s extremely important to conduct an MOT history check before purchasing a used vehicle as it can be used as an indication the overall condition of the car. A car without a valid MOT certificate should not be considered roadworthy and may be dangerous to drive.

A car that has undergone an MOT check on a regular basis is a good example of a car that’s been properly maintained by its previous owner(s).


Why Check Your Car’s MOT History?


Some of the checks involved in an MOT test include:

  • Examination of the steering, suspension, brakes and battery
  • Ensuring fully-working lights
  • Any signs of damage or corrosion on the car’s exterior body
  • Legal tyre tread
  • Wheels in good condition
  • No cracks or chips on the windscreen

An MOT check will reveal a vehicle’s mileage at the time of the test, which parts may have failed each test and if any parts have had minor problems.

An MOT History Check is easy to do and it’s free. You simply enter the car’s reg and we check DVLA records for the car’s entire MOT History and provide you with an instant MOT Check report.

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