MOT Deadline Extended by Six Months
In response to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the UK Government has announced from 30 March 2020, MOT due for renewal such as any cars, motorcycles and light vans will be extended by six month.
For example: Your vehicle’s MOT was due to expire on 3 April 2020.This will automatically be extended to 3 October 2020. You will need to get your MOT by this date.
The Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps MP, emphasised vehicles that fall under this category to “Keep vehicles in a good state of repair, going on to say: “However, you must still keep your car in a roadworthy condition and garages will remain open if you need repairs”
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Please note if your first MOT was due before 30 March 2020 and your vehicle did not pass. Your vehicle will not get an extension to its MOT due date.
The DVSA is also working with the police and insurers to help anyone with a MOT certificate that that expires before 30th March but is unable to get to a test centre due to self-isolating is not penalised.