Can You Get MOT Done After Expiry Date?

What happens if my MOT has expired?

If your MOT has expired then you need to get the car booked in for a fresh test and not drive it until the test has been completed.

Remember that you are allowed to drive the car to a pre-booked test appointment..

Can the police check if you have mot?

A vehicle that does not have a valid MOT test certificate has its registration details automatically passed onto the Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) of police vehicles.

What happens if you forget to MOT your car?

Driving your vehicle on the road without a valid MOT could invalidate your insurance if you were to have an accident. You could also be risking driving an unsafe vehicle. Equally, any car that fails its MOT will now be classified as ‘dangerous’ until all work is completed and the car is retested.

Does an MOT last a year?

An MOT lasts for a year and the date it runs out is printed on the last pass certificate. … You can get an MOT up to a month (minus a day) before it runs out and keep the same renewal date. Of course, you can get an MOT earlier than this, but the MOT renewal date for the following year will be different.

Can I drive to an MOT without an MOT?

If your vehicle doesn’t have a current MOT certificate, you can only drive it to or from a pre-arranged MOT appointment or to or from a pre-arranged repair appointment to have defects remedied that were discovered on a previous test. … You will commit an offence if you park a vehicle without an MOT on the road.

Do you get 14 days grace for an MOT?

It is assumed by many people that they have 14 days ‘grace’ after their MOT test Certificate expires to obtain a renewal – This is not the case. However, the MOT test regulations do make the provision for early testing by up to a calendar month to ease the renwal process.

Can you book an MOT after expiry?

MOTs can be done anytime within the 12 month period before the existing MOT expires. Retesting should be free if the necessary repair work has been carried out and the re-test completed within 10 working days of the original MOT test.

How long can u drive without MOT?

three yearsThe simple answer is, no. If your vehicle is more than three years old, you can’t drive without an MOT unless you’re on the way to the garage for your pre-booked MOT appointment.

Can I drive my car on the expiry date?

No. The date on your renewal papers is the date you MUST have renewed the registration by – once that date is reached if you haven’t renewed, your vehicle is unregistered, and not covered by third party insurance.

What’s the penalty for no MOT?

£1,000The new MOT fines The current fine for driving with no MOT is up to £1,000. However under the new rules you could receive a fine of more than double this for driving an unroadworthy car, even if your MOT is still valid.

Do ANPR cameras check for MOT?

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) shares its MOT data with the police, who in return use ANPR (Automated Number Plate Recognition) cameras to fine drivers with out-of-date MoTs.