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Are all MOT certificates electronic?

Along with your paper copy, the DVSA keeps an electronic record of your test certificate. Whilst this electronic record will be used by police during any driving offenses, it is highly recommended that you also keep your paper copy safe for certain circumstances.

Are mots recorded?

You will not notice any difference when you take your vehicle for a test, except that the MOT certificate will be in a new format. However, the details of the test will be recorded on the database at the same time as your documents are produced.

Are mots digital now?

Our digital MOT testing service was launched in 2015, providing a critical service to over 23,000 MOT garages across the country. Some of this is new functionality for drivers, while other parts make the MOT service more robust and efficient to run. …

How far back can you check MOT history?

10 years
MOT Advice We can automatically tell you when your MOT is due just by knowing your registration number, and we will retrieve your MOT history dating back up to 10 years – information you may not even know exists.

Can you get copies of old MOT certificates?

You can also ask for a replacement certificate in person from any MOT centre. It does not have to be the centre that did the original MOT. You’ll need to bring the vehicle registration (number plate) and log book (V5C) reference number. The centre can charge you up to £10.

Why is mileage unreadable on MOT?

Sometimes with digital odometers, you cannot see the mileage easily if the backlight bulb has blown in which case you have the option to mark it as unreadable. If you go back with a small torch, you can sometimes get it in the right position to see the mileage.

When did online MOT history start?

Our MOT history check information is very comprehensive and dates back to 2005 which means we can access records for any vehicle that has had an MOT since then.

Do I get an MOT certificate now?

Are MOT test certificates still issued? Yes, MOT test certificates are still issued by the test centre.

What does unreadable mean on MOT?