Using the DVLA’s free online tool it’s possible to check the MOT history of any vehicle registered in the United Kingdom. For each MOT check you can see:

  • Test date
  • Expiry date
  • Test result
  • Odometer reading
  • MOT test number

For passes you may also get some additional information in the form of ‘advisory notice items’. For failures the reasons for the failure will be listed.

This is an example of what you’re likely to see when using the tool:

Check the MOT history of any vehicle

To use the tool all you need is the vehicles registration number and make. Follow the link below and enter the information to view the MOT history completely for free.

Free MOT history check

You can also check the tax status of any vehicle using another free service.