COVID-19: Vehicle MOT

From 30 March 2020, MOT due dates for cars, motorcycles and light vans will be extended by 6 months. This is being done to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). You do not need to do anything to extend your vehicle’s MOT expiry date if it’s on or after 30 March 2020. However, you must keep your vehicle safe to drive.

Your vehicle will be automatically given a 6-month MOT exemption. This will extend your current MOT expiry date by 6 months.

There’s separate guidance about what to do if your MOT due date is up to and including 29 March 2020.

The council offers MOT testing to the general public at its Brunel Drive depot in Newark, Notts, NG24 2EG.

Tests are undertaken by pre-appointment only and carried out using the latest equipment and technology. No repairs are carried out on site so all you get is a completely independent assessment. We can test both petrol and diesel vehicles..  

Air conditioning

We now offer a full vehicle air conditioning service and re-gassing facility at Brunel Drive.

Smoke and brake testing

Smoke and brake testing facilities are available for both Large Goods Vehicles (LGV) and Passenger Carrier Vehicles (PCV)

Brake test - £8 plus VAT per axle

Smoke test - £10 plus VAT per vehicle

If you wish to reserve a booking slot online for your MOT or smoke or brake testing, please fill in the online booking request form and we will contact you at the earliest opportunity.

Contact us

Transport Services
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Brunel Drive
NG24 2EG

Telephone 01636 655566

Opening times:
Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4pm
Saturday, 8am to 12 noon
Closed Sunday

Online Forms

MOT Booking / Enquiry

  • 01636 650000

    Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm

    Customer feedback

  • Get in touch:

    Castle House
    Great North Road
    NG24 1BY

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