Question: Can You Tax Without MOT?

Do I need MOT before tax?

If you’re taking your car to a pre-booked MOT test, you can drive your vehicle on a road without it being taxed.

However, it’s worth noting that you do still have to apply for vehicle tax even if you don’t need to pay it..

What happens if you have no MOT?

Simply driving without an MOT will not get you any points on your driving licence. However, without an MOT test, you don’t know whether your vehicle is roadworthy. … An up-to-date MOT test will pick up these issues, making your car or van safe and legal to drive.

Can you tax a car with only 2 weeks MOT left?

You can certainly do that – MOT only needs to be valid on the first day the tax applies. … A certificate that expires on the last day of the month eg 30 April cannot be used if the tax disc is to start on the first day of the following month eg 1 May. The certificate must be original; a photocopy is not acceptable.

Can a vehicle without mot be parked on the road?

No MoT shouldn’t be on the road, even if parked. Obviously the no mot thing is dependent on the website being correct. … From what I know you only need road tax to park on the street, no mot or insirance required. It’s illegal to have a car taxed and not insured.

Are garages open in lockdown?

Absolutely. Garages are deemed to be an essential business, so they’ll be staying open during the lockdown to keep vehicles safe and the country running as best as possible. Garages, MOT centres and the service departments of car dealerships are covered by this decision.

Can I tax my car without MOT certificate?

Yes – though you’ll still need your DVLA reminder (V11) or your Registration Certificate (V5C) plus a valid MOT, a (V62) is also available at any Post Office that deals with vehicle tax. Find a local branch that can sort out vehicle tax with our Branch Finder.

Can you be insured without MOT?

Yes. You can insure a car that doesn’t have an MOT. And if you’ve already bought insurance, your policy doesn’t necessarily stop being valid once your MOT expires.

What do I do 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 police tell if you have no 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.

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.

How long after your MOT expires Can you drive?

12 monthIf your car fails its MOT, you can only drive it if the previous year’s MOT is still valid (i.e. the test took place on a date earlier than last year’s). MOTs can be done anytime within the 12 month period before the existing MOT expires.

How much does an MOT cost?

MOT costsVehicle classMaximum MOT fee3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight)3£37.803-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight)4£54.85Cars (up to 8 passenger seats)4£54.85Motor caravans4£54.8517 more rows