Book your taxi or hackney carriage MOT test online. If you have not used this service before you need to register by phone.
You can also book over the phone - 9am to 5pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday or 9am to 4pm on Wednesday or visit a One Stop Shop (during the hours specified). Call 0151 443 2300.
|Private hire taxis and Hackney Carriage vehicles:
You must read and comply with the vehicle testing document (PDF) before your taxi’s test.
- MOT New Plate test - £40.00
- MOT renewal test - £40.00
- MOT vehicle change -£40.00
- MOT retest - £20.00
- Safety inspection – no charge
- MOT after failed safety inspection - £40.00
- MOT £45 for class 4 (standard type family car up to 8 passenger seats) or
- £57.95 for class 5 and 7 (mini buses and larger vans
- Retest - no charge
How to pay
You can pay by credit or debit card when you make the booking by phone, when visiting a One Stop Shop or if you have registered for our online booking service.
Credit card payments will incur a 1.75% charge. No charges are made for payments made by debit card.
You can pay by cash at a One Stop Shop.
Rescheduling or cancelling
You can cancel or reschedule the appointment by contacting us on 0151 443 2300 no later than 12 noon the day before the test.