MOT Dartford & Welling, Kent at Claremont Motors

Claremont Motors Dartford and Welling branches can offer full MOT testing facilities for all makes of car and van.

Please see our pricing page or CONTACT us to discuss your requirements.

General Information

If your vehicle is 3 years or older you are required by law to have the MoT Test. The purpose of the MoT test is to ensure the vehicle meets the minimum safety level required by law.

MOT Dartford & Welling, Kent
During the MoT test at either our Dartford and Welling branch the tester, a person authorised by the government body called VOSA (Vehicle and Operator Services Agency) will conduct an inspection and a comprehensive series of checks around the vehicle. They will also including the interior, exterior, under the bonnet and under the vehicle. The result of each check is recorded and if the vehicle passes a VT20 ‘pass’ certificate will be issued. If the vehicle fails to meet the required standard a VT30 ‘failure’ document will be issued. Any items that are not a failure, but worthy of a mention will be highlighted to you so you can keep an eye on them. These will be listed as ‘advisory’ items.

It is your responsibility to ensure your vehicle is examined every 12 months. Without a current MoT certificate, you will be unable to drive your vehicle lawfully or renew your road fund license. VOSA changes means the MoT testing system is now computerised allowing the police and mobile camera units to check remotely to see if your vehicle has a current MoT.

The penalty for not having an up to date MoT certificate could be a fine. Also if the vehicle is involved in an accident you may be asked to produce your MoT certificate. An insurance claim could be affected by the absence of your MoT, especially in the case of injury.


Monday to Friday 8:30am until 5:30pm & Saturday 9am until 1pm
Call Dartford 01322 220033
Call Welling 020 8854 2325


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