At Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council our MOT tests are carried out by trained mechanics, approved by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).

Our test garage is for MOTs only and not repairs, so customers are guaranteed a thorough and fair service.

Checks made during your MOT include:

Picture shows a car and the items to be checked for an MOT
"Thousands of savvy Money Savers have used council test centres and the huge bulk report their cars either consistently passing the test or needing fewer repairs compared to MOTs carried out at other garages."


The MOT service is available from 8:30am to 3:30pm Monday to Friday.

Appointments must be booked in advance.

The MOT test takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Your vehicle will be ready 1 hour after your test is booked in. 

For example: Your MOT is booked in for 9am. Your vehicle will be ready to collect at 10am.

Please note: We will not phone you to collect your vehicle. 

Vehicles must be collected by 4.30pm on the day of the test.

Car (under 3,000 KG) £44.50
Class 7 vehicle (up to 3.5 tonnes) £56
Retest Free of charge within 10 working days or £15


*Discounts are available to NulBC staff and employees of other organisations. Please enquire during booking.

To make a booking, or for any other information, please call 01782 742713 or 01782 620803.


Last updated 20 September 2019

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