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Free Car Check

Enter your registration number / number plate below to make a free vehicle enquiry.

Get a Full Check

Includes road tax and mot check, performance data, registration details and technical specifications.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is my tax and MOT due?

Enter your vehicle registration to check the tax and MOT expiry date of a vehicle. A free car check also includes other information such as make, model, colour & more.

How can I check the MOT history of a vehicle?

Use our free MOT check service to view all MOT tests. MOT history includes mileage readings and all advisory/failure notices recorded by the tester.

Why is my vehicle information incorrect?

It can sometimes take up to 5 days for any changes to be reflected on the DVLA database. This includes road tax and MOT expiry dates.

Should I buy a full car history check?

26% of vehicles checked last month were written off.

If you are considering buying or selling a vehicle, you should purchase a car history check. Buying a full check helps to protect against the risks of buying a car with a hidden history.

Vehicle History Check

If you're buying a car, check it doesn't have a hidden history with our car history check. Reports are available on iOS, Android or on our website.

  • Outstanding Finance
  • Stolen vehicle enquiry
  • Written off status
  • Scrapped status
  • Imported or Exported
  • Number Plate Changes
  • Technical Specifications
  • Keeper History

Get an Instant Report

Protects you against the risks of buying a car with a hidden history.

Car History Check

Included Data

A free car check includes over 20 fields of information about a vehicle. This is available directly on our website or via our iOS and Android apps.

  • Vehicle Make & Model
  • Fuel Type
  • Vehicle Colour
  • Engine Size
  • Year of Manufacture
  • Road Tax & MOT Expiry
  • Vehicle Type
  • Emissions
  • Keeper History
  • Road Tax Costs
  • MOT History

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Stay Legal

To drive your vehicle in the UK, it needs to meet the following requirements:

  • Have current vehicle tax
  • Have a valid MOT
  • At least third party Car Insurance

By performing a free vehicle enquiry, you can check the data held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) and ensure you meet these minimum requirements.

Just enter your registration.

Use the MOT check service to check the current MOT status of a vehicle.

You can also check if your vehicle has valid insurance by using the askMID Website.

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