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when does my mot expire

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Does the MOT expiry date expire the day before it is due?

No, the expiry date is valid until 12 midnight on the expiry date

My MOT has expired. Can I drive my vehicle?

It is illegal to drive a vehicle without a valid MOT. You may only drive it to an MOT centre to attend a pre-arranged booking.

Why do you send me MOT reminders months before it is due?

These reminders are sent out in advance to give you prior warning of when the MOT needs to be completed. If your vehicle is due for taxing after the expiry of the MOT you will need to have it carried out a month before, to enable us to get your new Road Fund Licence (vehicle tax disc) to you on time. To book an MOT, please call our DriverLine number on 0844 493 7656 and select the option for vehicle maintenance to arrange this through our Service Booking Line. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT through a garage of your choice.

How far in advance of the MOT expiry date can I have my vehicle MOT'd?

Vehicles can be MOT'd up to 3 months in advance. If you want to maintain the MOT anniversary date it must be done within one month prior to the expiry date. Please note that if your vehicle is due a tax disc this will not be able to be obtained without a valid MOT. Until it has been completed, your insurance is also invalid and it is a legal offence to drive your vehicle and you will be in breach of your contract with LeasePlan

The garage gave me the MOT certificate. Do I need to keep it or send it to LeasePlan?

The MOT certificate will need to be sent to LeasePlan. Please send to: Fleet Administration, LeasePlan UK Ltd, 165 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4AA

Should the garage have given me the MOT certificate?

The garage will forward the MOT certificate to LeasePlan following your MOT. If the garage gave you the certificate please send it to LeasePlan at: Fleet Administration, LeasePlan UK Ltd, 165 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4AA

What should I do if my vehicle needs a MOT?

Please call our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the option for vehicle maintenance. They will arrange the MOT for you.

When is the MOT due on a Northern Ireland vehicle?

A Van requires an MOT every 3 years and a car is 4 years - as long as it is registered as a Northern Ireland vehicle

How do I know when my MOT is due?

Vehicles with 9 or more seats, Taxis or vehicles registered as Ambulances require a MOT 1 year after the date of 1st registration. All HGV's require a specialist MOT which will be due 1 year after the 1st date of registration. All other vehicles require an MOT 3 years after the date of 1st registration.

What should I do if my vehicle needs a MOT?

For all vehicle contracts with maintenance please call our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the Service Booking Line option where they will be happy to book your car in to a garage near you.

I have received an MOT reminder but my vehicle is due back before the MOT expires - do I still need to get this.

You do not need to get an MOT carried out if the MOT date expires after the vehicle is returned. If the MOT expires before the collection date you must have the vehicle MOT'd to enable the collection agent to pick up the vehicle. If your contract includes maintenance please call DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and we will arrange it for you. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT yourself at a garage of your choice. We recommend booking directly through KwikFit, our LeasePlan preferred partner.

Am I able to obtain an original MOT certificate to produce to the police?

Yes. Please contact your DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the MOT option. Please note this option is only available in business hours 9 - 5.

Does the MOT expiry date expire the day before it is due?

No, the expiry date is valid until 12 midnight on the expiry date

My MOT has expired. Can I drive my vehicle?

It is illegal to drive a vehicle without a valid MOT. You may only drive it to an MOT centre to attend a pre-arranged booking.

Why do you send me MOT reminders months before it is due?

These reminders are sent out in advance to give you prior warning of when the MOT needs to be completed. If your vehicle is due for taxing after the expiry of the MOT you will need to have it carried out a month before, to enable us to get your new Road Fund Licence (vehicle tax disc) to you on time. To book an MOT, if your contract includes maintenance please call our DriverLine number on 0844 493 7656 and select the option for vehicle maintenance to arrange this through our Service Booking Line. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT through a garage of your choice. We recommend booking directly through Kwik Fit - our LeasePlan preferred partner, where you can benefit from a 10% discount from the current Kwik Fit On Line cost -please quote code - FPLA - 2011

How far in advance of the MOT expiry date can I have my vehicle MOT'd?

Vehicles can be MOT'd up to 3 months in advance. If you want to maintain the MOT anniversary date it must be done within one month prior to the expiry date. Please note that if your vehicle is due a tax disc this will not be able to be obtained without a valid MOT. Until it has been completed, your insurance is also invalid and it is a legal offence to drive your vehicle and you will be in breach of your contract with LeasePlan

The garage gave me the MOT certificate. Do I need

to keep it or send it to LeasePlan?

The MOT certificate will need to be sent to LeasePlan. Please send to: Fleet Administration, LeasePlan UK Ltd, 165 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4AA

Should the garage have given me the MOT certificate?

If your contract includes maintenance the garage will forward the MOT certificate to LeasePlan. If the garage gave you the certificate please send it to LeasePlan at: Fleet Administration, LeasePlan UK Ltd, 165 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 4AA

What should I do if my vehicle needs a MOT?

If your contract includes maintenance please call our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the option for vehicle maintenance to use the Service Booking Line. This service is exclusively for contracts with maintenance included. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT through a garage of your choice. We recommended booking directly through Kwik Fit - our LeasePlan preferred partner, where you can benefit from a 10% discount from the current Kwik Fit On Line cost -please quote code - FPLA - 2011

I have received an MOT reminder but my vehicle is due back before the MOT expires - do I still need to get this.

You do not need to get an MOT carried out if the MOT date expires after the vehicle is returned. If the MOT expires before the collection date you must have the vehicle MOT'd to enable the collection agent to pick up the vehicle. If your contract includes maintenance please call DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and we will arrange it for you. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT yourself at a garage of your choice. We recommend booking directly through KwikFit, our LeasePlan preferred partner.

When is the MOT due on a Northern Ireland vehicle?

A Van requires an MOT every 3 years and a car is 4 years - as long as it is registered as a Northern Ireland vehicle

How do I know when my MOT is due?

Vehicles with 9 or more seats, Taxis or vehicles registered as Ambulances require a MOT 1 year after the date of 1st registration. All HGV's require a specialist MOT which will be due 1 year after the 1st date of registration. All other vehicles require an MOT 3 years after the date of 1st registration.

Am I able to obtain an original MOT certificate to produce to the police?

Yes. Please contact your our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the MOT option. Please note this option is only available in business hours 9 - 5.

Am I able to obtain a copy of my MOT certificate?

Yes. Please contact our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the MOT option to obtain a copy. Please note that this option is only available during regular business hours from 9am to 5pm.

I am due to return my vehicle at the end of the lease. Do I need to have it MOT'd?

Yes - If the MOT expires before the vehicle is returned then the MOT will need to be carried out. We are unable to collect vehicles without a valid MOT. To arrange an MOT, if your contract includes maintenance, please call the Service Booking Line on 0844 493 7659 and we will arrange it for you. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT yourself at a garage of your choice. We recommend booking directly through Kwik Fit - our LeasePlan preferred partner, where you can benefit from a 10% discount from the current Kwik Fit On Line cost -please quote code - FPLA - 2011

Do I need to have my vehicle MOT'd prior to my tax disc expiring?

The vehicle will need to be MOT'd prior to the tax disc renewal date if the MOT expires before the road tax. Please be advised that without a valid MOT your insurance is invalid and it is a criminal offence to drive your vehicle and you will be in breach of your contract with LeasePlan. Without a valid MOT we will be unable to renew your Road Fund Licence (vehicle tax disc) and send it to you. To book an MOT, call our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the option for vehicle maintenance to arrange this through our Service Booking Line.

Am I able to obtain a copy of my MOT certificate?

Yes. Please contact our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the MOT option to obtain a copy. Please note that this option is only available during regular business hours from 9am to 5pm.

I am due to return my vehicle at the end of the lease. Do I need to have it MOT'd?

Yes - If the MOT expires before the vehicle is returned then the MOT will need to be carried out. We are unable to collect vehicles without a valid MOT. To arrange an MOT, if your contract includes maintenance, please call the Service Booking Line on 0844 493 7659 and we will arrange it for you. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT yourself at a garage of your choice. We recommend booking directly through Kwik Fit - our LeasePlan preferred partner, where you can benefit from a 10% discount from the current Kwik Fit On Line cost -please quote code - FPLA - 2011

Do I need to have my vehicle MOT'd prior to my tax disc expiring?

The vehicle will need to be MOT'd prior to the tax disc renewal date if the MOT expires before the road tax. Please be advised that without a valid MOT your insurance is invalid and it is a criminal offence to drive your vehicle and you will be in breach of your contract with LeasePlan. Without a valid MOT we will be unable to renew your Road Fund Licence (vehicle tax disc) and send it to you. To book an MOT, if your contract includes maintenance please call our DriverLine on 0844 493 7659 and select the option for vehicle maintenance to arrange this through our Service Booking Line. Otherwise you may arrange the MOT through a garage of your choice. We recommend booking directly through Kwik Fit - our LeasePlan preferred partner, where you can benefit from a 10% discount from the current Kwik Fit On Line cost -please quote code - FPLA - 2011

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