Commercial MOT

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MOT (Commercial MOT)

As an accredited MOT testing station, we cater to vehicles of all varieties. Our waiting room, equipped with sofas, TV’s and freshly ground coffee is available for you to sit in comfort whilst we carry out your MOT. Usual MOT’s tend to take between 30 mins and 1 hour.

Excluding the taxi licence test, we carry out two main classes of MOT.

The Class 7 MOT is required for:

Commercial goods vehicles that weigh between 3,000kg and 3,500kg.

This often includes but is not exclusive to the vehicles below:

  • Ford Transit
  • Mercedes Sprinter
  • Renault Traffic

The Class 5 MOT is required for:

Any vehicle that can carry 13 or more passengers, these include:

  • Buses that are used privately with the absence of paying customers
  • Converted vehicles that act as mobile shops or cafes
  • Ambulances

If you don’t know how heavy your vehicle is, you can find out the weight by consulting the vehicle handbook. You can also get in touch with the customer service team for your vehicle by calling the number given in your logbook, they’ll require details about the vehicle such as the year, make, model and VIN. They will then provide you with the information necessary for you to book the appropriate MOT class for your vehicle.

If your vehicle has both ministry plate and a manufacturer’s plate, you should look at the weight provided on the ministry plate NOT the manufacturer’s plate.


Just bring your vehicle to our MOT centre in Sheffield and we’ll assign you a dedicated MOT tester. They’ll be sure to keep you up to date at each stage of your MOT, over the phone or via email- whichever you prefer.


If your vehicle does not meet the standard set out by the DVSA it will fail its MOT. At this point your dedicated MOT tester will provide you with a full report, detailing each reason for failure, along with the costs to put everything right again.

Once repairs have been carried out, we’ll happily retest your vehicle for free.

Frequently Asked Questions

We don’t expect you to know everything about MOT’s so we’ve put together a few commonly ask questions and answers below to put your mind at ease.

I can't remember my MOT date, what do I do?

Go to and complete your vehicle details; you’ll soon find out what the date is. If you get stuck, give us a call and we’ll be happy to check for you.

When should I book my MOT?

An MOT can be carried out up to one calendar month prior to the expiry date of your existing MOT certificate, whilst still preserving the anniversary of the expiry date. If you have your test carried out a month before the due date, your MOT is effectively valid for 13 months.

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