Council garage tests

Book a test

Your vehicle will need to have passed the garage safety test before you can submit your renewal application.

Please note: the earliest you can present your vehicle for test is 8 weeks before the current expiry date and you need to consider that the garage may be closed over holiday periods.

Book a vehicle safety test

Please read our Coronavirus procedure for vehicle tests prior to attending to keep both you and our staff safe on appointments.

Booking a re-test

If you need to book and pay for re-test, please phone 01782 717717

Booking a test after an accident

If your vehicle has been in an accident you will need to have a spot check on the vehicle to make sure that it is roadworthy and that the works have been completed to our requirements.

To book a spot check, please phone 01782 717717

If there is a delay to the process due to works being carried out or insurance issues then you should notify the Licensing Team by emailing