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MOTs and taxi inspections

Blackpool Council offers a professional and reliable MOT service for Class IV, V and VII vehicles (cars, minibuses and light commercial vehicles).  The cost of your MOT with us is just £50 per vehicle.

Booking an MOT

Tests can be booked on Mondays and Fridays between 6.00am and 11.00am.

To book your MOT please contact us on 01253 476291. We will try our best to book your vehicle in at the most convenient time.

Taxi inspections

Blackpool Council also carry out inspections on Hackney and Private hire taxis.

Inspections are carried out on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

If the vehicle passes the inspection you will be issued with a certificate of compliance, otherwise relevant work must be carried out and brought back for a re-test before the certificate can be issued.

To book your taxi in for an inspection you need to contact Blackpool Council's Licensing team on 01253 478343.

Test and inspection location

Please bring your vehicle to:
Layton Depot
Plymouth Road