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Coronavirus (COVID-19): As from Monday 30th March 2020 all light vehicle testing is suspended with up to a 6 months grace period should the MOT runs out after that date.

MOT testing


The councils' transport department (based at the Workshop, Commerce Way, Lancing, West Sussex, BN15 8TA) provides MOT testing for cars and light vans (class IV and class VII).

The charges are:

  • Class 4 - £54.85
  • Class 7 - £58.60

This is payable either by cash, cheque or credit card (prices correct as at 01-04-2019).

The test takes approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Opening times:

  • Monday to Thursday: 7:30am to 4:00pm (latest test time 3:00pm)
  • Friday: 7:30am to 3:30pm (latest test time 2:00pm)

Minor repairs can be undertaken, and retests are free within 10 working days.

Bookings can be made:


For more information about MOT testing see:

See also:

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