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ShredMeJillianIWantToBeNatalie Wed 27-May-20 17:01:51

My car was due its first MOT mid-June and I need to renew my car tax on 1st June. I’ve been trying to do it online for a few days now but can’t because the MOT is still showing as due mid-June (ie it’s not showing the 6 month extension to December). What do I do?

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Pipandmum Wed 27-May-20 17:07:44

I bought my car tax online and its MOT was up in April. The form said I needed a valid MOT but when I did it it went through without issue. Does it reject your payment? I've also renewed a car tax in the past when the MOT only had a few weeks left and it still went though. Could you do it at the post office? Maybe an actual person can help if computer says 'no'.

DarkMintChocolate Wed 27-May-20 17:08:24

IIrc, you can only extend the MOT for 6 months, within 3 days of when its due.

ShredMeJillianIWantToBeNatalie Wed 27-May-20 17:11:31

LOL at computer says no! I’ll try tomorrow.....have tried to just pay online and it bounces back to “check your MOT” page. Thank you!

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ShredMeJillianIWantToBeNatalie Fri 29-May-20 13:12:10

Managed to renew the car tax today. Talk about last minute. MOT still showing as due mid-June.

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