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My classic car shows no MoT status on the DVLA site - is that normal for MoT exempt vehicles?

I took my V5, insurance certificate and V112 (MoT exempt declaration) to the post office to tax my 1968 Morris Minor, which was currently SORN'd and is classed as 'Historic' on the V5. On the DVLA website, the VED status is now shown as 'taxed'. However, the MoT status is shown as 'no results returned'. Will I get pulled over by the police if I drive my car?

Asked on 6 June 2018 by Keith Moat

Answered by Keith Moody
If a driver wishes to tax a vehicle that is more than 40 years old and which hasn’t been substantially altered in the past 30 years, you must either have an MoT which is valid on the date the vehicle tax starts, or make a declaration of exemption from MoT. In this case, your car is exempt and the DVLA would not receive any MoT test data - that means it's okay for you to drive the car now.
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