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MOT – Ballymena

Ballymena MOT centre is located in Pennybridge Industrial Estate. Located just outside Ballymena Town Centre the MOT test centre is easy to find and convenient.

Normal opening hours at the Ballymena MOT test centre for booking tests or making enquiries are Monday to Friday from 8.45 am to 12.30 pm and 1.15 pm to 4.00 pm. If you are bringing your vehicle in for an MOT, tests are run on Monday to Saturday from 8.00 am to 8.30 pm.

MOT - Ballymena

The fee for your MOT is dependant on what kind of vehicle you are getting tested. A car MOT test will cost £30.50. Click here to view a table with more information. With an appointment booked and paid for you are ready for your MOT. Watch below if you are unsure what to expect when you get to the Ballymena MOT centre.

Here is some more useful information from NiDirect about taking your vehicle for its MOT.

Can I prepare the vehicle myself or will I have to take it to a garage?

Anyone can prepare the vehicle for the test, however, some specialist equipment may be needed to check certain elements required for the test, for example, headlight alignment. The Vehicle Inspection Manuals can be viewed online at:

What documents do I need to bring with me on the day of the test?

  • vehicle registration document V5C(NI)
  • appointment letter
  • any current Certificate or Notice of Refusal for all cars, motorcycles, light goods vehicles and heavy goods vehicles

Is my vehicle covered by insurance?

You can drive an untaxed vehicle to and from the test centre for a prearranged MOT test provided you have adequate insurance cover in place for the use of that vehicle.

There is no need to be nervous and no excuse to come unprepared to your vehicle MOT at Pennybridge in Ballymena.