No Pass, No Fee

We operate a no pass, no fee policy. If you don't pass your MOT, you don't pay

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No Repair Work

We are totally unbiased and have no reason to fail your car!

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Great Customer Service

Take advantage of our collection & delivery service, or bring your car in yourself and enjoy a coffee while you wait!

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All Classes Tested

We MOT every class of vehicle, from vans and trikes to cars and bikes!

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Taxi Testing

MOT Testing for 4 wheeled Hackney carriages/private taxis

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Check your car's MOT status online.

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Open 7 days
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Weekdays from 7am and Sundays from 8am. Including most Bank Holidays, please call for times.

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No repair

100% unbiased, we don’t offer any repair work so we have no reason to fail your car.

No pass,
no fee

Pay only if you pass - as a commitment to unbiased MOT testing, we won’t charge you if your vehicle fails its test.

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MOT Testing in Deptford and Dartford

All Classes of MOT at our South London & Kent based MOT Testing Centres

We provide unbiased MOT Testing for all makes, models and types of vehicle.

Here at The Test Centre we value customer service above all else. We have a team of highly trained MOT testers and, as an MOT Testing Station, an excellent reputation. The Test Centre in Deptford is the busiest MOT Testing station in the UK. We have MOT Testing stations in both Deptford, London and Dartford, Kent. Our goal is to be efficient, friendly and courteous, and to make every Customer's MOT test a fair and unbiased experience! Here is how we do it...

No Pass, No Fee

You only pay for your MOT when your vehicle passes the test

No Repair Work

We do not offer repair work at either of our branches, so we do not have any reason to fail your car. We are totally unbiased, highly skilled and committed to our customer's satisfaction.

We Accept Walk Ins at our Deptford, London Garage

If you can't see a date or time you want on our booking system, why not drop by - we accept walk ins on a first come, first served basis at our Deptford, London branch.


Late Night Fridays - Open 'til 10pm at our Deptford, London branch


Deptford, London

We are located in the centre of Deptford, easily accessable from Greenwich, Canary Wharf and New Cross. The Test Centre Deptford is a 15 minute walk from Deptford Bridge DLR station and 5 minutes from Deptford train station, so why not book your car MOT test with us while you're at work?

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Dartford, Kent

Our Dartford branch is located just off the M25 and A2, providing excellent access from areas like Bexleyheath, Darenth and Erith. We are a short bus or train ride from Bluewater Shopping Centre, so why not drop off your car at our Dartford MOT Testing station for its MOT Test and go enjoy some shopping?

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Online MOT Booking

You can book your MOT test at any time of day or night, at either of our branches, using our live online booking system.

To get started, simply follow the link below where you'll be able to select your location, date and time.

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What customers are saying about The Test Centre

Really good service. I was able to book online which meant there was no waiting in queue. Staff were really professional, friendly and very efficient in their jobs. Definitely the place to get your MOT.

Simone John

I've used The Test Centre for several years and their service is always great. I booked in for a 7am slot and I was back home by 7.45am. The staff are great, really friendly and appeared to be happy and smiling given the time. There's a nice waiting area with a TV, you can buy hot drinks and the ...

Roy Abraham

Excellent service from the receptionist on the phone and in person, right through to the testers. It was my 1st MOT and everyone was very friendly and helpful. The service was very fast and we were served with a smile! I will be back soon and highly recommend this place to everyone! Thanks guys ...


Great service, have used them for over 5 years very professional and polite. An the price is reasonable the collection and return of vehicle no problems vehicle is returned the same as it was collected. Keep up the good work.

Peter Bennett

I've used this MOT centre before with my last car. The service you receive here is fantastic and there is actually somewhere to sit as well as coffee and hot chocolate! This is obviously the reason why they have won so many awards. Their professionalism and courtesy is second to none. I can't e...

Pedy Day

I think this is probably the most convenient MOT station ever! I can see why it has won garage of the year. I felt so comfortable taking my car for its yearly check up unlike quick fit where I was made to feel very stupid. The whole garage was really clean and it was actually a pleasant experienc...

Michelle Chalmers

This is the 2nd time doing my MOT here. I was reminded by text my MOT was due which was very useful as I couldn't remember. Excellent service from mechanics to receptionist. Quick & friendly. High recommended.

Dat Nguyen

Fast, efficient and polite! Absolutely fabulous service and also prompt! Have recommended to a number of friends and they are now of the same opinion. I have been visiting this garage for a number of years now and would not go anywhere else!

Mak Copley

Love this place! Professional, friendly and great to go to a place that doesn't patronise female drivers. Can't recommend them highly enough.

Sarah Jelly

Excellent experience. The staff were very polite and courteous. The mechanic was very knowledgeable about my car and gave me simple understandable explanations. Appointment started on time. Very high standard, efficiency, friendly. I was very relaxed and comfortable in the waiting area.x

Constance Ovonji

Just got my MOT done for a Mazda 3 and the lad there was brilliant. He went through everything and took time to explain. Staff knew what there were doing and everyone was very professional. I can't recommend them highly enough.

Dinuka Wijesinghe

I have been having my cars MOTD for the last 7 years with this company and their service and attitude is excellent. I would never use anyone else. They are honest and very relaiable with their drop off and pick up service

Elaina Talbot

What an amazing company it's my first time using them and found them very professional, friendly and efficient. I booked my MOT at 2pm over the phone for 3pm the same day... well worth the money I'll be back next year thank you

Matt Maccoll

Always friendly and professional. Have been having my MOT done here for 6 years and would highly recommend this place. Very courteous friendly and professional.

Atiqur Rahman

Great service and very efficient. I've been going there for years, you're in and out very quickly. I'd definitely recommend.

Steve Hammond

Very friendly staff. Service is great. I love their reminders. I was seen bang on the appointed time. Keep it up guys. Excellent service.

Shazzmo Mo

Great experience! Got an appointment, arrived in time. My bike was tested. It passed, I paid, I went back home happy

Pastor JT

Absolutely perfect. I phoned because a bit late and they were fine. The Mechanic was so polite and professional as was the man behind the desk. They turned what was a possible nightmare into a very pleasant experience and yes we passed which definitely helped.

Elaine Shaw

The best mot station I have ever been to, and also all of the staff are so friendly and helpful. They make you feel so welcome and relaxed I would highly recommend them to everyone. 10/10 for the staff

Chales Agnew

Very quick and efficient service been coming here for years with no problems. Highly recommended.

Ms Terri

A very friendly and efficient place a nice waiting room and facilities I'd recommend anybody to book their Vehicle for an MOT here I shall return next year thank you

Andrew Whitehead

First Class Service Every member of staff from the receptionists to the examiners are friendly and courteous, and polite Cannot fault them in any way. Keep it up people you've got an excellent attitude & formula I would give 10 stars if possible HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Dave Gibbo

Very clean garage. The staff are nice and friendly. There is a comfortable waiting area with a hot drinks machine and a clean toilet on site.


Super efficient service. Incredibly friendly. Been using this place for years and the level of efficiency hasn't faltered. Thank you... see you next year!

Gina Murray

I now use the test centre all the time, the staff are very friendly and pleasant. The workplace is clean and tidy and hot drinks available when waiting. I would highly recommend The Test Centre to anyone thinking of using this centre, also very very reasonable prices Thank you all so much A+ 100% s...


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