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Accessibility for MOT Reminders

This service is part of the wider GOV.UK website. There’s a separate accessibility statement for the main GOV.UK website. This page only contains information about the MOT Reminder service, available at www.gov.uk/mot-reminder.

Using this service

This service is run by the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this service. For example, that means you should be able to:

We’ve also made the text in the service as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this service is

Some elements of this service are not fully accessible, such as:

Feedback and contact information

If you need information in a different format contact us and tell us:

As part of providing this service, we may need to send you messages or documents. We’ll ask you how you want us to send messages or documents to you, but contact us if you need them in a different format. For example, large print, audio recording or braille.

Reporting accessibility problems with this service

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this service. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: https://www.gov.uk/contact-dvsa.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

We provide a text relay service for people who are deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Our offices have audio induction loops, or if you contact us before your visit we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter to help you complete the service in person.

Find out how to contact us at www.gov.uk/contact-dvsa.

Technical information about this service’s accessibility

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency is committed to making this service accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This service is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

Colours of non-text elements
  • there are some elements present that had a colour used for styling focus indication that did not pass the expected ratio
  • WCAG Reference: 1.4.11 Non-text Contrast. Understanding Non-text Contrast. How to Meet Non-text Contrast (Level AA)
  • fix expected by 31 March 2021 at the latest

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

Usability of error messages
  • when errors are made on pages, the page title does not change to notify users that an error has been committed
  • doesn’t adhere to GDS guidelines for error handling
  • fix expected by 31 March 2021 at the latest

How we tested this service

The service was last tested between 9 and 20 March 2020 and was checked for compliance with WCAG 2.1 AA. The test was carried out by Digital Accessibility Centre. You can find out more about them at https://digitalaccessibilitycentre.org/.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

This page was prepared on 3 August 2020. It was last updated on 3 August 2020.

We’ll carry out on-going internal audits to check the accessibility of this service as well as taking feedback from users.

Any required changes will be planned into our continuous improvement work for this service.

This accessibility statement will be updated based on any issues we identify or any changes we make to address any issues raised.