Your motorbike does not require an MOT until it is three years old however once it is you will need to pass an MOT every year to keep your bike legally on the road. Riding without a valid MOT can invalidate your insurance.
An MOT test certificate confirms that your motorbike was roadworthy at the time of the test. This means that your motorbike met the minimum requirements for a vehicle in terms of environmental and road safety standards set out by law.
The motorbike MOT test is designed to ensure that your bike is roadworthy and as a result it’s a thorough and extensive test that looks at all the vital aspects of your bike.