Angina and driving

You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving. You may be prosecuted if you’re involved in an accident as a result.

Car or motorcycle licence

You don’t need to tell DVLA if you have angina.

You may continue to drive if you have angina (even if you need medication) unless it happens while resting, driving, or with emotion. You must stop driving until your symptoms are under control if it does.

Read ‘Car or motorcycle drivers with heart conditions’ for more information.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you have angina.

Fill in form VOCH1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.