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 must tell DVLA about your arrhythmia if one of the following applies:

  • you have distracting or disabling symptoms
  • your arrhythmia has caused or might cause incapacity

Talk to your doctor if you’re not sure if your arrhythmia causes other symptoms that will affect your driving, or if you must tell DVLA about them.

You must tell DVLA if your arrhythmia affects your driving. Fill in form H1 - ‘Confidential medical information’ and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you have arrhythmia.

Fill in form VOCH1 - ‘Confidential medical information’ and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.