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

What you need to tell DVLA depends on how your vision is affected.

Branch retinal vein occlusion in one eye only

You don’t need to tell DVLA if the condition affects one eye only and you’re still able to meet the standards of vision for driving.

You must tell DVLA if you can’t meet the standards of vision for driving. Fill in form V1 and send it to them. The address is on the form.

Branch retinal vein occlusion in both eyes

You must tell DVLA if the condition affects both eyes.

Fill in form V1 and send it to them. The address is on the form.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you have branch retinal vein occlusion in one or both eyes.

Fill in form V1V and send it to them. The address is on the form.