You may need to tell DVLA if you have cancer.

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 cancer, unless:

  • you develop problems with the brain or nervous system
  • your doctor expresses concerns about your fitness to drive
  • you’re restricted to certain types of vehicles or vehicles that have been adapted for you
  • your medication causes side effects likely to affect safe driving

You’ll need to tell DVLA if you develop any problems that may affect your driving. Fill in form G1 and send it to DVLA. The address on the form.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA. Fill in form C1V and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.