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 cardiac problems. However, you should stop driving and only restart when your doctor says it’s safe to do so.

Read the DVLA’s leaflet for car or motorbike drivers with heart conditions for more information.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you have cardiac problems.

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