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 chronic aortic dissection.

You should only start driving again after you have received successful treatment. Ask your doctor if you’re not sure if your condition will affect your driving.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you have chronic aortic dissection.

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