Medical conditions, disabilities and driving
2. What happens after you tell DVLA
You’ll usually get a decision within 6 weeks. You’ll get a letter from DVLA if it’s going to take longer.
- contact your doctor or consultant
- arrange for you to be examined
- ask you to take a driving assessment, or an eyesight or driving test
You can usually keep driving while DVLA are considering your application.
If you’ve told DVLA about a condition when applying to renew your licence, follow the guidance about driving that’s in the form.
Contact DVLA if you need advice or to check on your case.