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 motorbike licence

If your glaucoma only affects one eye

You don’t need to tell DVLA if you’re diagnosed with glaucoma in one eye and your other eye has a normal field of vision.

You must tell DVLA if your glaucoma affects one eye and either of the following also apply:

  • you have a medical condition in your other eye
  • you can’t meet the visual standards for driving

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

If your glaucoma affects both eyes

You must tell DVLA if your glaucoma affects both eyes.

You can tell DVLA:

You can only report one condition using the online option.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if your glaucoma affects both eyes.

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