Guidance

Information for drivers with diabetes

Further information on what drivers with different types of diabetes need to tell DVLA by law.

Documents

A guide to insulin treated diabetes and driving (INF294)

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Information for drivers with diabetes treated by non-insulin medication, diet, or both (INF188/2)

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Lorry and bus drivers with diabetes treated by diet alone (INF188/5)

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A guide for drivers with insulin treated diabetes who wish to apply for bus and lorry entitlement (INS186)

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Details

These leaflets provide guidance on what you need to tell DVLA if you’re a driver with diabetes.

Published 1 May 2013
Last updated 15 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. INF188/2W updated.
  2. INF294 leaflet added.
  3. PDF updated
  4. INF188/5 updated.
  5. INS186 PDF updated.
  6. INS186 PDF leaflet updated.
  7. Update to information leaflet INF188/2.
  8. New version of INF188/2 information leaflet added.
  9. Added INS186W
  10. New version of the INS186 published.
  11. First published.