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You need to tell DVLA about some medical conditions as they can affect your driving.
Use the A to Z to check if you need to report your condition and find the relevant form or questionnaire.
You can be fined up to £1,000 if you do not tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving. You may be prosecuted if you’re involved in an accident as a result.
You must give up your licence if either:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Autistic spectrum disorders (ASD)
Balloon angioplasty (leg)
Brachial plexus injury
Brain abscess, cyst or encephalitis
Brain injury (traumatic)
Branch retinal vein occlusion
Broken limbs and driving
Burr hole surgery
Carotid artery stenosis
Central venous thrombosis
Chronic aortic dissection
Congenital heart disease
Coronary artery bypass or disease
Diplopia (double vision)
Grand mal seizures
Heart valve disease or replacement valve
High blood pressure
Hypoxic brain damage
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)
Ischaemic heart disease
Left bundle branch block
Lewy body dementia
Low blood sugar
Malignant brain tumours
Manic depressive psychosis
Memory problems (severe)
Motor neurone disease
Obsessive compulsive disorder
Obstructive sleep apnoea
Peripheral arterial disease
Petit mal seizures
Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Sight in one eye only
Sleepiness (excessive daytime)
Spinal problems and injuries and driving
Temporal lobe epilepsy
Tonic clonic fits
Transient global amnesia
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Valve disease or replacement valve
Vision in one eye only
Visual acuity (reduced)
Visual field defects
Contact DVLA if you cannot find your condition.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
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