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’ve had a heart attack.

You must stop driving for at least 1 month and only restart driving when your doctor tells you it’s safe.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you’ve had a heart attack.

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

You must stop driving for at least 6 weeks and only restart driving when your doctor tells you it’s safe.