Hypoglycaemia and driving
You must tell DVLA if you have hypoglycaemia.
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
Fill in form DIAB1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.
Read the guide to filling in form DIAB1.
Bus, coach or lorry licence
Fill in the form that’s appropriate for how your diabetes is controlled:
Ask your nurse or doctor if you don’t know what type of medication you’re on.
Send your completed form to DVLA. The address is on the form.
Read leaflet INS186 to apply for vocational entitlement to drive larger vehicles (C1, C1E, D1, DIE, C, CE, D or DE).