Retinal treatment and driving

You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical treatment or condition that affects your driving. You may be prosecuted if you’re involved in an accident as a result.

Car or motorcycle licence

If you’ve had retinal treatment in both eyes, you must tell DVLA.

You can also fill in form V1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.

If you’ve had retinal treatment in one eye, ask your doctor if you’re not sure if your treatment will affect your driving. If it does, you must report it to DVLA.

Bus, coach or lorry driving licence

You must tell DVLA if you’ve had retinal treatment in one or both eyes. Fill in form V1V and send it to the address on the form.