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

If your retinopathy affects one eye

You don’t need to tell DVLA if you have or have had retinopathy in one eye and you’re still able to meet the ‘visual standards for driving’.

If your retinopathy affects both eyes

You must tell DVLA if you have or have had retinopathy in both eyes. Fill in form V1 and send it to the address on the form.

Bus, coach or lorry licence

You must tell DVLA if you have or have had retinopathy in one or both eyes. Fill in form V1V and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.