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.
There are different rules if you have diabetic retinopathy.
You must tell DVLA if you have, or have had, retinopathy in:
Report your condition online
You can also fill in form V1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.
You don’t need to tell DVLA if you have, or have had, retinopathy in one eye and you still meet the ‘visual standards for driving’.
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.
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.