Retinopathy and driving
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 motorbike 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.
You can only report one condition using the online option.
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.