You might need to tell DVLA if you have tachycardia.
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
Tell DVLA if your tachycardia has caused any sudden dizziness or fainting within the last 12 months.
You must also tell DVLA if you have tachycardia or any abnormal heart rhythm that affects your driving, unless:
- the underlying cause has been identified and treated
- your heart rhythm is controlled for at least 4 weeks
Fill in form H1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.
Bus, coach or lorry licence
You must always tell DVLA if you have tachycardia.
Fill in form VOCH1 and send it to DVLA. The address is on the form.