Driving and medical conditions

Driving with medical conditions and assessing fitness to drive.

Services

  1. Check if a health condition affects your driving

    Check if you need to tell DVLA about a health or medical condition if you have a driving licence - you'll have to fill in medical questionnaire if you do

  2. Medical conditions, disabilities and driving

    When to tell DVLA about a medical condition or disability - what will happen to your licence, renewing or reapplying for your licence.

  3. Driving eyesight rules

    The eyesight rules to pass your driving test and for whenever you're driving

  4. Reapply for a driving licence following a medical condition

    Reapply for a driving licence if your licence was taken away (revoked) or if you surrendered your licence following a medical condition

  5. Get free vehicle tax if you're a driver with a disability

    You may not have to pay vehicle tax if you’re a driver with a disability

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Can I drive while my application is with DVLA? (INF188/6)
  2. Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals
  3. Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals
  4. Neurological disorders: assessing fitness to drive
  5. General information: assessing fitness to drive
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News and communications

Research and statistics

  1. Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency – Research at DVLA
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. DVLA medical driver appraisals completed by DSA (IA0058712)
  2. Practical driving assessments for DVLA medical conditions (IA0008211)
  3. Funding DSA receive from DVLA when conducting medical assessments (IA0008111)
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