Quick Answer: What Happens When You Tell DVLA About A Medical Condition?

How long does it take to get DVLA medical results back?

It will take around 15 working days to get your results back from the DVLA medical, unless they need further information, which may take up to 90 working days.

These are both in addition to a week for your blood samples to be tested and analysed..

Do I need to tell DVLA about medication?

You must tell DVLA if you’ve used illegal drugs or misused prescription drugs. You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving. You can be prosecuted if you’re involved in an accident as a result.

Can a doctor tell you not to drive?

Under California law, doctors are required to report anyone to the DMV who suffers from any medical or mental condition that may impact his/her ability to drive safely. This type of report is known as a “confidential morbidity report.”

Can you fail a DVLA medical?

DVLA Medical Examination Results If there is evidence of persistent alcohol misuse within the past 6 months or alcohol dependency within the past 12 months or there is evidence of current ongoing alcohol misuse or dependency then a high risk offenders application for a driving licence will be refused.

Do DVLA check medical records?

He continued: “The DVLA is dependent on drivers making them aware of any medical conditions that will prevent them from driving. … However, an applicant’s medical records are not usually made available to the occupational doctor.

What medical conditions can stop you driving?

Multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, Parkinson’s disease and other conditions affecting your nervous system can all affect your ability to drive.

When should I tell DVLA about a medical condition?

You must tell DVLA if you have a driving licence and: you develop a ‘notifiable’ medical condition or disability. a condition or disability has got worse since you got your licence.

How long do DVLA medical Enquiries take?

You’ll usually get a decision within 6 weeks. You’ll get a letter from DVLA if it’s going to take longer.

Can I drive while waiting for DVLA medical?

As soon as the DVLA receives your correct and complete application for a new licence and as long as you meet all the Section 88 criteria, you may drive. It is important that you are satisfied that the medical condition you have declared on your application does not stop you from driving.

Do doctors notify DVLA?

The driver is legally responsible for telling the DVLA or DVA about any such condition or treatment. Doctors should therefore alert patients to conditions and treatments that might affect their ability to drive and remind them of their duty to tell the appropriate agency.

How much is a DVLA medical?

The DVLA currently charges £90 for the medical test, which proves disqualified drink-drivers who are classed as “high risk offenders” are fit to be behind the wheel again.

Can a revoked license be reinstated UK?

You must apply for a new licence to drive again if: you’ve been disqualified from driving. your licence has been cancelled (‘revoked’)