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Wednesday, 3 October 2023

DVLA – Drivers Medical Enquiries

If you have a question to ask, you may find the answer more quickly by browsing the DVLA health pages in the motoring section. You can find information about health conditions relevant to driving, how to surrender your licence if your doctor has advised you to stop driving, how to renew, and advice on re-applying after surrender.

If you think you may need to tell DVLA about a health condition, use the health conditions A to Z.

For information on surrendering or renewing your driving licence, see the 'Your health and driving' section.

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency

Contact point

DVLA – Drivers Medical Enquiries


SA99 1TU

Phone numbers

For car or motorcycle driving licence holders
0300 790 6806

For bus, coach or lorry driving licence holders
0300 790 6807

Opening hours

From 8.00 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday; from 8.00 am to 1.00 pm Saturday


0845 850 0095

Email DVLA (medical)

DVLA will always treat the information you send with the strictest confidence. However, as the security of the internet can't be guaranteed, DVLA will be unable to send emails which contain personal information and advise that you also follow this policy.

The DVLA's Contact Centre will be closed on the following public holidays:

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