DVLA – Medical Contact Number: 0300 790 6806

To report your medical condition to the DVLA Medical department, contact them on the phone by calling 0300 790 6806.

As a driver on the roads of the UK, or anywhere else for that matter, it is your responsibility to be as safe as possible. You need to drive safely and defensively to ensure that you and everyone who is on the road with you, in the car with you are safe. If this is the responsibility that is entailedby the privilege of receiving a driver’s licence, then you should also be prudent enough to report to the DVLA Medical department any condition or disability you may have experienced or sustained that diminishes your ability to drive.

Some of the conditions that need to be reported include vision disorders, epilepsy, deterioration or otherwise, alteration of mental functions and physical disabilities. Just click on the ‘Start Now’ option then choose ‘Driving and medical issues’ on the next page. Here you’ll be provided a few articles that pertain to driving with a medical condition. You are also provided a phone number and an email contact form to correspond with the DVLA.

Phone or Fax the DVLA

If you want to speak with a DVLA representative regarding your medical issues, then contact them on the telephone on 0300 790 6806.

This helpline is open from 8am- 5:30pm during weekdays and from 8am-1pm during Saturdays.

If you prefer to send your queries by fax, you can also do so by using their fax number 0845 850 0095.

DVLA via the Web

You can also send them an email informing them of your medical condition by filling in and submitting this online contact form: https://emaildvla.direct.gov.uk/emaildvla/cegemail/dvla/en/drivers_med_02.html

You can find a complete list of the health conditions covered here: https://www.gov.uk/health-conditions-and-driving

If you find your specific ailment on the list, then you need to contact DVLA by using their online contact form here: https://www.gov.uk/contact-the-dvla

DVLA Postal Address

If you prefer to write to them, you can also send your post to:

Drivers’ medical enquiries,
SA99 1TU,
United Kingdom.