Can I Appeal Against DVLA Medical Decision?

Can I actually speak to someone at DVLA?

If you would like to contact DVLA, you can ring them up at 0300 790 6802.

If you’re calling from abroad, please dial +44 844 306 9203.

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Do doctors report to DVLA?

Confidentiality: patients’ fitness to drive and reporting concerns to the DVLA or DVA. If a patient has a condition that could affect their fitness to drive, it’s their duty to report it. But as their doctor you have responsibilities as well.

How do I pass DVLA Medical 2020?

To pass the DVLA medical you need to show the doctor that there isn’t any evidence of persistent alcohol misuse in the last six months. You must also show that there isn’t any alcohol dependency in the last 12 months.

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 DVLA email you?

The agency never asks for bank details over email and never sends text messages about vehicle tax refunds. As well as forwarding any suspicious emails and texts, DVLA has 5 top tips for motorists to stay safe online: never share driving licence images and vehicle documents online.

Do you have to tell DVLA about depression?

You must tell DVLA if your depression affects your ability to drive safely. You can be fined up to £1,000 if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving.

How long does it take to get Licence back after DVLA medical?

You should receive your driving licence from the DVLA within three weeks after they accept your application documents. If your health or personal details need to be checked it could take longer.

Why would DVLA revoke my Licence?

The DVLA may remove your license for a number of reasons which can include medical reasons, failing to surrender your licence for endorsement, penalty points and driving disqualification or age related matters.

Can you get your license back if revoked UK?

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

Can DVLA cancel your driving Licence?

Licence holders must be fit to drive to ensure they are not a danger to the public. One thing is clear: DVLA cannot revoke a licence simply on the ground of age. Such a step would be unlawful and open to challenge. The duty on DVLA to do refuse or to revoke is set out in section 92 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

What happens if you don’t tell DVLA about a medical condition?

You could be fined up to £1,000 if you do not tell DVLA about a condition that might affect your ability to drive safely. You could also be prosecuted if you have an accident.

Can the DVLA access my 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.

How do I complain about DVLA service?

You can contact the DVLA complaints team using an online form. The DVLA should aknowledge receipt of your complaint and they will aim to reply to your complaint within 10 days.

What medical conditions can stop you driving?

Notifiable conditions are anything that could affect your ability to drive safely, including: Epilepsy. Strokes….Why should I disclose a medical condition for driving?Heart conditions.Stroke or mini stroke.Diabetes.Physical disability.Brain condition or severe head injury.Visual impairment.Epilepsy.

What is DVLA medical test?

What does the DVLA medical assessment consist of? The medical examination is designed to assess a drivers overall fitness to drive, with a focus on any past or present alcohol abuse, misuse or dependency problems.

How long do DVLA doctors take?

You’ll usually get a decision within 6 weeks. You’ll get a letter from DVLA if it’s going to take longer. DVLA might: contact your doctor or consultant.

What does revoked mean?

1 : to annul by recalling or taking back : rescind revoke a will. 2 : to bring or call back.

How long does a DVLA appeal take?

You can also appeal the decision if you contact your local magistrate’s court within 6 months, or your local sheriff’s court in Scotland within 21 days.

When must you contact Vehicle Licensing Authority?

If you learn of a new health condition that might affect your ability to drive safely, you are required to notify the licensing authority. You must also notify them if you have become unfit to drive due to the deterioration of your health or pre-existing condition or disability.