This page outlines how you can prove that your eyesight meets the required standard for driving.
You will need to prove that your eyesight meets the required standard when you are:
You do not have to prove that your eyesight meets the standards when you are applying for a replacement licence, unless you want to remove an eyesight condition from your licence.
You can prove that your eyesight is acceptable by:
If you try to pass the eyesight check at an agent and fail, then you will have to provide a satisfactory eyesight or medical certificate. Your application will not be completed (and you won’t get a licence) until you have provided the certificate.
You will need to prove that your eyesight meets the standards every time you renew or apply for any driver licence or endorsement.
A medical or eyesight certificate must have been issued within the last 60 days for it to be acceptable.
It must be the original certificate, it cannot be a copy.
If you have sight in only one eye, or have only one eye (monocular vision) you must present an acceptable certificate.
If you take the eyesight check wearing glasses or contact lenses, your licence will state that you need them to drive.