The medical requirements for an HGV/LGV Licence is identical to that for PCV: DVLA D4 form must be completed and a medical examination must be passed when first applying for your HGV Licence at 18; then a further medical examination at age 45 and thereafter at 5 yearly intervals until reaching the age of 65 when annual medicals are required.

The interval between having your medical examination and applying for your Licence (or Licence renewal) must not exceed 3 months. The DVLA must be made aware of any changes to the health of an HGV / LGV Licence holder at any time. This may result in a requirement for a further medical examination being carried out depending upon individual circumstance.