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Getting a driver license: Medical and vision screening

What you need to know before visiting an office

Make an appointment to come into a driver licensing office.

You must wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. Come prepared, wear a mask.

Many of our services are online. Try our online services instead of coming in person!

When you apply for a driver license, or if we become aware of a vision or medical issue that may impact your driving, you must have a vision or medical screening at a driver licensing office.

Vision

We have temporarily suspended vision testing at our driver licensing offices due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Medical

You'll be asked if you have a physical or mental condition, or if are you taking any medication which could impair your ability to operate a motor vehicle. We may require you to get an examination by a medical specialist and submit a Physical Examination Report (English, Español, Русский, and more).

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