Regulations on health of drivers

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:31:31 AM GMT + 7    Print   Email   Share:

(Chinhphu.vn) – Ms. Nguyen Thi Y (in Ben Tre Province) is broken her right eye, her left eye is  shortsighted 1 degree, she loose 1 burning of the right index finger. Ms. Y would like to ask, can she take a test to get 2 wheel drive license?

Regarding this issue, The Ministry of Health responds as follows:

On August 21, 2015, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Transport issued a Joint Circular No. 24/2015 / TTLT-BYT-BGTVT regulating the requirements of health of drivers, periodic health checks for drivers and regulations on medical facilities for the health of drivers. This Circular has taken effect since October 10, 2015.

The standard table of health of drivers is stipulated in Appendix 1 of the above-mentioned Circular, which clearly states: "Persons who have one of the following diseases and disabilities shall not be eligible for driving. car according to the corresponding vehicle class ":

Eyes: Eyesight away from the eyes: <4/10 (including adjustment by glasses). If one eye is present, eyesight <4/10 (including by glasses adjustment ).

Muscles, bones, joints: Loss or loss of one hand or foot and one of the remaining limbs or arms are incomplete (Endemic or decrease functions)

If your health condition is as stated in the letter: You have only one eye, the other eye is shortsighted 1 degree (diopter), if vision is one eye (≥ 5/10) is eligible for driving class A1 and B1.

You have only one limb of the index finger of the right hand, if the arms and legs are still completely normal (both anatomical and functional), you are eligible for driving classes A1 and B1.

We recommend you to go to qualified medical examination at medical facilities for medical examination as stipulated in Joint Circular No. 24/2015 / TTLT-BYT-BGTVT to get specific answers.


  • By : Online Newspaper of the Government / Translator: HaiYen-Bizic


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