Medical review

Medical and vision standards: G and M class licences
In Ontario, all drivers are required to meet basic medical and vision standards to operate a motor vehicle. Find out more about medical standards and tests for non-commercial drivers.


Medical, vision and hearing standards: commercial drivers
In Ontario, all drivers must meet basic medical and vision standards to operate motor vehicles. Higher standards apply for commercial drivers. Learn more about these requirements.


Medical standards for class G and class D drivers operating for commercial purposes in the US
Canadian drivers with class G and class D licenses must meet commercial driver medical standards to operate commercial vehicles in the United States. This includes filing medical reports on a regular basis.


Medical review of drivers
In Ontario, physicians, nurse practitioners and optometrists are required to report patients who have or appear to have certain high risk medical conditions, vision conditions and/or functional impairments. Learn about how the ministry reviews these reports to determine whether a driver's licence needs to be suspended.


Report a medically unfit driver: physicians, nurse practitioners, optometrists, occupational therapists
In Ontario, certain healthcare practitioners are required by law to report patients who have or appear to have certain high risk medical conditions, vision conditions and/or functional impairments. Learn more about the medical reporting process for healthcare practitioners.


Report a medically unfit driver: police
Learn about the medical reporting process and requirements for police in Ontario.


Approved functional assessment centres
Drivers who need to undergo a functional assessment of their fitness to drive can choose from more than 70 approved centres across the province. Consult this list to find a location near you.


Medical standards - Frequently asked questions
FAQs about Ontario's medical standards for drivers and the medical review process.


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