Vision Requirements & Restrictions
You must pass a vision test when you apply for a driver license or to renew your license. The test must show that you have visual acuity of at least 20/40 (based on the Snellen Visual Acuity Scale) in either or both eyes, with or without corrective lenses.
You may take a vision test at a DMV office or your vision test results may be submitted to DMV electronically by a vision care provider enrolled in the DMV Online Vision Registry, Search by ZIP Code for an enrolled provider, or by a Vision Test Report completed by one of the following:
- A physician
- Physician's assistant
- Registered nurse
- Nurse professional
If you are mailing or submitting a Vision Test Report to DMV. It must be completed in English.