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 DMV Online Vision Registry
• by a Vision Test ReportMV-619 completed by a physician, physician’s assistant, ophthalmologist, optometrist, optician, registered nurse or nurse professional