|Driver licensing agency
|Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
100 N Senate Avenue, Rm N 405
Indianapolis, IN 46204
|317 233-6000 x2|
Color vision requirement
|Each eye with/without correction
Both eyes with/without correction
If one eye blindother without correction
Absolute visual acuity minimum
Are bioptic telescopes allowed?
Minimum field requirement
Visual field testing device
Only for commercial and bioptic drivers
Daytime only and required outside rearview mirror licenses available.
220/40 in best eye: no restrictions; 20/50 one eye: outside rearview mirror required; 20/50 both eyes: glasses also required; 20/70 both eyes: outside rearview mirror and proof of normal visual fields required, daylight driving only.
Yes, for best acuity as low as 20/200 with some restrictions, if 20/40 can be achieved with telescope.
70˚ one eye, 120˚ both eyes
Age-based renewal procedures
|Length of license validation
Renewal options and conditions
Vision testing required at time of renewal?
Written test required?
Road test required?
At age 75, renewal cycle is reduced to 3 years.
Yes (acuity and peripheral fields)
Only for those with 14+ points or 3 convictions in 12 month period.
|None. However, there is a statute requiring that physicians and others who diagnose, treat or provide care for handicapped persons report the handicapping condition to the state Board of Health within 60 days.
Driver notified in writing of referral.
Will accept information from courts, police, other DMVs, family members, and other sources.
|Role of the MAB||The MAB advises the Bureau of Motor Vehicles on medical issues regarding individual drivers. Actions are based on the recommendation of the majority and/or specialist.|