LTO extends validity of student permits and driver’s license until March 31

Aileen Cerrudo   •   January 12, 2021   •   1158

MANILA, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has extended the validity of student permits and driver’s licenses until March 31.

This is the third time the LTO has extended the validity of student permits and licenses of drivers and conductors due to the restrictions implemented amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The extension covers individuals aged 17 to 20 years old and individuals aged 60 years old and above since they are advised to remain at home during the quarantine period.

In May last year, the LTO extended the validity of permits and licenses up to 60 days. Then again in October, the agency further extended the validity to December 31. AAC

LTO-7: new registrations for vehicles sold on or before April 30 released to dealers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Applications for new registration of sold motorcycles and motor vehicles received on or before April 30 have been processes and released to the dealers.

LTO-7 Regional Director Victor Emmanuel Caindec explained that if the dealer submitted the complete documents and processed the payments of the customer’s purchased motorcycle or motor vehicle before April 30, 2021, “then your Original Certificate of Registration (CR) and Official Receipt (OR) has been released and already in the dealer’s possession.”

As of May 10, New Registration Unit (NRU) has released a total of 14,409 motorcycles and motor vehicle OR/CR for April; 15,290 for March; 12,773 for February; and 11,369 for January.

Caindec also reminded the public to never accept non-original documents from their dealers.

Meanwhile, Caindec also announced that the regional office has been receiving plate numbers for Central Visayas from its Central Office that were registered since January 2018. AAC

LTO extends validity of registration for plate numbers ending in 1

Marje Pelayo   •   February 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – Motorists with vehicle plate numbers ending in 1 can rest easy for now as the Land Transportation Office (LTO) extended the validity of their registration until February 15.

The LTO said the grace period is enough for motorists to process their renewal of registration until the new deadline to avoid hassles in the future.

Inquiries on the new registration renewal process including the application for motor vehicle inspection service may be sent to LTO’s email address ltocdmpao@lto.gov.ph or through the agency’s Facebook page @ltocdmpao.

The agency can also be reached through hotline number 8822-9064.

LTO warns public vs fake websites to prevent scams

Aileen Cerrudo   •   November 6, 2020

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has warned the public against fake websites to prevent people from falling prey to scams.

In an advisory, the LTO clarified that ‘lisensya.info’ is not an official website of the agency or of the Department of Transportation (DOTr). The agency warned that these fake websites aim to get sensitive information from the public which could be used for scams and other illegal activities.

Listed below are the official websites and pages of LTO:

1. Official LTO Websitehttps://www.lto.gov.ph/https://www.lto.net.ph/
2. LTO Online Portalhttps://portal.lto.gov.ph/
3. Official Facebook Pagehttps://www.lto.gov.ph/official-facebook-page.html

BABALA: Ipinapaalam ng Land Transportation Office (LTO) sa publiko na ang website na lisensya.info ay HINDI pinapatakbo…

Posted by Department of Transportation – Philippines on Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The DOTr also reminds the public to always refer to official government websites and social media accounts. The department also warned not to provide information to unverified accounts or individuals and immediately report suspicious websites or individuals to the authorities. AAC

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