LTO: How to renew Driver’s License, Checklist, and procedure

  • RENEWAL OF DRIVER’S/CONDUCTOR’S LICENSE
  • CONVERSION OF FOREIGN DRIVER’S LICENSE (VALID FOREIGN DRIVER’S LICENSE(DL) TO NON-PROFESSIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (NPDL) / WITH PHILIPPINE DRIVER’S CONTINUITY)
  • CHANGE CLASSIFICATION (VALID PROFESSIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (PDL) TO NON-PROFESSIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSE (NDPL))

WHO MAY AVAIL

1. Holder of NPDL, PDL and Conductor’s License not expired for more than two (2) years
2. Holder of NPDL, PDL, and CL who intends to leave the country and license is due for renewal within one (1) year

CHECKLIST OF REQUIREMENTS

RENEWAL OF DRIVER’S LICENSE
1. Presentation of original PDL / NPDL /Conductor’s License

2. Electronically transmitted medical certificate in LTO prescribed form (present hard copy)

RENEWAL OF DRIVER’S LICENSE OF FILIPINO LIVING ABROAD
1. One (1) photocopy of passport (first page, visa page and departure in the Philippines and latest arrival overseas)

2. Original Letter of Authority to an authorized representative
3. One (1) photocopy of DL
4. The licensee shall present himself/herself within 30 days upon arrival to the same office where the renewal was made for photo-taking and submit the following:
a. Original DL
b. Electronically transmitted medical certificate in LTO prescribed form (present original)
c. One (1) photocopy of passport (first and arrival pages)
d. Original manual Official Receipt (OR) which serves as temporary DL

CONVERSION OF FOREIGN LICENSE (VALID FOREIGN LICENSE TO NON-PROFESSIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSE / CONTINUITY OF PHILIPPINE DRIVER’S LICENSE )
1. Duly accomplished Application for Driver’s License (ADL) form

2. In addition, for a foreigner, original and one (1) photocopy of passport with the entry date of at least one (1) month and visa duration of at least six (6) months from date of application, or if born in the Philippines, original and one (1) photocopy of the birth certificate duly authenticated by NSO/PSA
3. Electronically transmitted medical certificate in LTO prescribed form (present original)
4. Original and one (1) photocopy of valid foreign DL. If the foreign Driver’s License is not in English language, original and one (1) photocopy of the official English translation
5. Expired NPDL / PDL if applicable

WITH REVISION OF RECORDS

General Requirements:
1. Duly accomplished ADL form

2. Original and one (1) photocopy of Driver’s / Conductor’s License

Additional Requirements:

A. Change name
Any of the following whichever is applicable:

1. Original Court Order authorizing the change of name
2. If widow, original and one (1) photocopy of the death certificate of the deceased husband
3. Authenticated Birth certificate and marriage contract with annotation

B. Correction of Name / Birthdate
1. Original with one (1) photocopy of authenticated Birth Certificate

C. Change of Civil Status
1. Original and one (1) photocopy of Marriage Contract. If the marriage contract is not in English or Filipino, submit an official English translation

2. If annulled, court orders or marriage contract with annotation
3. Certificate of No Marriage (CENOMAR), if applicable

D. Change in Citizenship
1. Passport / i-Card

2. Certificate of Re-acquisition of Citizenship, Identification Certificate or Oath of Allegiance

APPLICATION FOR DUPLICATE DRIVER’S/CONDUCTORS LICENSE / STUDENT PERMIT
1. Duly accomplished ADL form

2. Original Affidavit of Loss / Mutilated ID
3. Original and one (1) copy of any valid government-issued ID with photo and signature of the applicant 

PROCEDURE

 STEP CLIENT AGENCY ACTION PERSON RESPONSIBLE
A. RENEWAL OF LICENSE (E-PATROL / DLRO / CO – License Section / DO)   
I
  • Presents requirments
  • Gets queue number
  • Assigns queue number to the applicant
CRS
II
  • Waits for his/her queue number to be called and submits requirements
  • Confirms details from the system
  • Receives and evaluates the completeness and authenticity of requirements
  • Retrieves applicant’s information in the system and generates transaction ID
Evaluator
III
  • Proceeds to the cashier for payment of fees
  • Accepts payment and issues Official Receipt (OR)
Cashier
IV
  • Proceeds to the encoding / biometric window and accomplishes form for encoding of complete details in the new LTO-IT system
  • Prints a screenshot of the Driver’s License (DL) details of the applicant from the LTO IT system
  • Accepts the form accomplished by the applicant
  • Encodes the DL and applicant details
  • Captures photo, fingerprints and signature of the applicant
  • Prints the DL card
Encoder / Photo
/ Signature Officer
V
  • Receives OR and DL Card
  • Signs in the log sheet
  • Prints and issues the License Card and OR
  • Requires applicant to sign in the log sheet
Releasing Officer
B. RENEWAL OF LICENSE AND REVISION OF RECORDS (LC/DO/EO with MIXED TRANSACTIONS)
I
  • Presents requirements
  • Gets queue number
  • Assigns queue number to the applicant
  • Issues ADL form for transaction with revision of records
  • Receives and evaluates the completeness and authenticity of requirements
  • Retrieves applicant’s information in the system and generates transaction ID
  • Encodes the data for revision
CSR
II
  • Submits the requirements with the attached queue number
  • Confirms details from the system
Evaluator
III No activity
  • Reviews and approves application
Approving Officer
IV
  • Proceeds to the  cashier for payment of fees
  • Accepts payment and prints
Cashier
V
  • Proceeds to the encoding / biometric window and accomplishes form for encoding of complete details in the LTO-IT system
  • Prints a screenshot of the DL details of the applicant from the LTO IT system
  • Accepts the form accomplished by the applicant
  • Encodes the DL and applicant details
  • Captures photo, fingerprints and signature of the applicant
  • Prints the DL card
Encoder / Photo
/ Signature Officer
VI
  • Receives Official Receipt (OR) and DL Card
  • Signs in the log sheet
  • Prints and issues the DL Card and OR
  • Requires applicant to sign in the log sheet
Releasing Officer
C. RENEWAL OF DRIVER’S LICENSE FOR FILIPINOS LIVING ABROAD
I
  • Presents requirements
  • Obtains queue number
  • Assigns queue number to the applicant’s authorized representative
CSR
II
  • Authorized representative submits all documentary requirements
  • Receives and evaluates completeness and authenticity of documentary requirements
  • Encodes applicant details
Evaluator
III No activity
  • Reviews and approves transaction. The approving officer should reflect on the remarks field that the transaction is an absentee renewal
Approving Officer
IV
  • Proceeds to the cashier for payment of fees
  • Accepts payment and issues OR
Cashier
V
  • Receives OR which serves as temporary driver’s license
  • Stamps a marginal note to the OR as temporary DL. Releases the OR.
Releasing Officer
VI
  • Within 30 days upon return to the Philippines, Licensee must submit all requirments for renewal including Online Medical Certificate from an LTO accredited clinic
  • Receives and evaluates the completeness and authenticity of documentary requirements
Evaluator
VII
  • Licensee waits for his/her name for phototaking and capturing biometric
  • Captures biometric, photo and signature
  • Prints DL Card
Encoder
VIII
  • Receives the DL Card and OR
  • Signs in the log sheet
  • Issues DL Card and Official Receipts (OR)
  • Requires the applicant to sign in the log sheet
Releasing Officer

OFFICE OR DIVISION:

1. LTO Licensing Centers, Authorized District /Extension Offices and Central Office License Section
2. E- Patrols and DLROs (plain renewal only)
3. LTO Licensing Centers and authorized District /Extension Offices with ONLINE Appointment System (Plain Renewal ONLY)

Source: https://www.lto.gov.ph/license-permit-issuance/

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