LTO Dapitan Office Location and Contact Information

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Dapitan is the only LTO office in Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte: the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (DO). It was designed to offer fast, convenient, and affordable service to the Dapiteños in the city. With this branch in place, the LTO keeps tabs of the local and visiting drivers, car owners, and operators in line much more easily while they are in the city or within the city’s geographical area of responsibility (GAOR). After all, the LTO is designed to enforce rules and regulations and to watch over the roads and other land transport service providers and ensure the safety of both drivers and pedestrians in Dapitan City.  

Dubbed as the “Shrine City in the Philippines,” Dapitan City is also often considered the capital of the Mindanao Island. It is the home of the famed Rizal Shrine, which continuously attracts both domestic and foreign tourists, as well as Gloria’s Fantasyland, the first-ever amusement park in Mindanao. The city is also an attraction by itself. Imagine this: Concrete and well-paved roads, stretching into the expanse of clean, beautiful beaches in the coastal barangays. These, and more, makes Dapitan City a frequent destination both for local and foreign tourists, making it a great location for both business and government offices in the region.

lto Dapitan office location and contact number

What is LTO Dapitan? 

LTO Dapitan refers to the lone LTO office stationed in the City of Dapitan in Zamboanga del Norte: the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO). Like the other LTO offices in the country, the LTO Dapitan Extension Office literally extends the reach of the agency, allowing it to offer the programs and services of the LTO Central Office to the people it intends to serve. It also works the same way as the Central Office, offering the same LTO programs to the local transacting public, but at a smaller, more concentrated scale. Through the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO) in Gloria Dapitan, Dapitan City, most of the LTO core programs and services—including the registration and renewal of motor vehicles (MV) and license and permits—are made available to the Dapiteños who work behind the wheels at a more convenient, more affordable, and easier LTO experience.

As the lone LTO office located in Dapitan City, the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO) is also the only place for the agency to engage with the locals in the area. Their programs, activities, and campaigns are also localized for fast and efficient public service. It’s also there to remind the public that the LTO is watching over the safety of the roads, vehicles, drivers, and pedestrians in the City of Dapitan. 

List of Services Offered by LTO Dapitan EO

The following LTO services are typically offered at any LTO branch, except in some smaller, less equipped LTO branch offices. As such, it’s best to check first before you visit.

For your reference, however, we listed some of the most frequently availed of LTO services:

  • License And Permit
    • Student Permit
    • New Driver’s License (Non-Professional)
    • Conductor’s License
    • Plain or Advance Renewal of Driver’s/Conductor’s License and Renewal of Driver’s License of Filipino Living Abroad
    • Miscellaneous License Transactions
    • Renewal of Driver’s / Conductor’s License with Examination [Expired for more than two (2) years] and/or with ten (10) or more but less than forty (40) Demerit Points
    • Change Classification from Non-Professional Driver’s License (NPDL)  Code to Professional Driver’s License Code with Same Driver’s License (PDL) Code
    • Additional Driver’s License Code/s
    • Conversion of Foreign Driver’s License to Philippine Driver’s License Including Renewal of Expired Philippine Driver’s License with a Valid Foreign Driver’s License
    • Change Classification from Professional Driver’s License (PDL) Code to Non-Professional Driver’s License Code (NPDL), Dropping of DL Code and Change Clutch Type
    • Request for System Updates (RSU) for Double License
    • Request for System Update (RSU) for License and Customer Details/Misrepresentation of Age/Identity
    • Accreditation of Medical Clinics – New
    • Accreditation of Medical Clinics – Renewal
    • Registration of Physicians – New
    • Registration of Physicians – Renewal
    • Accreditation of Driving School / Driving Enhancement Program Training Center – New
    • Accreditation of Driving School / Driving Enhancement Program Training Center – Renewal
    • Accreditation of Driving Instructor – New
    • Accreditation of Driving Instructor – Renewal
    • Examination for Driving School Instructors
    • Driving Enhancement Program (DEP)
  • Vehicle Registration
    • Initial Registration of Motor Vehicle (MV)
    • Renewal of Motor Vehicle (MV) Registration
    • Storage of Motor Vehicle
    • Miscellaneous Transactions
    • Re-Stamping of Engine/Chassis Number
    • Request for Motor Vehicle Verification
    • Motor Vehicle Inspection
  • Miscellaneous Transactions
    • Duplicate OR/CR
    • Duplicate Plate
    • Transfer of Ownership
    • Annotation & Cancellation of Mortgage
    • Revision of Records
    • Duplicate License (for Lost Licenses)
  • Insurance
  • Proper Driver Education
  • Law Enforcement
    • Settlement of Admitted Apprehension
    • Adjudication of Contested Apprehension
    • Encoding of Alarm
    • Filing of Complaint and Lifting of Alarm
    • Lifting of Alarm (Traffic Adjudication Service)
    • Certification of No Pending Apprehension and Alarm
  • Collection of fees from law enforcement violations
  • Drug testing
  • Emission testing
  • Inventory of Plates
  • The use of self-service kiosks 
  • Process Application for New Driver’s License (DL) via the Automated Driver’s License Examination System (ADLES) Facility 

Note that even though all these services are offered and processed by the LTO, some LTO agencies or branches may not be well-equipped for certain services. Having said that, it is imperative to check with the LTO Dapitan Extension Office first to confirm that the service you need is available there before you make the trip.

How to Contact LTO Dapitan

Reaching out to LTO Dapitan can be done either through the phone, via email, or by sending a message to their official social media account. You may also visit either the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO) or the LTO Region 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) regional office. 

To reach out to the LTO Region 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) regional office, please check the following contact information:

Land Transportation Office Region 9 – Office of the Regional Director

Agency Code: 0900
Office Address: Regional Office-IX, Balagasan, Pagadian City
Telephone Number: 062 9574910
Head of Agency: Moh. Yusoph A. Lamping
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)

Contact Information

To reach out to the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO), please check out the following contact details:

LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO)

Agency Code: 0911 (J16)
Office Address: Gloria Dapitan, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte
Telephone Number: +639 063663823
Head of Agency: Jose Maria M. Gonzales
Operating hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays to Fridays)

Where is Dapitan City

Dapitan, officially known as the City of Dapitan, is a third class coastal component city in the province of Zamboanga del Norte known as the “Shrine City in the Philippines” and the capital of Mindanao Island. It is also the home of Gloria’s Fantasyland, the first-ever amusement park in Mindanao. Geographically, it is characterized by hills and mountains and a narrow coastal plain and is bounded on the north by Sulu Sea, on the east by the towns of Sibutad and Rizal, on the south by La Libertad and Mutia, and on the west by Dipolog City and the towns of Polanco and Pinan.

Google Map Location

To learn about the travel routes and driving directions to Dapitan City and the LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO), you may also check the map below:

LTO Dapitan Extension Office (EO)

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