LTO Dipolog Office Location and Contact Information

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Dipolog City in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, is made up of two (2) LTO offices: the LTO Dipolog District Office (DO) and the LTO Dipolog Licensing Center. These offices were meant to carry out the agency’s mandate to make the LTO more visible and its services more accessible in the area. The local LTO offices in Dipolog City also extend the agency’s efforts to keep the roads safer for both drivers and pedestrians by reducing vehicular accidents through the strict regulation of drivers and vehicles. On top of this, the LTO Dipolog offices were meant to bring the core LTO programs and services closer to the over 138,000 people residing in the city.

Dipolog, known as the “Gateway to Western Mindanao,” is situated in the Northwestern part of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte. It is also commonly known as the “Bottled Sardines Capital” due to its sardine production industry. It is also known for its wild orchids. Now, Dipolog has also become a major option for investors, local and foreign, in the retail, tourism, services, manufacturing, trade, and wholesale industries.

lto Dipolog city office location and contact number

What is LTO Dipolog? 

LTO Dipolog refers to the LTO branches located in Dipolog City in Zamboanga del Norte. Much like the rest of the LTO offices in the Philippines, the LTO offices in Dipolog City were opened to bring the core LTO programs and services—including the inspection and registration of motor vehicles, issuance of license and permits, collection of fees, fines, and penalties, traffic adjudication, and enforcement of land transportation rules and regulations—closer and make it easier for the people of the city to access them. 

The LTO branches in Dipolog City, include:

LTO Dipolog District Office

The LTO Dipolog District Office is the agency’s main project-implementing agency in the local area. It was opened with the intention of managing the local operations as well as the implementation of LTO services and regulatory policies. This office, along with the regional office of Region 9, showcase the efforts of the agency to help keep the roads safe for both drivers and pedestrians. It also helps offer better public service by bringing closer and more convenient public service to people who are interested in availing of LTO services, like when they need to renew their driver’s license or secure their vehicle registrations, while in the area.

LTO Dipolog Licensing Center

The LTO Dipolog Licensing Center is an LTO agency in Dipolog meant to serves as the agency’s off-site license printing office within the city premises. Located in the same area as the LTO district office in Dipolog City, the LTO Dipolog Licensing Center is created with the intention of making the processing of LTO licensing services faster and more convenient for the people who work behind the wheels.

List of Services Offered by LTO Dipolog Offices

Whatever reason made you go all the way to Dipolog while you have some LTO-related business to settle, you can be assured that the same strict policies on sanitation and physical distancing are observed, enabling safe, accessible, and convenient LTO transactions. 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
  • Issuance of Vanity License Plates
  • Issuance of Special 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 

Though all of the LTO offices in the Philippines are expected to offer the full range of LTO services to the public, some LTO offices may be unable to offer certain services due to limited facilities, so it’s best to call first to check if the service you need is offered at the LTO Dipolog Office you want to visit.

How to Contact LTO Dipolog

Reaching out to LTO Dipolog offices 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 Dipolog District Office (DO), the LTO Dipolog Licensing Center (LC), 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 specific LTO Dipolog Offices, please see this list of contact information below:

LTO Dipolog District Office

Agency Code: 0908
Office Address: Lower Turno, Dipolog City
Telephone Number: 065 9083091
Head of Agency: Nurdini G. Laja
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)

LTO Dipolog Licensing Center

Agency Code: 0909 (J01)
Office Address: Lower Turno, Dipolog City
Telephone Number: 065 9155739
Head of Agency: Mindah M. Banocag
Official Facebook Page:
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)

Where is Dipolog City

Dipolog, officially known as the City of Dipolog, is a third class coastal component city and capital of the province of Zamboanga del Norte. Geographically, it is located in the northwestern part of the province, surrounded by rolling hills to the southeast and the Sulu Sea to the north, and is known to be as the “Gateway to Western Mindanao.” It is bounded on the north by Dapitan, on the east by the Municipalities of Polanco and Piñan, on the south by the Municipality of Sergio Osmeña Sr. and on the west by the Municipality of Katipunan.

Google Map Location

As the Gateway to the Western Visayas Region, Dipolog is quite accessible by land, water, and air, and is served by multiple public transport service companies. The road network is also well-established so if you are driving, you can easily check for the driving directions or travel routes to the City of Dipolog and to either of the LTO Dipolog Offices via the maps below:

LTO Dipolog District Office

LTO Dipolog Licensing Center

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