The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Ligao City, Albay is made up of a single LTO office: the LTO Ligao District Office (DO). This LTO office serves the residents and visitors of the City of Ligao, ensuring that the agency’s operations are easily and conveniently accessible in the city and within the premises of its geographical area of responsibility (GAOR). The LTO Ligao District Office was also created so the agency can be more efficient and effective in implementing the rules and regulations on the roads as the operations are now much closer to the people they want to serve. Plus, with the local LTO branch in operation, the people no longer need to go through the hassle of traveling elsewhere or spending extra time and money to meet their LTO-related needs.
Ligao City is well-known for having a good vantage point to the perfect Mayon Volcano. Aside from a good panoramic view of the volcano, however, the city is also naturally gifted with natural attractions, including caves, hills, lakes, and coastal areas. It is also well-known for its beautiful maidens, which attracts eligible, young men near and far to try their luck at love. As it is located in a strategic location, tourists as well as men who are looking for love flock to the city, allowing Ligao City to get its fair share of foot traffic. With over 110,000 residents as well, it is not surprising that many government agencies, including the LTO, have opened branch offices in the area to bring their programs and services closer to the people.
What is LTO Ligao City?
LTO Ligao refers to the lone LTO office stationed in Ligao City, Albay: the LTO Ligao District Office (DO). Just like the LTO offices in the other parts of the country, the LTO Ligao District office was all set to be the local operating arm of the LTO Central Office. It was meant to to manifest the agency’s efforts to bridge their programs and the local transacting public of Ligao, but to also serve visiting drivers, car owners, and operators from the neighboring areas. It was also meant to bring the LTO core programs and services—including the registration and renewal of motor vehicles (MV) and license and permits—closer, making it more convenient and easier to avail of, especially for the people whose work keeps them behind the wheels all day. Plus, having an LTO office nearby means that those who can’t afford to travel to another place for LTO-related documents do not need to spend as much to get their needs addressed.
As the lone LTO office in Ligao City in the province of Albay, the LTO Ligao District Office (DO) offers the agency’s core programs and services in the area. The office also prompts the locals and engages with them so the agency can carry out its mandate more effectively. The LTO Ligao office also serves as a visual reminder to the public that the LTO is watching over Ligao City, so those who work on the roads won’t neglect their responsibility towards road safety.
List of Services Offered by LTO Ligao City
For any LTO-related services in the vicinity of Ligao City and its neighboring towns and cities, the public is encouraged to visit the LTO Ligao District Office in Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Ligao City, Albay. Like the other LTO offices nationwide, this frontline office observes strict safety policies to ensure the well-being and convenience of their patrons. As the LTO Ligao District Office primarily serves the local area of Ligao City and its GAOR, the transacting public can then expect faster and more efficient public service.
Some of the most common services offered by the LTO through its branch offices, include:
- 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)
- Proper Driver Education
- Theoretical Driving Course (TDC) and exam
- Comprehensive Driver’s Exam (CDE)
- Practical Driving Course (PDC) and exam
- 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
Do note that not all LTO offices are equipped to be full service branches, so some may not offer certain services. That said, it’s best to check first if you are visiting the LTO Antipolo District Office to see if the service you need is available before you make an actual trip.
How to Contact LTO Ligao City
Reaching out to the LTO Ligao City is a simple task of making a call, sending an email, or sending a message via social media. It can be done either by reaching out to the LTO Ligao District Office (DO) or to the LTO Region 5 (Bicol Region) regional office.
For the complete contact information of the LTO Region 5 (Bicol Region) regional office, please check the following:
Land Transportation Office Region 5 – Office of the Regional Director
Agency Code: 5000
Office Address: Regional Government Center, Rawis, Legazpi City, Albay
Telephone Number: 742-08-72, 0929-499-9577
Head of Agency: Francisco P. Ranches Jr., CESO VI
Email Address: email@example.com
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)
To reach out to the LTO Ligao District Office, please check out the contact information below:
LTO Ligao District Office (DO)
Agency Code: 0512 (E09)
Office Address: Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Ligao City, Albay
Telephone Number: 570-90-80, 0906-447-7053
Head of Agency: Conie S. Peñaflor
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Official Facebook Page: https://web.facebook.com/LTOLigao/?_rdc=1&_rdr
Operating hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays to Fridays)
Where is Ligao City
Ligao, officially known as the City of Ligao, is a fourth class coastal component city in the province of Albay. Its claim to fame is its panoramic view of Mount Mayon and some natural tourist attractions, including caves, hills, lakes, and coastal areas. Ligao is also home to the most beautiful maidens, making it more appealing to visitors, particularly the male ones. Like many areas in the region, the economy of Ligao is anchored primarily on agriculture, with its major industries anchored on crop production, piggery, poultry, livestock production, manufacturing, feed mill, rice mill, concrete products, handicrafts, noodles-making, food processing and coco-based products.
Geographically, the City of Ligao is the second largest component LGU in Albay with a total land area of 24, 640 hectares. It is located at the central part of the 3rd District of Albay Province and is bounded on the north by the Municipality of Oas, on the south by the Municipality of Guinobatan, on the east by the City of Tabaco and on the west by the Municipality of Pioduran and Panganiran Bay. Its strategic location makes it the perfect converging point for population movement from various municipalities. Ligao is 27 kilometers (17 mi) from Legazpi City and 526 kilometers (310 mi) from Manila.
Google Map Location
Ligao City is relatively easy to visit as it is in a strategic location. It is also easy to get there, regardless if you are coming from Manila or some other municipalities. There are public and private transport options ranging from airplane, train, bus, night bus, taxi, car, or tricycles.
Of course, driving to Ligao City is always an option. Depending on your starting location and the traffic conditions, you can get the specific driving directions to Ligao City and LTO Ligao District Office from the map below: