LTO National Capital Region West (NCR – West)

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) National Capital Region (NCR) West is the land transport office in charge of the West Zone of the National Capital Region (NCR). It is composed of what was left of LTO NCR, after the LTO NCR West was delineated by virtue of Department Order No. 2018 – 021. 

LTO NCR West, just like the LTO NCR East, is managed by the LTO. It was created to oversee the operations of LTO in the West Zone. Through the LTO NCR West, the LTO Department Order No. 2018 – 021 delegated the task of maintaining safe, efficient, comfortable, and economical land transport service for the transacting public in the eleven (11) NCR cities under its jurisdiction. To learn more about the LTO NCR West and the LTO offices in the cities within its jurisdiction, keep reading this guide.

lto ncr west office location and contact number

What is LTO NCR West? 

The Land Transportation Office – National Capital Region West (LTO NCR-West) is a subdivision of the LTO, a government agency of the Philippines under the Department of Transportation (DOTr). Like its mother unit, the LTO NCR West is responsible for the land transportation sector, particularly in the West Zone of Metro Manila. It came to life in September 2018, along with LTO NCR East, by virtue of the Department Order No. 2018-021, otherwise known as the Delineation of Functions in the Land Transportation Office in the National Capital Region.

The LTO NCR West region was borne from the original LTO unit. To date, it still stays at the same address as LTO NCR, on the 5th Floor of LTO-NCR West Building located at #20 G. Araneta Ave., Quezon City.

As a subregion of LTO NCR, LTO NCR West covers the LTO responsibilities towards the West Zone of Metro Manila which encompasses eleven (11) cities, including Manila, Makati, Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas, Malabon, and most parts of Quezon City. The LTO offices in the said areas work the same way as the others, offering the same excellent and quality public service and committing to the same promise to offer better and safer land transport service.

History of LTO NCR West

It started as a remainder of the regional office, after LTO NCR East broke off and took temporary refuge at the MID Library of the LTO Central Office. LTO NCR West, on the other hand, remained at the LTO Main Office Bldg. in West Ave., Quezon City taking up space on the 5th floor as its permanent home.

Mission and Vision of LTO NCR West

The operations of LTO NCR West is guided by the following mission and vision:


Rationalize the land transportation services and facilities and to effectively implement the various transportation laws, rules and regulations. It is the responsibility of those involved in the public service to be more vigilant in their part in the over-all development scheme of the national leadership. Hence, promotion of safety and comfort in land travel is a continuing commitment of the LTO.


A frontline government agency showcasing fast and efficient public service for a progressive land transport sector. 

Functions of LTO NCR West

The LTO agencies under the jurisdiction of LTO NCR West shares the same functions as LTO NCR East and the rest of the agency, working on the following:

  • Inspection of motor vehicles 
  • Registration of motor vehicles
  • Issuance of license and permits
  • Collection of fees and penalties
  • Enforcement of land transportation rules and regulations, and 
  • Adjudication of traffic cases
  • Collection of Revenue for the government

LTO-Serviced Cities in the LTO NCR West Region

The LTO NCR West oversees various agencies under its jurisdiction. These LTO agencies are placed strategically to enjoy the traffic brought by the prime locations in the following areas: 

List of LTO Agencies in the NCR West Region

LTO also placed 36 different types of field offices under the jurisdiction of LTO NCR West as follows:

  • District Offices (DO)
    • Kalookan District Office
    • Las Piñas District Office
    • Makati District Office
    • Malabon District Office
    • Manila East District Office
    • Manila Licensing Renewal Section
    • Manila North District Office
    • Manila South District Office
    • Manila West District Office
    • Muntinlupa District Office
    • Parañaque District Office
    • Pasay District Office
  • Licensing Centers (LC)
    • Manila Licensing Center
    • Parañaque Licensing Center
    • Pasay City Licensing Center
    • Araneta Licensing Center
  • Extension Offices (EO)
    • Navotas Extension Office
  • Licensing Extension Office
    • Kalookan Licensing Extension Office
    • Las Piñas Licensing Extension Office
  • Inspection Centers
    • South Motor Vehicle Inspection Center
  • Driver’s License Renewal Centers/Offices (DLRC/DLRO)
    • DLRO – Alabang Town Center
    • DLRO – Araneta Square Mall
    • DLRO – Fisher Mall Malabon
    • DLRO – Guadalupe
    • DLRO – Lucky Chinatown Mall
    • DLRO – Metropoint Pasay
    • DLRO – Paseo Center Makati
    • DLRO – Robinsons Las Piñas
    • DLRO – Robinsons Place Manila  
    • DLRO – SM Manila
    • DLRO – SM South Mall
    • DLRO – The Link Makati  
    • DLRO – Ayala Circuit Mall
    • DLRO – Zabarte Town Center
  • Mobile On- Wheels
    • LTO On – Wheels (Quezon City)
  • PUV Registration Center
    • Public Utility Vehicle Registration Extension Center

List of LTO Services Offered by LTO Agencies under the LTO NCR West

Some services offered by LTO Agencies under the jurisdiction of LTO NCR West include:

  • New Driver’s license applications
    • Student Permit Applications
    • Non-Professional driver’s license (NPDL) applications 
    • Professional driver’s license (PDL) applications
  • Driver’s License Renewals
    • Student Permit renewals
    • Non-Professional driver’s license (NPDL) renewals 
    • Professional driver’s license (PDL) renewals
  • Conductor’s License Applications and Renewals
  • Issuance of Student Permit
  • New Vehicle registration and miscellaneous transactions
    • New Motor vehicle (MV) registration 
    • New Motorcycle (MC) registration
  • Vehicle registration renewal and miscellaneous transactions
    • Motor vehicle (MV) registration renewal
    • Motorcycle (MC) registration renewal
  • 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
  • Enforcement of land transportation laws, rules and regulations
  • 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 

Video: Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act (RA 1129) as Explained by LTO NCR West  

Just like how it is in other LTO offices, the LTO NCR West Offices are meant to make the LTO services more accessible, faster, and more convenient for the people in the area. This is good news, especially for the people who need to comply with the LTO rules and regulations and secure either a driver’s license or a student permit or get their MV or MC registered first before getting on the road.

To learn more about RA No. 1129, otherwise known as Child Safety in Motor Vehicle’s Act. Learn about the importance of using a child car seat and how it will keep your little one safe by watching this explainer video from LTO NCR West. 

How to Contact LTO NCR West

All LTO services are meant to make adhering to the rules and regulations of the agency easier. However, some agencies have limited capabilities and may not be able to offer the full range of services that LTO generally offers. As such, it is important to reach out to the specific LTO branch you intend to visit to check if they entertain the kind of transaction you need them for.

Reaching out to LTO NCR West can be done via any of the specific LTO Agencies under the regional jurisdiction or via the LTO NCR West Regional office directly by making a call, sending an email or a message via their social media accounts. The can also make a direct visit to any of the LTO offices in the region.

Contact Information 

For questions, concerns, or complaints, you may contact LTO NCR West via the following:

LTO National Capital Region West Zone (NCR West)

Office Address: 20 G. Araneta Ave., Quezon City
Telephone Number: 82731504, 0995-7266837, 82821286 loc. 108
Head of Agency: Roque I. Verzosa III
Email Address:,
Official Facebook Page:
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)

Where is NCR West

The National Capital Region (NCR) also refers to Metropolitan Manila or Metro Manila, the capital region of the Philippines. It is the seat of most national government offices and the center for international diplomacy, culture (including arts and entertainment), economy, and education and is located in the southwestern portion of Luzon. It houses the LTO Central Office in one of the sixteen (16) cities and one municipality. 

NCR West, on the other hand, refers to the West Zone of the National Capital Region (NCR), encompassing the cities of Manila, Makati, Caloocan, Pasay, Parañaque, Las Piñas, Muntinlupa, Valenzuela, Navotas, Malabon, and most parts of Quezon City. It lies along the renowned Manila Bay with territories on the West side of the Metropolitan Manila area.

Google Map Location

Because NCR is central to most government, education and commercial activities, the transportation in the region is pretty much well-developed, making it easy to go in and around the region either by private car or via public transport. There are numerous trains, buses, vans, and jeepneys with different travel routes, making land travel convenient in and around the NCR West zone. 

For complete driving directions or specific information on the driving directions or travel routes to NCR and the cities and LTO Offices in the NCR West Region, then you may refer to the map below:


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