LTO Pagadian Office Location and Contact Information

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Pagadian City in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, is made up of a single LTO office: the LTO Pagadian District Office (DO). This office was opened in an effort to more efficiently carry out the agency’s mandate to make the LTO more visible and its services more accessible in the area. The local LTO office in Pagadian 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 Pagadian City office is meant to bring the core LTO programs and services closer to the over 210,000 Pagadianons residing in the city.

Nestled at the foot of a hill, the City of Pagadian–which also happens to be the capital city of Zamboanga del Sur–is known as the “Little Hongkong of the Philippines” due to its geographical similarity to the Crown Colony. Despite having steeply rolling terrain, it is the second largest city and it serves as the regional center for the Zamboanga Peninsula. That said, waves of different kinds of people come to stay here, making Pagadian an ideal location for businesses and government offices in the region.

lto Pagadian city office location and contact number

What is LTO Pagadian? 

LTO Pagadian refers to the LTO branches located in Pagadian City in Zamboanga del Sur. Much like the rest of the LTO offices in the Philippines, the LTO office in Pagadian City was 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 Pagadianons to access them and comply with the rules of the road. 

LTO Pagadian District Office

As the only LTO office in Pagadian City, the LTO Pagadian District Office is the agency’s main project-implementing agency in the local area as well as the nearby cities and municipalities within its geographical area of responsibility (GAOR). It was opened with the intention of managing the local operations and making the implementation of LTO services and regulatory policies better. 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.

List of Services Offered by LTO Pagadian District Office

Whatever reason made you go all the way to Pagadian City while you have some LTO-related business to attend to, you can at least be assured that the same strict policies on sanitation and physical distancing are observed, enabling safe, accessible, and convenient LTO transactions. This does not mean that all LTO offices are created equal though. While the following LTO services are typically offered at any LTO branch, some smaller, less equipped LTO branch offices may not be able to offer them. As such, it’s best to check first before you visit.

In the meantime, you can check this list of 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 

If you are visiting the LTO Pagadian District Office for any LTO-related concerns or services, we recommend reaching out to them first, to check if the service is actually being offered there before you make the trip. This will save you time and money and keep you from getting annoyed at having wasted your efforts 

How to Contact LTO Pagadian

Reaching out to LTO Pagadian 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 Pagadian District Office (DO) 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 Pagadian District Office (DO), please see their contact information below:

LTO Pagadian District Office

Agency Code: 0920 (J03)
Office Address: Cerilles Bldg., Brgy Tiguma , Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur
Telephone Number: 062 2152791
Head of Agency: Johan S. Macaumbos
Email Address:
Official Facebook Page:
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)

Where is Pagadian City

Pagadian, officially known as the City of Pagadian, is a second class coastal component city and the capital and regional center of the province of Zamboanga del Sur. It is located on the northeastern side of the Western Mindanao region, bordering on Illana Bay, and is the second-largest city in the region and in the province. It has a steeply sloping hilly terrain which is bounded by the municipalities of Tigbao and Dumalinao on the southwest, Lakewood on the west, Labangan on the east and northwest, and Midsalip on the north.

Google Map Location

Despite the steeply sloping terrain of hills and mountains on the northwestern portion of the city, Pagadian City is still quite accessible. It has a well-established road network with a uniquely designed  public transport inclined at about 25-40° angle to adapt to its geographical features. But, if you are driving, you may also find your way around the city as well as to the LTO Pagadian Office via the map below:

LTO Pagadian District Office

error: Content is protected !!