LTO Tandag Office Location and Contact Information

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Tandag refers to the lone LTO office based in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur: the LTO Tandag District Office (DO). Like the other LTO offices in the Philippines, the LTO Tandag District Office (DO) was also created so the agency can offer fast, convenient, accessible, and affordable LTO services to the people. With the LTO office in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur, the agency can better monitor and regulate the drivers, car owners, and operators in the area, as well as the vehicle use on public roads and the entire land transport service in Tandag City and its geographical area of responsibility (GAOR). The LTO, through the Tandag district office, also maintains its presence as a regulatory force in the local land transport sector and ensures that its core programs and services reach the drivers, operators, and pedestrians in Tandag City.  

Famously known for being one of the oldest settlements in CARAGA region and as the capital city of the Province of Surigao del Sur, Tandag City is basically a coastal city, with a huge potential for development. It offers great investment opportunities in medium-sized commercial complexes, hotels, resorts and amusement parks, food establishments, food processing, fish canning and deboning, clothing and fashion accessories, and demonstration farms, and is a well-known center of faith, making it an ideal host for local government offices like the LTO.

lto Tandag office location and contact number

What is LTO Tandag

LTO Tandag refers to the lone LTO office stationed in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur: the LTO Tandag District Office (DO). This office serves as the frontline agency of the LTO Central Office in the local area of Tandag, offering different LTO programs and services to the Surigaonon within the city premises. It also helps the LTO to connect with the Surigaonons in the area, by bringing closer the core LTO programs and services and making them more accessible and more affordable to those who need them, particularly the locals who work behind the wheels and in the land transport sector.

LTO Tandag District Office (DO)

As the only LTO district office in Tandag City, the LTO Tandag District Office (DO) offers an easier and more convenient office for the local drivers, car owners, and operators to acquire the required documentation and comply with the LTO rules and regulations. This district office also manifests the agency’s desire to make it simpler for the drivers and operators to join activities and participate in campaigns to help keep both the people and the roads safe for everyone.

List of Services Offered by LTO Tandag DO

As all LTO services are offered in an effort to maintain the safety of the public roads, help the people satisfy their LTO-related needs, and consequently, allow the drivers and operators to prove that they are roadworthy, responsible, and deserving of the privilege to drive, numerous LTO agencies are opened in various places including the City of Tandag.

These agencies all intend to offer following LTO services to keep the roads safe:

  • 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
  • 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 

However, some LTO agencies are not well equipped to offer certain services, so it’s best for you to learn how to register for a Land Transport Management System (LTMS) portal account first if you haven’t yet, then to check with your preferred LTO branch office. You may either call or send an email to confirm that the service you need is available there before visiting the LTO branch so as to save time, money, and effort.

How to Contact LTO Tandag

Reaching out to LTO Tandag can be done either by making a call or by visiting the LTO Tandag DO directly. You may also call, email, or visit its supervising office, the LTO Region 15 (CARAGA) regional office. 

To reach out to the LTO Region 15 (CARAGA) regional office, please check the following contact information:

Land Transportation Office CARAGA – Office of the Regional Director

Agency Code: 1500
Office Address: J.Rosales Avenue, Butuan City
Telephone Number: (085) 8171634
Head of Agency: Mr. Joel R. Consulta
Email Address:,
Operating Hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays-Fridays)

Contact Information

To reach out to LTO Tandag District Office (DO), please call them via the following contact information:

LTO Tandag District Office (DO)

Agency Code: 1524
Office Address: Capitol Road., Tandag, Surigao del Sur
Telephone Number: (086) 2113322, +639 9460530329
Head of Agency: Mr. Jimmy M. Daray
Operating hours: 8AM – 5PM (Mondays to Fridays)

Where is Tandag City

Tandag, officially known as the City of Tandag, is a fifth class coastal component city and the capital of the province of Surigao del Sur. It is located along the northeastern coast of Mindanao facing the Philippine Sea, with a total land area of 291.73 square kilometers (112.64 sq. mi). It sits about 200 kilometers (120 mi) from Surigao City in the north and approximately 331 kilometers (206 mi) from Davao City to the south. The city bounded on the north by the municipalities of Cortes and Lanuza, on the east by the Philippine Sea, in the south by the towns of Tago and San Miguel, and on the west by the Municipality of Sibagat in the province of Agusan del Sur. It is located 448 nautical miles from Manila and 150 nautical miles from Cebu

Google Map Location

To learn more about the travel routes and the driving directions to Tandag City and the LTO Tandag District Office (DO), you may check the map below:

LTO Tandag District Office (DO)

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