By PR | 12:44 PM December 1, 2021
The Land Transportation Office (LTO) 7 is pleased to announce the successful issuance of the first transactions for the 10-year validity of the Driver’s License in the region this morning, December 1.
LTO 7 regional director Victor Emmanuel Caindec said that clients from their Cebu City Mega Licensing Center, LTO 7 Malasakit Licensing Office, Talisay City Extension Office, Mandaue City District Office, Carcar City District Office, Medellin District Office, Toledo City District Office, Dumaguete City District Office, Tagbilaran City District Office, Tagbilaran City Licensing Extension Office, Jagna District Office – Garcia Hernandez, Talibon Extension Office and Siquijor District Office offices got their 10-year Driver’s License.
In November 2021, LTO 7 announced that it will start rolling out the 10-year Driver’s License in the region starting December 1.
“More updates from other offices are expected within the day, but we are confident that LTO7’s offices, based on their respective state-of-readiness reports, to issue the 10-year license validity to all eligible clients,” said Caindec.
Under Republic Act (RA) No. 10930 which amended the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, a driver can only get a 10-year Driver’s License if the “holder of a professional and non-professional Driver’s License who has not committed any violation of Republic Act No. 4136 and other traffic laws, rules and regulations.
The director also urged all clients to visit LTO’s website and LTO 7’s official Facebook for more details.
The 10-year Driver’s License validity renewal application is only applicable to those with no traffic violation committed in the last 5 years.
Here are the steps in getting the 10-year validity Driver’s License:
- Create an account in LTMS portal (go to portal.lto.gov.ph)
- Verify your account within 24hours
Log in & take the DL renewal course, then proceed to the Comprehensive Driver’s Education (CDE) online validation exam (Free of Charge)
- Print your CDE test result (passing score is 13/25)
- Other requirements include: Driver’s License, Medical Certificate & CDE Certificate of Completion
- Proceed to LTO Licensing Office for the application (LTO FEE – P585.00)