LTO license plates - updates

Rappler's latest stories on LTO license plates


LTO starts distributing license plates after years of backlogs

Jul 05, 2018 - 6:55 PM

The Land Transportation Office's initial batch for distribution includes only 231,332 license plates for vehicles purchased from July 2016 to December 2016

RELEASED. Department of Transportation, through the Land transportation office, releases on July 5, 2018 the plates of motor vehicles registered in July 2016 to automotive dealers and owners nationwide. Photo Maria Tan/Rappler

LTO to begin distributing license plates July 2018

Jun 21, 2018 - 6:45 PM

The Land Transportation Office says the license plates in the first batch to be distributed are for those registered from July 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016

Photo from the Department of Transportation

SC says LTO can release 700,000 license plates

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:35 PM

(UPDATED) Grace Poe, who chairs the Senate committee on public services, says the 700,000 license plates freed up for distribution 'will hardly make a dent on the demand'

DELAYED PLATES. A photo of one of the 11 container of license plates held at the Manila International Container Port. File photo from Bureau of Customs Public Information and Assistance Division

LTO can’t release car, motorcycle license plates just yet – SC

Jun 14, 2016 - 6:07 PM

The Supreme Court says the TRO stays until it resolves the issue of the supplier returning the downpayment to the LTO and the national treasury as instructed by state auditors

Bureau of Customs Public Information and Assistance Division

Customs turns over 320,000 pairs of license plates to LTO

Apr 15, 2016 - 6:41 PM

The turnover is part of a deferred payment agreement between the two government agencies It allows LTO to begin documenting the plates and distributing them to new car owners

Bureau of Customs Public Information and Assistance Division

Customs eyes turnover of 'abandoned' license plates to LTO

Apr 07, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Some 600 000 license plates may be handed over to the LTO – duties and taxes waived – if the BOC gets approval from the DOF

Bureau of Customs Public Information and Assistance Division

'LTO should compel supplier to issue license plates'

May 25, 2015 - 7:30 PM

But at the Senate hearing on the delays in the release of new license plates LTO chief Alfonso Tan Jr maintains that the dealers are the ones at fault

NEW PLATES. The LTO has come under fire for the lack of license plates and a policy that penalizes motorists with unregistered vehicles. Photo from DOTC Twitter