The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has once again extended the validity of driver’s licenses, conductor’s permits, and student permits, as well as the validity of motor vehicle registration in certain regions.
Due to the quarantine restrictions brought by COVID-19 pandemic, the LTO extended the validity of driver’s licenses, conductor’s licenses, student-driver’s permit as well as the registration of the motor vehicles with license plates ending in zero(0) and one(1).
Those with expiring licenses or motor vehicle registrations are in for a Christmas treat from LTO as they have further extended the deadlines.
Those with expired licenses or motor vehicle registrations are in for a Christmas surprise from the LTO, as the deadlines have been extended even further.
All driver’s licenses, student permits, and medical certificates that expired on October 1-31, 2021 will be valid until February 28, 2022. The LTO extended the validity from December of this year to February of the following year without incurring any penalties or charges.
However, there is no changes on the given extension of LTO on the months of November and December. Extended validity for the expired licenses on November will be on January 31, 2021, while February 28, 2022 for December.
Furthermore, for regions 4B (MIMAROPA), 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, and 15 (CARAGA), all motor vehicles with license plates ending in zero (0) will have registration validity extended until January 31, 2022. There will be no collection of surcharges or penalties.
While the extended validity of registration for motor vehicles with plate numbers ending in one(1) and are due for renewal in January 2022 are extended until February 28, 2022.
The extension on both motor vehicle registration and licenses is due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions across the country, as well as damage caused by the recent typhoon Odette in some areas.