1. Introduction

The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is committed to ensuring that your personal information is protected and secured. Should we ask you to provide certain information, by which you can be identified, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the law and this Data Privacy Policy.

2. Personal Data Collected and its Method of Collection

Any information obtained during your application shall be used in accordance with the law and this Data Privacy Policy. In processing your application, you may be required to submit the following:

  1. Full Name
  2. Birthdate
  3. Place of Birth
  4. Home Address
  5. Gender
  6. Civil Status
  7. Citizenship
  8. Father/ Mother/ Spouse Name
  9. Height/ Weight
  10. Tax Identification No.
  11. Driver’s License No.

Processing of your personal information shall include the collection, recording, organization, storage, updating or modification, retrieval, consultation, use, consolidation, blocking, erasure, or destruction of the data.

3. Purpose of Collection

We shall use your personal information to provide you services pursuant to our mandate under Republic Act No. 4136 otherwise known as the "Land Transportation and Traffic Code," as amended, and Republic Act No. 8792, otherwise known as the "Electronic Commerce Act." By using our site and in processing your application you consent to the processing of your personal information in accordance with this Data Privacy Policy.

4. Storage and Transmission

The LTO stores personal data in paper-based and electronic forms. Paper-based records are stored at the Records Rooms of each LTO office, while, Electronic Records are stored in the servers located at the Central Office. We are committed to ensuring the safety and security of your personal information. Nevertheless, keep in mind that no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage will guarantee full security. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have implemented physical, technical, and organizational measures and procedures to safeguard the data we collect from you. While we use such means and methods to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

5. Method of Use

The data shall be used for the issuance of certification, verification, reference for future transactions, and other legitimate purposes.

6. Retention Period and Disposal

The LTO ensures that personal data under its custody are protected against any accidental or unlawful destruction, alteration, and disclosure as well as against any other unlawful processing. All information gathered shall be retained for a period specified in the Records Disposition Schedule. The disposition of these information shall be in the manner provided for by the National Archives of the Philippines (NAP). We keep personal data only for as long as it is necessary and only for the fulfilment of the declared, specified, and legitimate purposes provided above, or when the processing relevant to the purpose has been terminated. After which, personal data shall be disposed or discarded in a secure manner that would prevent further processing, unauthorized access, or disclosure to any other party or the public, or prejudice the interests of the data subjects.

7. Log Data and Links to other website

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, time spent on those pages, and other statistics. Our site may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you access these links to leave our site, please note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any personal information which you provide whilst visiting such site; and such sites are not governed by this Data Privacy Policy.

8. Participation of Data Subjects

You have the right to request for a copy of any personal data we hold about you, and have it corrected if you think it is inaccurate or incomplete. If you wish to request to do so, please reach out to us through our contact information. We will promptly respond to your request and execute the corresponding corrections of any information found to be incorrect or incomplete.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions about our data policy and your personal information, please contact us by mail, registered mail, private courier, or email below:

Office of the Executive Director
Land Transportation Office
East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Telephone numbers: 8921-9077; 8926-9882

For the complete text of the LTO Data Privacy Notice, please refer to the following link: