Steps and Requirements on How to Own a Vehicle in the Philippines

 

1. Obtain a Driver’s License

Check Obtaining a Driver’s License in the Philippines for the requirements

2. Vehicle Registration

Listed below are the requirements for vehicle registration at the Land Transportation Office (LTO)

Requirements for Private Vehicles

1. Sales Invoice of the Motor Vehicle
2. Clearance from the Philippine National Police-Traffic Management Group (PNP-TMG)
3. Insurance Certificate of Cover
4. Motor Vehicle Inspection Report (MVIR)
5. Authenticated Copy of the Dealer’s Report with the Official Receipt (OR) issued by the Assistant Secretary
6. Taxpayer’s Identification Number (TIN)

Requirements for "For Hire/For Rent" Vehicle

1. Confirmation of the Franchise and the copy of the Decision or Order from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)
2. Original copy of Sales Invoice of the Motor Vehicle
3. Clearance from the Philippine National Police-Traffic Management Group (PNP-TMG)
4. Insurance Certificate of Cover
5. Motor Vehicle Inspection Report (MVIR)
6. Authenticated Copy of the Dealer’s Report with the Official Receipt (OR) issued by the Assistant Secretary
7. Taxpayer’s Identification Number (TIN)

Requirements for Rebuilt (Change Chassis) "For Hire" Vehicle

1. Confirmation of the Franchise with the copy of the Decision/Order from the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB)
2. Original Certificate of Registration (CR) and the original latest original Official Receipt (OR) of payment
3. Original copy of Sales Invoice of Chassis
4. Plates
5. Affidavit of Change of Chassis
6. Appropriate Insurance Certificate of Cover
7. Clearance from Philippine National Police-Traffic Management Group (PNP-TMG)
8. Motor Vehicle Inspection Report (MVIR)
9. Copy of Dealer’s Report duly authenticated by the Assistant Secretary with Official Receipt (OR)
10. Confirmation of CR/OR (CIR-91-137) if issued by other LTO Agencies
11. Taxpayer’s Identification Number (TIN)