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LTO Registration Guide: New Motor Vehicle

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LTO Registration for Locally Assembled Motor Vehicles

This is the procedure according to Land Transportation Office which covers the registration for new motor vehicle. Note that the following procedures below are only effective for new motor vehicle and not existing or old ones. Please also see my LTO website post for more information.

In the process of the registration, however, requirements differ depending on the type of vehicles you want to register. These procedures are for your guidance and is the actual step by step process as stated in the official LTO website.

Procedure of Registration:

  • Proceed to the transaction counters and submit all the required documents to the Evaluator for evaluation and computation of fees.
  • Actual inspection of motor vehicles with duly accomplished MVIR. (This form is available for download here. You can accomplish this form prior to transacting your business at the LTO.)
  • Proceed to the Cashier when your name is called for the necessary fees and obtain an Official Receipt (OR).
  • Proceed to the Releasing Counter when your name is called to obtain the Certificate of Registration (CR), plates, stickers, and other requested documents.

Procedure Source:

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57 Responses to “LTO Registration Guide: New Motor Vehicle”

  • armie says:

    to verify vehicle plate no. zax792

  • Joselito Vallarta says:


    I would like to know if plate number WRE-440 ia already registered?

    Please check and thank you very much,


  • Jess Acuña says:

    I want to buy a vehicle from auction,but the car is use by diplomat there any procedure to registered that vehicle or what should i do to transfer the said vehicle to my name and how much should i pay..



  • ian s. de los santos says:

    pls. check rah617 if renew?

  • eugzam says:

    how to verify a plate# thro a txt?

  • reny says:

    to verify plate no. DAB 539

  • ronald patino says:


    can i have all the information on how to register all kind of land transportation? because i really need all those things for our final project…. please reply asap on my email add..… thank you very much and God bless….

    sincerly yours,
    ronald patino

  • John says:

    Hi, May I ask if an assembled motorvehicle(surplus) in bulacan(all documents obtained points to bulacan like the vendor of the surplus machine and chassis). is it possible that this motor vehicle be registered in tawi-tawi without it ever being brought to tawi-tawi for inspection? it is a very delapedated motor vehicle and obviously will not pass the MVIR procedure anywhere in LUZON, VISAYAS and MINDANAW except TAWITAWI. Is this really possible in TAWI-TAWI?

  • marcial ebuenga says:

    sir naforward na po ba ninyo ang data takeon ko sa office sa LTO Las Piñas

  • marjury jacila says:

    hello sir / mam

    virifie ko lang po itong plate no# po na ito kung update pa po ang rigestrition po DSK 298 4*4 JEEP ito email add ko jerryjacila@yahoo,com
    thak you po

  • Benigno G, Bautista Jr. says:

    Tanung ko lang po kung ang private na tricyle ko registered w/ sidecar, ay pwedeng gamitin ng single ung motorcycle ???
    Pls reply. Thank you

  • emil c. custodio says:

    what is the procedure in getting the certificate of registration (cr).-my mortgage has been released and it has already been annotated by the register of deeds

  • alejandro sañado says:

    magkano ba talaga ang binabayaran sa pagregister ng motor?

  • grace says:

    i want to know if the registration of plate no zau 607 is updated and who is the registered owner of this. thanks

  • Enrico C Capoon says:

    Dear LTO,

    I am from Brgy. Tabangao Ambulong, Batangas City, and providing security services in Malampaya On-shore Gas Plant. We have a company owned vehicle, a 2007 Ford Everest, it was acquired year of 2007, and its vehicle registration will expire on January 2011. How much the total amount when applying for new registration?


    G4s Vallum

  • rey says:


    is it possible to personally upload our new license plate online?

  • andy dela cruz says:

    sir,/ madam
    i would like to ask about my car registration was regs last year at palawan puerto,pricesa. and we now we live here in quezon city but thesticker/ sticker nos. of my registration was could’nt claim. now we going to regs my vehicle here in manila the lto said that we going back to palawan to get the c opy of said sticker. were to busy and to expensive to go back ion palawan to get the copy of sticker . kindly help us about that problem? tnx

  • Arsenio P. Raval says:

    pls. kindly verify the Plate# LMJ 721 cause i bought sportage at Cagayan de Oro City w/ Plate# LMJ 721 and then when i renew the LTO last January 2011 it show in the Computer thru Engine# and Chasis# that the Original Plate# is LMD 524. Pls. us to locate the exact Plate# of my Car i bought. tnx you for your kind consideration of my problem

  • anne says:

    how can we know where and to whom mitsubishi delica w/plate # xcg 456 was registered,thanks

    • Philippines Review says:

      Sa LTO lamang po pero depende yata (i’m not sure) sa purpose nyo. Baka may kaso ito, dapat lumapit muna kayo sa authorities para ma-allow kayo malaman ang plate number ng sasakyan na yan kung kanino naka register.

  • erwin says:

    please guide me accordingly… natikitan po ako last april 19 for expired registration. may ending plate number is 4 and the second digit is 5. sabi nila supposively on the 2nd week ang registration but until april 19 hindi pa po ako nakakapagparehistro. tama lang po ba na natikitan ako for expired registration kahit april pa lang po? paki-email na lang po sa, urgent lang po ung info na kailangan ko. tnx

  • monserrat says:

    What are the requirements if I need another CR because we cant find the original CR?

  • Rommel Madariaga says:

    I lost my OR and CR due to theft. Kakabili ko lang nang sasakyan and kakaregister ko rin sa Laoag City office and kakatransfer ko lang sa pangalan ko. Nawala pareho and OR and C

  • Rommel Madariaga says:

    I lost my OR and CR due to theft. Kakabili ko lang ang sasakyan and kakaregister ko lang din sa Laoag City office and kakatransfer ko lang sa pangalan ko ang sasakyan ko. Nawala ang OR at CR. How can i get new copies of them?

  • eulogio carman jr says:

    How long is the processing of registration confirmation? isang buwan nang nakapila sa LTO tagbilran ang mga papers ko.

  • mike says:

    dear LTO,

    im from visayas iloilo area,tanong ko lang po if anu proces mg pa change color nang motor?
    bgong kuha palang and wla pa sakin yong orig na OR&CR pwd ko na po bang pa change color yun?at magkano po yon?and ano yung mga requirmnts?
    e-mail ko po is
    wla po kase akong idea and baka ma loko po ako..

    salamat po!

  • mike says:

    and add ko lng po dapat po ba proces muna befor mg change nang color,or ok lng if na change mu na yung kulay?

  • Richard Romero says:

    I’m about to register my old car the previous week but during emission
    testing, they can’t proceed. There’s an error when entering my car’s
    year model. They said I must update it first with LTO then go back
    again to the emission center. When I went to LTO, Kawit they said
    I must update it in Quezon City where it was originally registered.
    Is this correct? I’m from Kawit, Cavite

    Pls help! Thanks in advance.



    Verify ko lang po if this plate no. TNN 830 is clean? i mean wala kaso or whatsoever…
    thanks…. and more power

  • khim sibal says:

    hi po pakiverify lang po ung nbili kung motor kung walang problema s lto plate number RC 4998

  • gerald quinones says:

    tanong ko lng sana.. my plan ako bumili ng vw na expired daw ung registration for 2 to 5 years yata.. mgkano ba magagastos ko kung bilhin ko at eparenew ko and vw. mgkano ang penalty or pwd ko bang epabago ang registration ng sasakyan? help pls.. needed soon,,,

  • jandee says:

    pls check naman po status nung plate number na XKL 109,, kung ano na po status nung rehistro,,
    binili po kasi ng beyenan ko sa area po ng paco,, pero 2 months na di pa nya nakukuha sa may-ari yung rehistro,, isa po bang dahian ay yung change engine nya,, from gasoline to diesel?,,, pls lang po paki verify lang po,,
    salamat,, MORE POWER,,

  • jandee says:

    Good day,,,pls check naman po status nung plate number na XKL 109,, kung ano na po status nung rehistro,,
    binili po kasi ng beyenan ko sa area po ng paco,, pero 2 months na di pa nya nakukuha sa may-ari yung rehistro,, isa po bang dahian ay yung change engine nya,, from gasoline to diesel?,,, pls lang po paki verify lang po,,
    salamat,, MORE POWER,,

  • ma. lourdes c. co says:

    3months na po akong naghihintay sa renew wal ng aking vehicle, ano po ba ang status ng registration ko, oo nga po pala kasama na rin doon ang change motor from gasoline to diesel, salamat po….

  • eric says:

    Good day..

    Ask ko lang po kung san branch nakaregistered ang vehicle with plate no.UTK694 & whos the registered owner..Kase po they selling it just want to be sure..

    Thank you po..

  • Rod says:

    Ask ko lang po if need talaga n mag-avail ng insurance bago makapag-register ng motorcycle… ayaw kasi nila irehistro if hindi ka kumuha ngt insurance e mas mahal pa kaysa sa amount ng registration.? pwede po bang mag register kahit walang insurance?

  • PJ De Guzman says:

    help po!!!
    kakabili ko lng po ng nissan cube khapon ng hapon nung pag uwi nmin madaling araw may nakadamot ng phone ko at original na papeles ng auto….
    anu po kailangan ko gawin lahat ng documents nawala or cr custom clearance deed of sale lahat ng importante po sna ma advise nyo ko anu dapat gawin ko. un cube nka register pa sa cagayan anu po kailangan ko gawin???
    nagpablotter na po ako right after napansin ko na nawala
    nagpa affidavit of loss narin po ako
    nagpa police report narin po ako
    nataon po kc na holiday kya d po ako nakahingi advise sa LTO OR HPS

  • Richard says:

    asked ko lang po bakit sa po dito sa Batangas City !! nag pa emission po ako ng
    sa sakayan (ford Ranger) po sabe po nila mali daw po ang recod ng Fuel Type Gas po ang nakalagay dapat po ay Disel pero na check ko sa CR niya Gas Naman po talaga ang nakalagay sa CR

  • ma.rosalie dela cruz says:

    magkano po ba mag pa renew ng plate ng motorcycle

  • Paul C. Mata says:

    I lost the LTO Official Receipt and Certificate of Registration of my Motor Vehicle. How do I secure the replacement copies thereof? Thanks.

  • angelo says:

    ask ko po sana kung sakali nag modify ako ng motorcycle like yung gas tank ko pinalitan ko and nilagay ko sya sa harap n dati ns ilalim ng upuan kse butas butas n dati kong gas tank. tpos gumawa ako bagong plearings kse wl n ko mabilhan plearings kse pace out n yung model ng motor ko 8 years n po kse.
    nid ko ba pa bago n registration nun or nid pa kuha clearance PNP.
    please reply. tnx po

  • Aristotle Atienza says:

    sir bumili po kami ng car isuzu xt crosswind 2012 installment through bank & it has been released nung may 25 all papers are complete but until now we didnt receive yet the plate # of the car, i always follow up the plate # kaya lng sabi ng agent namin ay nakapending p raw s lto kc raw po lahat daw ng papers ay kailangang rebisahin pa ni sen. mar roxas kaya po naddelay ang transactions. sir ask ko lang po kung tama yung explanation sakin nung agent namin? ganun po ba katagal bago makakuha ng plaka ng unit? kc po i almost remember year 2009 one of my friend buy a brand new car (Honda civic) 1 month lang po ay nakuha na nila yung plaka nila kasama na po yung or & cr. bakit po ganoon katagal ang nangyari samen?


    pa check po ng plate number ucj616
    kung wala po kaso at what year last registration



  • Juan Dela Cruz says:

    to whom it may concern there in the LTO

    Maari bang gumawa kayo ng isang option sa site niyu or panibagong site kung saan nakalagay dun lahat ng registered vehicles?? syempre hindi ilalabas yung mga informations bout sa may-ari.. pwedeng may date lang ng last issued.. aside from text messaging

    kung meron mang site paki reply na lang sa comment kasi hindi ko talaga makita..

  • herminigildo b daileg says:

    sir bumili po kmi ng toyota vios noong may 10, 2012 isat kalahating buwan ay dumating ung OR CR nya,ngunit until now po ay ala pa dw ung plate no. ng sasakyan .ako po ay nababahala sapagkat nangako po cla noon na 3wks.lng po ay darating na ito.tinawagan ko na po cla ngunit ang dhilan po nla noong una ay nadelay lng ng hanggang last wk ng june.tumawag po ako uli at sabi nmn po nla ngaun ay naubusan na dw po ng plate no. ang LTO.nais ko lng po malaman kung totoo po ang kanilang paliwanag at ng hindi na po ako nag aalinlangan salamat po…

  • alvin says:

    Hello po, magtatanong lang po, magkano po ang pagpaparegister ng isang second hand na sasakyan na totally wala pang record sa LTO ( secondhand ang sasakyan galing ibang bansa), thanks.

  • rizalyn gamis says:

    just wanna ask, can i sell my motorcycle without the signatory of my husband we are co owner in the cr. . he was not in the philippines

  • John Gagnon says:

    This website is absolutely useless. All I want to know is, what are the requirements to license a vehicle to drive for personal use in the Philippines?? Here in Ontario, Canada, the vehicle must first pass a mechanical worthiness test called a Safety Check done by a licensed mechanic at a certified garage. (cost around $60 if no work needs to be done.). Then if the vehicle is newer than the 1988 model year, it must pass an emissions test. (cost around $40). After you have these certificates, you can take them to your local Service Ontario outlet, with the vehicles ownership papers, bill of sale and proof of insurance. They will then issue you new a ownership in your name, vehicle license plates and a valid sticker good for up to 2 years on your birthday. This will cost you, the HST of 13% on the price of the vehicle, $20 for license plates, $10 for change of ownership, and $76 for your sticker.(For up to 1 year till your Birthday). Is this similar to what happens in the Philippines?

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  • Ysabelle says:

    Good day sir,can an ATV 150cc can be registred?

  • dawn says:

    Just would like to ask with regards to the registration of brand new units. Why is it that it takes how many months before the availability of C.R. & O.R. then in exchanged of C.R. O.R. is a Permit to Travel will do? or do we have new travel rules & regulation for the brand new unit . Main point here is that ” ARE THE BRAND NEW UNITS WHICH ARE NOT YET REGISTERED ARE AUTHORIZE TO TRAVEL ?

    Thank you.

  • bong ordona says:

    pls,verify plate # WH 5880,tnx

  • eleen gemil says:


  • moymoy says:

    hi good day!

    what is the process to correct chassis # since it is different from OR/CR. Only 1 digit (supposedly it is 3 then it becomes 8 in the or and cr

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