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Filipinos abroad are allowed to renew their expired Philippine driver’s license through a representative pursuant to Land Transportation Office (LTO) Administrative Order No. RIB-2007-011 Series of 2007.

The following documents must be presented by the authorized representative of the applicant to the appropriate LTO in the Philippines:

  1. Photocopy of driver’s license and driver’s license receipt (if available);
  2. Photocopy of the Philippine passport (first page, visa page and departure from the Philippines and last arrival overseas); and
  3. Signed letter from the licensee to the LTO requesting the renewal, and authorizing a representative to renew the license on his / her behalf. This letter must be authenticated by the Philippine Embassy.

Applicants within the National Capital Region (NCR) or Metro Manila may apply for renewal at the License Section of the Central Office of the LTO in Quezon City. Representatives who are outside of NCR may apply at the field office of their choice.

Only an Official Receipt will be issued by the LTO to those who apply for extensions of their driver’s license through a representative. A new ID-card can only be issued upon the arrival of the applicant at the LTO in the Philippines and compliance with all requirements for license renewal, including the biometrics capture, medical, vision and drug tests.

Fees:

For Non-Professional/Professional Driver’s License – P 350.00

Penalties:

Non-Prof/Prof (1 year) – P 75.00
Non-Prof/Prof (2 years) – P150.00
Non-Prof/Prof (more than 2 years) – P225.00

For comments or clarifications, please email the LTO at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .