The Land Transportation Office's (LTO) is impounding unlicensed electronic bicycles (e-bikes) that are often driven by unlicensed drivers.
The announcement came in light of the increasing number of e-bikes that are often sold at lower prices compared to other vehicles.
Here are the requirements and steps in registering light electric vehicles as required by the LTO's AO-2006-01:
1. Complete all of the following requirements:
- commercial invoice of the vehicle from the country of origin
- BOC Certificate of Payment
- Certificate of Stock Reported (CSR)
- sales invoice of MV with sales evaluation from the regional office
- PNP-TMG MV Clearance Certificate
- a duly accomplished and approved Motor Vehicle Inspection Report (MVIR)
- appropriate insurance certificate of cover
- Taxpayer’s Identification Number (TIN)
2. Proceed to the transaction counters and submit all the required documents to the Evaluator for evaluation and computation of fees.
3. Actual inspection of motor vehicles with duly accomplished MVIR. (The form is available for download at the LTO website. You can accomplish this form prior to transacting your business at the LTO.)
4. Proceed to the cashier when your name is called for the necessary fees and obtain an Official Receipt (OR).
5. Proceed to the Releasing Counter when your name is called to obtain the Certificate of Registration (CR), plates, stickers, and other requested documents.
Vehicles can be registered at the following LTO offices: Diliman District Office, Quezon City District Office, Pasay District Office, and Caloocan District Office.