The Land Transportation Office (LTO) warns those owners of Electronic Bike or E-Bike to register their E-Bike to the said government agency. Aside from not yet register it happens also that E-Bike is driven by unlicensed drivers which violate the LTO Code. Francis Almora, Director of LTO’s law enforcement service said also they are concern about the incident may occurs it will not protect the driver.
Driver caught driving E-Bike without proper documents will result to impounding the vehicle, the owners must provide 10,000 pesos if they want to claim their E-Bike and if they caught driving without licensed the owners will not be honor to have a Student Permit license for at least one year.
“Director of LTO’s law enforcement service, “Hindi ka dapat nago-operate kung walang lisensya. Ang presumption, hindi mo alam kasi wala kang training…Ang registration, mandatory requirement iyan para sa insurance.”
Here are the simple steps on how to register your e-bike:
1.Submit the required documents to LTO evaluator for evaluations and fees
- 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.Conduct of e-bike inspection with accomplished MVIR
3.Wait for the call of cashier for the necessary fees and keep the official receipt (OR)
4.Wait again for your name to be called, this time at the Releasing Counter to get your Certificate of Registration (CR) along with your plates, stickers and other requested documents.
LTO branches where E-bikes can be registered: Diliman District Office, Quezon City District Office, Pasay District Office, and Caloocan District Office.