Summary

[Basahin sa Filipino]

A driver’s license is an official document authorizing an individual to drive a motorized vehicle in the Philippines. The Land Transportation Office issues three types of driver’s licenses: student permit, non-professional driver’s license, and professional driver’s license.

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How to apply for a student permit

A student permit is an official document authorizing a person to operate a motorized vehicle in the presence of a duly licensed driver.

How to apply for a non-professional license

A non-professional driver’s license is an official document authorizing a person to operate private vehicles in a private capacity, not for the purpose of earning compensation.

How to apply for a professional license

A professional driver’s license is an official document authorizing a person to operate a private or public-utility vehicle for the purpose of earning compensation (e.g., operating a public utility jeep, or getting a job as a chauffeur).

How to apply for a conductor’s license

A conductor’s permit is an official document authorizing a person to assist the driver of a public utility vehicle in order to ensure the safety of its passengers and/or cargo.

List of restrictions and conditions

Upon applying for a driver’s license, restriction codes are assigned depending on the type of motorized vehicle the applicant owns / intends to operate.