Your Student Driver’s License can be used for 2 additional months

Student driver’s license validity extension

Is your Driver’s License about to expire this month of July? If yes, then this news is for you. The Land Transportation Office (LTO) is extending the student’s driver’s validity for two months – this means that you may renew your ID until September 30.

Licenses and permits that have expired in May and June 2022, have an extended validity until July 31 and August 31, respectively. 

Not only the driver’s licenses, but the student permits, conductor’s licenses, and medical certificates set to expire in July have now been extended for two months.  

See the LTO Facebook announcement here

Driver’s license validity used to last for 3 years only. The Republic Act 10930 which was signed backed in 2017 amends RA 4136 or the Land Transportation and Traffic Code. The provisions in this RA legalize driver’s licenses for 5 years and allows motorists to apply for a license with up to 10 years worth of validity. Read this article to know everything you need to regarding the 10-year Philippine Driver’s License validity

Be familiar with the roads and regulations on the road, and follow each religiously to avoid any demerits on your license. For transactions in the Land Transportation Office, and for any related concerns, you may visit their Online portal prior to going to their offices near you. 

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