How to: Test your bike at a PMVIC image
How to: Test your bike at a PMVIC

We share what to prepare on your motorcycle before testing as well as the test proper itself.

LTO: PMVIC inspection still optional image
LTO: PMVIC inspection still optional

LTO chief Edgar Galvante reiterates that vehicle inspection at PMVICs is still optional. Motorists may have their vehicles inspected at LTO offices and emissions tested at PETCs if desired.

DOTr puts mandatory PMVIC testing on hold again image
DOTr puts mandatory PMVIC testing on hold again

Citing the many complaints of motorists and the few operating PMVICs, the DOTr again orders temporary suspension of mandatory PMVIC testing.

LTO extends validity of registration and licenses image
LTO extends validity of registration and licenses

LTO extends the window to renew without penalty any vehicle registration, student permits, or driver’s licenses that had expired during the recent ECQ.

These are the PMVICs and the LTO offices that accept them image
These are the PMVICs and the LTO offices that accept them

How will you know which PMVIC is within your LTO office's area of responsibility? We finally got a hold of the list.

LTO: Vehicle inspection ‘mandatory’ where PMVICs are operating image
LTO: Vehicle inspection ‘mandatory’ where PMVICs are operating

New LTO memo now requires inspection by PMVICs if they are operating within the area of an LTO office.

DOTr responds to Sen Recto's 'roused from the dead' comments on PMVIC image
DOTr responds to Sen Recto's 'roused from the dead' comments on PMVIC

When asked why the PMVIC was "roused from the dead," the DOTr says that "ensuring the roadworthiness of vehicles cannot be postponed."

Senator asks why PMVIC was ‘roused from the dead’ image
Senator asks why PMVIC was ‘roused from the dead’

Senator Ralph Recto is not happy with the new PMVIC inspection required by LTO in areas where one is already operating.

You can't 'change venue' to skip PMVIC requirement image
You can't 'change venue' to skip PMVIC requirement

Some LTO branches will ask for proof behind 'change venue' when renewing vehicle registration.

LTO: Test at a PMVIC in the same area as registration image
LTO: Test at a PMVIC in the same area as registration

PMVIC results must come from centers within an LTO district office's area of responsibility.