Historical Background

The regulatory land transportation dates back to the early 1900s. The LTFRB therefore, is a product of a series of transformations. The evolutionary progression runs as thus:

  • Coastwise Rate Commission - November 17, 1902
  • Supervising Railway Expert - June 29, 1906
  • Board of Public Utility Commissioners - December 19, 1913
  • Public Utilities Commission - March 9, 1917
  • Public Service Commission - 1926
  • Specialized Regulatory Boards - 1972
  • Board of Transportation - 1979
  • Land Transportation Commission (BOT & BLT) - 1985
  • Land Transportation Franchising & Regulatory Board - 1987

Our Vision

World-class land transportation services contributing to the over-all development of the country, improvement of the socio-economic status of its stakeholders, and promotion of the welfare of the general public.

Our Mission

Ensure that the commuting public has adequate, safe, convenient, environment-friendly and dependable public land transportation services at reasonable rates through the implementation of land-based transportation policies, programs, and projects responsive to an investment-led and demand-driven industry.

Our Mandate

To promulgate, administer, enforce, and monitor compliance of policies, laws, and regulations of public land transportation services.

LTFRB Functions

Powers and Functions of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board.

The Board shall have the following powers and functions:

  1. To prescribe and regulate routes of service, economically viable capacities and zones or areas of operation of public land transportation services provided by motorized vehicles in accordance with the public land transportation development plans and programs approved by the Department of Transportation and Communications;
  2. To issue, amend, revise, suspend or cancel Certificates of Public Convenience or permits authorizing the operation of public land transportation services provided by motorized vehicles, and to prescribe the appropriate terms and conditions therefore;
  3. To determine, prescribe and approve and periodically review and adjust, reasonable fares, rates and other related charges, relative to the operation of public land transportation services provided by motorized vehicles;
  4. To issue preliminary or permanent injunction, whether prohibitory or mandatory, in all cases in which it has jurisdiction, and in which cases the pertinent provisions of the Rules of Court shall apply;
  5. To punish for contempt of the Board, both direct and indirect, in accordance with the pertinent provisions of, and the penalties prescribed by, the Rules of Court;
  6. To issue subpoena and subpoena duces tecum and summon witnesses to appear in any proceedings of the Board, to administer oaths and affirmations;
  7. To conduct investigations and hearings of complaints for violation of the public service laws on land transportation and of the Board's rules and regulations, orders, decisions and/or rulings and to impose fines and/or penalties for such violations;
  8. To review motu proprio the decisions/actions of the Regional Franchising and Regulatory Office herein created;
  9. To promulgate rules and regulations governing proceedings before the Board and the Regional Franchising and Regulatory Office: Provided, That except with respect to paragraphs d, e, f and g hereof, the rules of procedure and evidence prevailing in the courts of laws should not be controlling and it is the spirit and intention of said rules that the Board and the Regional Franchising and Regulatory Offices shall use every and all reasonable means to ascertain facts in its case speedily and objectively and without regard to technicalities of law and procedures, all in the interest of due process;
  10. To fix, impose and collect, and periodically review and adjust, reasonable fees and other related charges for services rendered;
  11. To formulate, promulgate, administer, implement and enforce rules and regulations on land transportation public utilities, standards of measurements and/or design, and rules and regulations requiring operators of any public land transportation service to equip, install and provide in their utilities and in their stations such devices, equipment facilities and operating procedures and techniques as may promote safety, protection, comfort and convenience to persons and property in their charges as well as the safety of persons and property within their areas of operations;
  12. To coordinate and cooperate with other government agencies and entities concerned with any aspect involving public land transportation services with the end in view of effecting continuing improvement of such services; and
  13. To perform such other functions and duties as may be provided?? by law, or as may be necessary, or proper or incidental to the purposes and objectives of this Executive Order.

Board Officials & Division Chiefs

Division/Office: Office of the Chairman
Name: Atty. Martin B. Delgra III
Position: Chairman
Tel. Number: 426-2505
Email address: chairman@ltfrb.gov.ph
Division/Office: Board Member
Name: Engr. Ronaldo F. Corpus
Position: Board Member
Tel. Number: 426-2510
Email address:
Division/Office: Board Member
Name: Atty. Aileen Lourdes A.Lizada
Position: Board Member
Tel. Number: 426-2508
Email address:
Division/Office: Information Systems Management Division
Name: Mrs. Nida P. Quibic
Position: Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2513/426-2491
Email address: nida.quibic@ltfrb.gov.ph
Division/Office: Finance Division
Name: Mrs. Benita E. De Guzman
Position: Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2496
Email address: bdeguzman@ltfrb.gov.ph
Division/Office: Administrative Division
Name: Ms. Marilou Mea
Position: Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2501/426-2485
Email address: @ltfrb.gov.ph
Division/Office: Technical Division
Name: Mr. JOEL de JESUS BOLANO
Position: Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2526
Email address: jbolano1968@gmail.com
Division/Office: Legal Division
Name: Atty.Carl Sha Jemimah F.Marbella
Position: OIC-Legal Department
Tel. Number: 426-2526
Email address:

Regional Directors

Division/Office: LTFRB NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
Name: ATTY. ZONA RUSSET TAMAYO
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION 2nd Floor MacDouton Bldg. 768 EDSA corner East Ave., Diliman, Q.C.
Tel. Number: (045) 925-7366
Fax : (045) 926-63-46
Email address: zonatamayo@yahoo.com, amyldelacruz5861@gamil.com (Ms. Amelia Dela Cruz-CTDO), ltfrb_ncr@yahoo.com
Division/Office: DOTr - CARAGA
Name: MR. ALEXANADER P. MAMA-O
Position: Regional Director
Address: DOTC Cordillera Administrative Region, 2nd Floor Post Office Bldg, Post Office Loop, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
Tel. Number: (085) 341-23-80 , 360-20-10 , 360-20-06, mOBILE: 0921-349-2139/0998-983-9954
Fax : (085) 816-02-30
Email address: dotc13caraga@yahoo.com.ph, kimboy59000@yahoo.com (Mr.Darapa), dotc13caraga@yahoo.com.ph,
Division/Office: DOTr - CAR
Name: ATTY. JOSE EDUARDO L. NATIVIDAD
Position: Director
Address: DOTC Cordillera Administrative Region, 2nd Floor Post Office Bldg, Post Office Loop, Upper Session Road, Baguio City
Tel. Number: (074) 423-16-62, 423-16-67, 304-31-75. Mobile : 0908-981-8741,0908-177-8499
Fax : (074) 444-9938, 619-20-73
Email address: dotc_car@yahoo.com
Division/Office: DOTr - ARMM
Name: DIR. PAMA DIMAPANAT
Position: Director
Address: ARMM NTC Bldg. ORC Compound, Cotabato City
Tel. Number: (064) 552-00-55. Mobile : 0915-316-1322
Fax : (064) 552-00-38
Email address: dotcarmm@gmail.com, ltfrbarmm@gmail.com
Division/Office: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 1
Name: ATTY. ANABEL A. MARZAN-NULLAR
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 1 Government Center, Brgy. Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union 2500
Tel. Number: (072) 607-12-47, 700-41-97, 888-43-56, 700-50-39
Fax : (072) 242-51-71,
Email address: ltfrb_ncr@yahoo.com
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office NO.2
Name: ATTY. JINKY A. ZIPAGAN
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 2 CARIG Regional Center, Tuguegarao, Cagayan 3500
Tel. Number: (078) 304-06-98 (ATTY. JINKY), 373-02-60 (MROSE), 304-14-39, 373-00-33, 304-79-05
Fax : (078) 304-30-90 - ROSE
Email address: ltfrb_reg2@yahoo.com.ph, rabunagan@yahoo.com ((Ms. Rosemarie Mehl-AOV))
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 3
Name: ATTY. GLENN N. ZARAGOZA CESO V
Position: Regional Director
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 3 Government Center, Brgy. Sevilla, San Fernando City, Pampanga 2000
Tel. Number: (045) 455-05-50, 0998-866-1860 (DIR. ZARAGOZA)
Fax : (045) 861-44-98
Email address: ltfrbregion3@yahoo.com
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 4
Name: DIR. GUALBERTO N. GUALBERTO
Position: Regional Director
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 4 Saturnland Bldg., Fiesta World Mall Compound Marawoy, Lipa City 4217
Tel. Number: (043) 756-15-20, 0906-438-3941 (DIR.GUALBERTO)
Fax : (043) 756-23-34, 756-30-79
Email address: dir_gualberto@yahoo.com, ltfrbregion4@gmail.com / luzlumbera@yahoo.com (CTDO)
Division/Office: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 5
Name: ATTY. MARY JIL P. CAUREL
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 5 Regional Center, Rawis Legazpi City 45000
Tel. Number: (052) 482-15-15, 741-25-82
Fax : (052) 482-15-00
Email address: ltfrb_ro5@yahoo.com
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 6
Name: ATTY.JOSCET B. ABELLAR
Position: OIC - Regional Director
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO.6 Quintin Salas, Jaro, Iloilo 5000
Tel. Number: (033) 433-55-46
Fax : (033) 329-43-85
Email address: ltfrb.region6@yahoo.com
Division/Office: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO.7
Name: DIR. AHMED G. CUIZON
Position: Regional Director
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 7 J. King Bldg., Jose L Briones St., North Reclamation Area, Cebu City
Tel. Number: (032)- 231-74-66 (Dir), 232-60-74, 231-15-24 (CTDO), 231-99-31 (Admin), 231-62-21 (Legal), 238-3027
Fax : (032)- 231-60-74
Email address: febbielynr@yahoo.com (Ms. Febbie Lyn Romagos)
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 8
Name: ATTY. ARTHUR L. SAIPUDIN
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTRFB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 8 3rd Floor Labartos Bldg., (Motorstar) Maharlika Highway, Palo, Leyte
Tel. Number: (053) 832-44-16. Mobile : 0906-461-8771
Fax :
Email address: ltfrb08@yahoo.com, dbrao20152gmail.com (Mr. Domino Brao-CTDO)
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 9
Name: ENGR. EDDIE P. PUY
Position: OIC-RFRO 9
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 9 City Sports Complex, J.S. Alano St., Pagadian City / 2nd Floor, QNS Building, Veterans Ext., Tumaga, Zamboanga City
Tel. Number: (062) 9981-41-30 (ZAMBO), Mobile : 0936-453-9154
Fax : (062) 992-1464, 955-4009
Email address: ltfrb.r09@gmail.com, ed_puy@yahoo.com (Mr. Eddie Puy-CTDO)
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 10
Name: MR. AMINODEN C. GURO
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 10 Apovel Subdivision, Patatag-Bulua Hi-way Cagayan de Oro City 9000
Tel. Number:
Fax : (032) 880-14-55, 857-56-37
Email address: ltfrb_reg10@yahoo.com, ltfrbregionx@gmail.com
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 11
Name: ATTY. TERESITA D.P. YƑIGUEZ
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 11 Balusong Ave., McArthur Hi-way Matina, Davao City 8000
Tel. Number: (082) 297-01-81
Fax : (82) 880-14-55
Email address: ltfrbdavao@yahoo.com
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. 12
Name: MR. HARON M. NUL
Position: Officer-in-Charge
Address: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO. 12 ARMM Compound (bet.NFA & NEDA Offices), Cotabato City 9600/ JUDUTA CORP. BLDG., Door #5 Gensan Drive, Koronadal City, South Cotabato
Tel. Number: (064) 756-15-20, 552-15-74 (Nasser), 0915-135-8166 (CTDO)
Fax : (064) 552-05-35, KORONADAL
Email address: nashl_1970@yahoo.com (Mr. Nasser Laban-Admin.Officer V)