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. Winston M. Ginez
Position: Chairman
Tel. Number: 426-2505
Email address: ltfrb.chairman@gmail.com
Division/Office: Office of the Board Member
Name: Engr. Ronaldo F. Corpus
Position: Board Member
Tel. Number: 426-2510
Email address:
Division/Office: Office of the Boar Member
Name: Atty. Roberto P. Cabrera III
Position: OIC-Board Member
Tel. Number: 426-2508
Email address:
Division/Office: Office of The Executive Director
Name: Atty. Roberto Cabrera III
Position: Executive Director
Tel. Number: 925-7194
Email address:
Division/Office: Mgt. Information 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: Mrs. Cynthia G. Angulo
Position: Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2501/426-2485
Email address: @ltfrb.gov.ph
Division/Office: Legal Division
Name: Atty. Gonzalo S. Go Jr.
Position: Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2530
Email address: @ltfrb.gov.ph
Division/Office: Technical Evaluation Division
Name: Mrs. Lilia E. Coloma
Position: OIC-Chief
Tel. Number: 426-2526
Email address: @ltfrb.gov.ph

Regional Directors

Division/Office: LTFRB National Capital Region
Name: Dr. Benito S. Dy-Cezar
Position: Regional Director
Address: East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1100 Philippines
Tel. Number: +632 4925-73-67, +632 929-67-89, +632 929-73-66, +632 926-63-46
Fax : +632 925 7191
Email address:
Division/Office: DOTC-CARAGA
Name: EDGAR CABASE
Position: Director III
Address: Butuan City
Tel. Number: 341-23-80 , 360-20-10 , 360-20-06
Fax :
Email address:
Division/Office: DOTC Cordillera Autonomous Region
Name: CELINA B. CLAVER
Position: Director
Address: DOTC Cordillera Administrative Region, Baguio City
Tel. Number: (074) 444-99-38, (074) 304-24-35
Fax :
Email address:
Division/Office: ARMM
Name: KAISER M. NASILIN
Position: Director
Address: NTC Bldg., ORC Compound, Cotabato City
Tel. Number: (064) 421-17-67
Fax : (064) 421-22-95
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. I
Name: Atty. Glen N. Zaragoza
Position: Regional Director
Address: Government Center, Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union 2500
Tel. Number: (072) 700-50-39, 700-41-97, 888-43-56
Fax : (072) 700-44-54
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office NO.II
Name: Mr. RODOLFO B. JAUCIAN
Position: Regional Director
Address: CARIG Regional Center, Tuguegarao, Cagayan 3500
Tel. Number: (078) 304-79-05, 304-14-39
Fax : (078) 304-30-90
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. III
Name: ATTY. ZONA RUSSET TAMAYO
Position: OIC-Regional Director
Address: Government Center, Maimpis San Fernando Pampanga 2000
Tel. Number: (045) 961-7046
Fax : (045) 961-3565
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. IV
Name: ATTY. ROBERT D. PEIG
Position: Regional Director
Address: Saturnland Bldg., Fiesta World Mall Marawoy, Lipa City 4217Reg. 4
Tel. Number: (043) 756-1520
Fax : (043)756-2334
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office NO.V
Name: Mr. ROEl V. AlSISTO
Position: Regional Director
Address: Regional Center, Rawis Legazpi City 4500
Tel. Number: (052) 482-1500, 82-15-15
Fax :
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. VI
Name: Mr. Romulo V. Bernardes
Position: Regional Director
Address: VI Quintin Salas, Jaro, Iloilo 5000
Tel. Number: (033) 329-4385
Fax : (033) 320-5849
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB REGIONAL OFFICE NO.VII
Name: Mr. AHMED G. CUIZON, CSEE
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)
Fax :
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. VIII
Name: Atty. Arthur L. Saipudin
Position: Regional Director
Address: ipa Hut Compound, Jones St.,Tacloban City 6500
Tel. Number: (053) 325-7853
Fax :
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. IX
Name: Atty.Abdulgafar A. Mohammad
Position: Regional Director
Address: A. Macrohon Bldg., Baliwasan Chico Zamboanga City 7000
Tel. Number: (062) 991-7889
Fax : (062) 991-4130
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. X
Name: Mr. Mandangan P. Darimbang
Position: Regional Director
Address: VII Yap Bldg., Hernan Cortez St.,Manduae City, Cebu 6014
Tel. Number: (032) 231-7466
Fax : (032) 232-6074
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. XI
Name: Mr. BENJAMIN A. GO
Position: Regional Director
Address: Balusong Ave., McArthur Hi-way Matina, Davao City 8000
Tel. Number: (082) 297-018
Fax : 82) 297-2525
Email address:
Division/Office: LTFRB Regional Office No. XII
Name: Atty. ABDULGAFAR A. MOHAMMAD
Position: Officer-i n-Charge
Address: ARMM Compound (bet. NFA & NEDA Offices) Cotabato City 9600
Tel. Number: (064) 90-13-87
Fax : (064) 390-13-88
Email address: