SIRB or Seaman's Book

How to Apply for Seaman’s Book: 2024 Guide

The Seaman’s Identification Record Book (SIRB), popularly known as the Seaman’s Book, is a major requirement for all aspiring seafarers before they can be considered eligible to work on shipping vessels. Instead of a visa or a passport, you need the Seaman’s Book before going onboard a ship or vessel. The sole agency that issues the Seaman’s Book is the Maritime Industry Authority, or MARINA. …

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LTO Portal Registration Guide: How to Register in LTMS Portal

Have you ever been to an LTO office and felt frustrated by the long lines and tedious paperwork? I know I have. That’s why I was pleasantly surprised when I learned that the Land Transportation Office (LTO) has launched a new online system that makes applying for and renewing driver’s licenses, student permits, and vehicle registrations much easier and faster. The new system is called …

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How to Apply for LTO Student License: 2024 Guide

Most countries, if not all, require you to have a license to drive a vehicle on public roads. Before you can get a driver’s license in the Philippines, you have to go to the Land Transportation Office (LTO) and ask for a student permit. An LTO student permit, which is also called a student license, is a legal document that lets the holder drive a …

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How to Get A Barangay Clearance: 2024 Updated Guide

Many people lack valid IDs, and having a barangay clearance is the simplest way to establish identity. It is a document that includes a person’s name, address, thumbprint, and signature. It also includes the date it was issued and the specific reason for which it was issued. The barangay secretary issues a barangay clearance, which is signed by the barangay captain and sealed with the …

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How to Transfer Ownership of Motorcycle in LTO: 2024 Guide

If you purchase a used or repossessed motorcycle from a dealer, you should update the ownership records with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) as soon as possible. In the Philippines, you can drive a motorcycle that isn’t in your name. However, LTO has warned that those who ride motorcycles that are not registered in their name may be required to show proof that they are …

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How to Renew your Motorcycle LTO Registration in 2024

If you own a motorcycle in the Philippines, you should know how to renew your registration. This is an essential step that you need to do every year. For first-timers, this may seem like a daunting task, but it is actually quite simple if you have all the necessary documents. However, you should be prepared to spend a lot of time on this process, as it may take up your whole day or even longer. To make your motorcycle registration renewal in 2024 easier and faster, we have prepared this guide for you.

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