The Land Transportation Office (LTO) and SM recently signed a memorandum of agreement to bring Drivers’ license renewal closer, easier and more convenient to the public at SM City North EDSA.
This partnership gives mallgoers the opportunity to have their licensed processed while shopping, having fun, and doing their other errands in their favorite SM Malls.
The partnership allows LTO to set up and operate Driver’s License Renewal Centers (DLRC) at selected malls such as:
- SM City North EDSA
- SM City Pampanga
- SM City Manila
- SM City Cebu
- SM Southmall
- SM Mall of Asia
- SM City San Jose Del Monte
- SM City Davao
- SM Seaside City Cebu and
- SM City Cabanatuan
DLRCs are open from Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 9pm (excluding legal holidays, special non-working days and work suspensions declared by the government).
LTO Chief Asec. Edgar Galvante (3rd from left) graced the MOA signing together with LTO Executive Director Atty. Romeo Vera Cruz, LTO-NCR Regional Director Atty. Clarence Guinto, SM Supermalls President Annie Garcia (4th from left), SM Mart, Inc. Executive Vice President Ricky Lim (2nd from left) and Vice President for Business Center Operations Dennis Yaw.
DLRC SM City North EDSA is located at the Government Service Express at The Annex.
The Government Service Center at SM City North EDSA is a one-stop venue for various government service counters such as Philippine Postal Corporation, PhilHealth, SSS, GSIS, and Pag-IBIG.
Aside from the Government Express Business, SM also has SM Business Centers and SM Bills Payment Counters that accepts payments for license renewal, and will serve as an alternate receiving and payment counters to augment the LTO central office; accepting cash payments from LTO clients with Order of Payment forms from 10:00am to 7:00pm every day.
>SM Business Centers offer PSA (formerly NSO) applications for birth, marriage, and death certificates; PRC renewals of professional licenses; DTI consumer welfare services and renewal of business name; and Ombudsman Clearance applications.
>Meanwhile, SM Bills Payment counters located in The SM Store, SM Supermarket, SM Hypermarket and Savemore, accept payments for contributions and/or loans for the Social Security System, Pag-IBIG, PhilHealth and National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation and Armed Forces & Police Mutual Benefit Association, Inc. (AFPMBAI); and payment of fines for tickets issued by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).
The LTO Driver’s License Renewal Center (DLRC) is one of the many services SM extends beyond shopping to its customers.