DOTC awards contract for 5 million Driver’s License Cards to address shortage

The Department of Transportation and Communications has awarded the contract for the supply of 5,000,000 pieces of driver’s license cards to Allcard Plastics Philippines, Inc. DOTC says the project will address current issue on shortage of license cards.

Allcard Plastics got the contract with the lowest bid, among three bidders, of PhP 336.868 million. The project has an approve budget of PhP 450 million.

“We are pleased to report that license cards will soon be available at all LTO offices. We will strive to ensure that the implementation of this project will run smoothly in order to reinstate these basic services provided by the LTO,” said DOTC Secretary Jun Abaya.

The Land Transportation Office will now coordinate with Allcard Plastics for the efficient deployment of the license cards to the various LTO offices nationwide.

Under the contract, Allcard Plastics will deliver the license cards in equal monthly tranches over a one-year period counted from the issuance of the Notice to Proceed (NTP), DOTC said.