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No Contact Apprehension

NCAP refers to capturing traffic violations without the need of physical apprehension by traffic enforcers. It is implemented 24/7 by the City Government using traffic enforcement cameras and other technology.

NCAP covers traffic violations committed within the City of Manila.

A Notice of Violation will be sent to the address of the registered owner of the vehicle appearing in the LTO database. It will be delivered through a process server of the City, registered mail, and/or private courier.

Payment can be made online, over-the-counter at banks or other accredited payment outlets, or at the Ground Floor, Manila City Hall, Padre Burgos Avenue, Manila City. Visit www.cityofmanila.ph or www.gomanila.com and click on the “How Tos” link, for more details.

Within ten (10) days from receipt of the Notice of Violation.

The City may impose surcharges or interests, and will instruct the LTO to put an alarm on the registration of the vehicle, which will prevent its renewal until full payment of the penalty, fines, and surcharges or interests.

By filing a notarized Complaint to the Manila Traffic Adjudication Board (MTAB) within ten (10) days from receipt of the Notice of Violation. Click here to download a copy of the Complaint Form.

Upon receipt of the Complaint, the MTAB shall notify you of the date and time of the hearing , if necessary. If you fail to appear at the scheduled hearing, the MTAB shall render judgment based on available evidence.

Yes. As the registered owner, you are deemed responsible for any liability arising from traffic violations involving the use of the vehicle but you can seek reimbursement from its actual owner after paying the penalty or fine.

You can identify the actual owner of the vehicle by filing a notarized Complaint and the Deed of Sale to the Manila Traffic Adjudication Board (MTAB) within ten (10) days from receipt of the Notice of Violation. However, if the buyer fails to pay the penalty or fine, you as the registered owner shall be held secondarily liable and the amount shall be demandable upon you. The MTAB shall likewise instruct the LTO to put an alarm on the registration of the vehicle.

You can nominate the driver by filing a notarized Complaint to the Manila Traffic Adjudication Board (MTAB) within ten (10) days from receipt of the Notice of Violation together with the following:

i. Copy of the Notice of Violation;

ii. Copy of the Driver’s License of the alleged driver; and

iii. Notarized Affidavit of the alleged driver, admitting that he/she was driving the vehicle referred to in the Notice of Violation. Click here to download a copy of the form of the Affidavit.

However, if the alleged driver fails to pay the penalty or fine within ten (10) days from the MTAB’s receipt of his/her notarized Affidavit, the registered owner shall be held secondarily liable and the amount shall be demandable upon him/her. The VCTVAC shall likewise instruct the LTO to put an alarm on the registration of the vehicle and/or the Driver’s License of the alleged driver.

Note that the registered owner of a vehicle remains responsible for the consequences of its operation. This includes any liability arising from traffic violations involving the use of the vehicle but the registered owner of the vehicle can seek reimbursement from the driver after paying the penalty or fine.

File the notarized Complaint to the Manila Traffic Adjudication Board (MTAB) within ten (10) days from receipt of the Notice of Violation together with a copy of the Philippine National Police (PNP) or Land Transportation Office (LTO) Report, showing that the vehicle was reported stolen prior to the cited violation.

File the notarized Complaint to the Manila Traffic Adjudication Board (MTAB) within ten (10) days from receipt of the Notice of Violation together with your proof of emergency during cited violation.

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