Have you ever gotten a traffic violation ticket from the MMDA? Officers of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) usually flag down a motorist and issue a physical ticket which lists down their violation and other details. If you ever got wrongfully ticketed, you can now file an appeal to contest the ticket issued.
Who can submit an appeal?
Any motorist who received a traffic violation ticket through physical apprehension may file an appeal. A maximum of five tickets can be contested per complaint form.
However, those who got a ticket through the No Contact Traffic Apprehension Policy (NCAP) will not be entertained through online filing.
What violations usually get a ticket?
According to the MMDA’s online form, these following traffic violations are the ones most often issued:
- Disregarding Traffic Sign (003)
- Obstruction (225)
- Unified Vehicular Volume Reduction Program (number coding scheme) (176)
- Anti-Distracted Driving Act (222)
- Illegal Parking (Unattended) (224)
- Illegal Parking (Attended) (226)
- Overspeeding (229)
- Reckless Driving (004)
- Loading / Unloading in Prohibited Zone (002)
- Truck ban (221)
What are the requirements for submitting an appeal?
You need to prepare photos or scanned copies of the following:
- Driver’s License
- UOVR Ticket
- LTO Certificate of Registration (CR)
- Latest LTO Official Receipt (OR)
- Other pertinent documents (iba pang dokumentong kaugnay sa inyong complaint)
How can you submit an appeal?
You can submit an appeal from Monday to Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. Simply follow these steps:
- Fill out MMDA’s online form and provide the necessary details (e.g. your personal information, car details, incident details, narration of incident).
- Upload photos or scanned copies of the necessary documents required in the form.
- Wait for the MMDA to contact you regarding your appeal.
Anyone who submits wrong or fake documents may be disqualified from filing appeals and may even be charged with perjury.
When can you hear from the MMDA?
According to the MMDA, any appeals filed after 5 PM will be processed the next day. It will take 3 days or less before the MMDA-Traffic Adjudication Division will contact you for the pre-processing of filing your appeal.