This Public Advisory is issued to provide procedures on the refund of the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) fees collected for the period August 1, 2009 to January 15, 2010 from the motor vehicle (MV) registrants to comply with the Supreme Court's Decision in G.R. No. 190431, dated 31 January 2017.

These procedures shall cover all MV registrants nationwide who paid the RFID fees in compliance with DOTC Circular No. 2009-06, LTO Memorandum Circular Nos.ACL2009-1199 and ACL-2009 -1220. The refund of the RFID fees shall be claimed at the LTO district office where it was collected.

The master list of the RFID payors shall be distributed to the corresponding LTO Regional Offices and District Offices, and shall be posted in a conspicuous place for the reference of the RFID fee claimants.

The RFID fee refund claimant shall duly acco1rtplish the refund request form (Exhibit A), and attach one (1) valid government issued ID (photocopy), in the case of natural persons, or an original and duly notarized Secretary's Certificate, in case of a corporation or juridical person, for identification purposes.

A lawful claimant of the RFID fee shall be refunded the amount of Php 350.00, plus an additional amount of Php 9.00 as interest earned at an average of 0.3262% per annum. The RFID claimant shall be required to duly sign an acknowledgment receipt of the foregoing refund.

The RFID fee shall be available for refund from August 15, 2019 to August 15, 2029.

Assistant Secretary