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Frequently Ask Questions

Things you need to know about the No Contact Apprehension Policy (NCAP) of Valenzuela City

1. What is the No Contact Traffic Apprehension Policy (NCAP)?

The policy pertains to the sending of a Notice of Violation and an Ordinance Violation Receipt (OVR) to the address of the registered owner of vehicle that violates any provision of City Ordinance No. 572 Series of 2019 even without being apprehended by a traffic enforcer.

2. What is its coverage?

The No Contact Apprehension Policy covers all roads and intersections within the jurisdiction of Valenzuela City.

3. How will Valenzuela City send the Notice and Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt?

The Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt will be sent using PhilPost registered mail.

4. How will Valenzuela City know about the records of the vehicle?

Valenzuela City is electronically connected to the Land Transportation Office. Motor vehicle records and Driver’s License Information of violators are retrieved electronically using LTO’s Local Government Unit Integrated Law Enforcement System (LGU-ILES).

5. Where should I pay to settle my violation?

The violator may pay at any UCPB Branch or at Traffic Management Division at the City External Services Office along MacArthur Highway, Baranggay Dalandanan, Valenzuela City.

6. What If I was not the one driving the vehicle?

You may nominate the driver of your vehicle by proceeding to the Traffic Management Division at the City External Services Office along MacArthur Highway, Baranggay Dalandanan, Valenzuela City and showing as evidence the following documents together with the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt:


    a. Objection to Notice of Violation Document which you can download here

    b. Notarized Affidavit of the new owner/driver acknowledging the violation which you can download here

    c. Photocopy of the driver’s license to operate a vehicle

Please take note that the driver has five (5) business days to address the violation. If the driver fails to address the violation within the allotted number of days, the registered owner shall be held secondarily liable and such amount shall be demandable upon him/her.

7.   If I sold the car but the vehicle is still under my name, will I still be penalized for a violation I did not commit?

You may proceed to the Traffic Management Division at the City External Services Office along MacArthur Highway, Baranggay Dalandanan, Valenzuela City and show as evidence the following documents together with the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt:

    a. Objection to Notice of Violation Document which you can download here

    b. Notarized Affidavit of the new owner/driver acknowledging the violation which you can download here

    c. Notarized Deed of Sale of the vehicle

    d. Photocopy of the driver’s license to operate the vehicle

Please take note that the new owner/driver has five (5) business days to address the violation. If the new owner/driver fails to address the violation within the allotted number of days, the registered owner shall be held secondarily liable and such amount shall be demandable upon him/her.

 

8. What if the Vehicle was stolen?

If your vehicle was stolen, you may proceed to the Traffic Management Division at the City External Services Office along MacArthur Highway, Baranggay Dalandanan, Valenzuela City and show as evidence the following documents together with the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt:

    a. Objection to Notice of Violation Document which you can download here

    b. Philippine National Police report that the vehicle was reported stolen

9. What if I gave way to an emergency vehicle

If you committed the violation in order to give way to an emergency vehicle such as an ambulance, fire truck, Police vehicle or the like, you may proceed to the Traffic Management Division at the City External Services Office along MacArthur Highway, Baranggay Dalandanan, Valenzuela City and show as evidence the following documents together with the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt:


    a. Objection to Notice of Violation Document which you can download here

    b. Evidence that there you committed the violation in order to give way to an emergency vehicle.

If you do not have any evidence, the recorded video of the violation will be used.

 

10.   What if the violator refuses to receive the Notice?

Traffic violators who refuse to receive or accept the notice issued to them without any valid reason shall be deemed to have had received it.

Valenzuela City will also send an alarm to the Land Transportation Office for the motor vehicle registration; meaning, the registered owner will not be able to register his or her motor vehicle until penalties and/or fines are fully settled.

Lastly, Valenzuela City will coordinate with the City Fiscal’s office, the Philippine National Police and The National Bureau of Investigation for appropriate actions.

11.   Within how many days should a driver settle his/her violation under this policy?

Payment of fines and penalties shall be made within five (5) business days upon receipt of the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violations Receipt, unless a contest is filed before the Valenzuela City Traffic Adjudication Board, in which case, the fines, as finally adjudicated, if any, shall be paid at the Traffic Management Division of Valenzuela City.   

12. What will happen if I don’t address the violation?

If a registered owner of the vehicle does not address the violation within five (5) business days upon receipt of the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt, Valenzuela City will send an alarm to the Land Transportation Office for the motor vehicle registration; meaning, the violator will not be able to register his or her motor vehicle until penalties and/or fines are fully settled.

Valenzuela City will also coordinate with the City Fiscal’s office, the Philippine National Police, The National Bureau of Investigation for appropriate actions.

13.  If I don’t agree with the violation given to me, how do I contest it?

You may contest the violation by going to the Traffic Management Division of Valenzuela City within five (5) working days upon receipt of the Notice of Violation and Ordinance Violation Receipt. You can download the Objection to Notice of Violation here. Failure to do so within the prescribed period shall be seen as a waiver of such right to contest the violation or present evidence as a defense.

Once the contest has been filed at the Traffic Management Division, you will be scheduled a hearing with the Valenzuela Traffic Adjudication Board (VTAB). Pursuant to Ordinance No. 572 Series of 2019, decisions of the VTAB shall be final and executory.