Category Archives: DMV aka DTOP

CESCO, DTOP, DMV allows you to make an appointment online at cesco.turnospr.com to get or renew your driver’s license

CESCO, DTOP, DMV allows you to make an appointment online to get your driver’s license.  This is a step in the right direction, yet still lacking in professionalism.  For example, the Sagrado Corazon location directs people to register online to … Continue reading

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More than 350,000 Puerto Rican drivers have an expired driver’s license, or over 10% of licensed Puerto Rican drivers

One key reason why so many people in PR are driving with an expired driver’s license is the unnecessarily difficult and cumbersome process to comply with the law!  For example, in Puerto Rico, one may not renew a driver’s license … Continue reading

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CESCO Digital app allows you to get your driving record from your cell phone

What a pleasant surprise to see PR finally do something better!  Now If only they could fix the unnecessary bureaucracy when you go in person, so you don’t have to waste an entire day waiting in line, going to several … Continue reading

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Bureaucracy is the enemy of growth

Puerto Rico wages are lower that the lowest state, Mississippi.  An argument can be made that Puerto Rican wages are TOO HIGH, based on the low productivity and inefficiencies in conducting business with the government in PR. https://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/bureaucracyistheenemyofgrowth-2525937 Bureaucracy is … Continue reading

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Dealing with Puerto Rico government agencies, needless inefficiency, time wasted, outdated information, DMV, DTOP, CESCO

A reader reports on a recent horrible experience in attempting to renew their car registration.   We would like to emphasize that this person made an extreme effort to comply with the law, but ran into numerous roadblocks. Person received a … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Driver’s License: How to renew it online. As of this date, YOU CANNOT

As of January 2020, this has still not been implemented, even though first claimed available in the news on December 21, 2016.  No word on why not.  Then again, as the marketing slogan goes, “Puerto Rico does it better.”  Right? … Continue reading

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Getting a Driver’s License in Puerto Rico, How To, DMV, DTOP

See also the separate page for DMV DTOP locations with a handy map. When you need to buy a new or used car, read these 2 links to learn how to avoid being ripped off by the dealers, and save … Continue reading

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