Transport Services (TS) is the department that caters transportation needs of IRRI employees. From Fleet management, to dispatching, to motor vehicle repairs and administrative services. TS also follows a comprehensive program for vehicle registration, driver's’ training and licensing, and motor vehicle safety. Issuance of IRRI Driving Permit is also one of the services offered by the TS.
The TS is divided into two sections: the Motor Vehicle Repair Shop (MVRS) and the Dispatching Section (DS). MVRS handles repair and preventive maintenance of all Institute vehicles. DS is responsible for trip scheduling, fleet monitoring, vehicle registration, accident claim processing, assistance in the renewal of a Philippine driver’s license, issuance of IRRI driving permits, vehicle rentals as well as the issuance of replacement vehicles. Dispatching Section operates on a 24/7 schedule including holidays.