Online Portal for Registration of Information Officers
The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) requires every responsible party (i.e. a public or private body that determines the purpose of and means for the processing of personal information) to appoint and register an Information Officer.
On 1 September 2022, the Information Regulator announced that the long-awaited online portal is now live on its website and can be accessed at:
Further information and additional resources are also available on the Information Regulator’s website, which includes a User Manual containing a step-by-step guide on how to use the registration portal, as well as frequently asked questions and answers.