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.

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