Good News: Data Controllers’ Registry (VERBIS) Deadline Extended to 30.09.2020!
Written By Oktay Şener | 25 June 2020

Pursuant to a fresh decision of Data Protection Authority, Data Controllers’ Registry (VERBIS) obligation has been extended 3 more months, from its extended deadline of 30.06.2020, to a new deadline of 30.09.2020.

Data Protection Authority published its decision numbered 2020/482 and dated 23 June 2020 allowing data controllers (i) with an annual number of employees more than 50 or an annual financial turnover more than TL 25 million (ii) located in Turkey or located out of Turkey while collecting/processing personal data in Turkey to complete their Data Controllers’ Registry (VERBIS) registration requirement until 30.09.2020.

Please find below the registration dates announced by the Data Protection Authority's for other related parties.

PARTIES

DEADLINE

Data controllers with an annual number of employees less than 50 or an annual financial turnover less than TL 25 million- but whose main activity is processing special categories of personal data.

31.03.2021

State institutions and organizations

31.03.2021

The relevant decision has not been published in the Official Gazette yet, however released on the official website of Data Protection Authority as of today.  We would recommend using the extended deadline as an opportunity to complete preparations in a timely manner rather than as a snooze button for procrastination. 

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