Notifying the Information Commissioner
If your business processes information about living individuals it may be necessary to notify the Information Commissioner.
Notification is a legal requirement for some companies. It's the process of telling the Information Commissioner:
which types of information you process
why and how you process it
Notification carries an annual fee of £35.00. If you are not legally required to notify you may choose to notify voluntarily.
By answering a series of yes/no questions, this interactive tool will help you understand the legal obligations if your business acquires, stores and processes personal information. At the end you'll get the following:
an indication of whether your business needs to notify the Information Commissioner
links to additional guidance and the Information Commissioner's online registration page
This tool should take no more than 15 minutes to complete.
This tool is not a substitute for professional advice.
Subjects covered in this guide
Information Commissioner's Office Notification Line
01625 545 740