In order to register your DPO with the Information Commissioner's Office, you will need to send an email directly to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Add a DPO’ and include:
- the registration number of your organisation;
- whether you required to provide the details of your DPO, or if you are doing so voluntarily; and
- the name, address, phone number and/or email address of your DPO if they are an individual (eg a member of staff or a member of your organisation);or
- the name, address, phone number and/or email address of the external organisation that will be carrying out the DPO duties on your behalf.
The ICO will then publish details of all controllers who pay the data protection fee on the data protection register, which is available on their website. Please state clearly within your email whether or not you wish to publish the name of your DPO if they are an individual.
If you are unsure or would like further information please read ICO's guidance on Data Protection Officers.