According to the data of the third quarter of 2022 announced by the Information Technologies and Communications Authority (BTK), the number of e-signatures reached 6.1 million. The number of mobile signatures exceeded 834 thousand. In total, 6.98 million electronic certificates were created.
BTK has published its Market Data Report for the third quarter of 2022. The number of electronic signatures produced increased to 6 million 144 thousand 361. The number of mobile signatures reached 833 thousand 780. In total, 6 million 978 thousand 141 electronic certificates were created. Compared to the second quarter of 2022, the number of e-signature certificates increased by 3.5 percent. The number of mobile signature certificates increased by 2.6 percent.
From paper culture to digital culture
Emphasizing the importance of e-signature, which makes a paperless life possible and saves energy, time and money, E-GÜVEN General Manager İlker Türkoğlu said, “The steady increase in the number of e-signature and mobile signature certificates is important for awareness. Even though we are fed by a paper-based culture, the advantages of e-signature and mobile signature such as business continuity, speed and savings are important motivations in the speed of transferring business processes to electronic environment. The usage areas of e-signature and mobile signature, which are at the center of e-transformation, are increasing. This naturally reflects on the number of users.” made the statement.
Why do companies prefer it?
Companies that want to reduce their costs and increase the productivity of their employees in and out of the office are accelerating their business processes by incorporating e-signature. In business life; It is used in transactions such as employment, criminal record, change of residence, filing a lawsuit, birth registration, banking, municipal services, passport and subscription. Institutions benefit from the advantages of e-signature in general assembly, board of directors, payroll, invoice, contract, internal approval processes, company establishment processes and financial processes. Also electronic and mobile signature; It is used in many applications such as e-government, e-invoice, Registered Electronic Mail, National Judicial Network Information System, Central Registry System, Electronic Public Procurement Platform, Electronic General Assembly.
Advantages for individuals
As individual use of e-signature; such as e-school, driver’s license, health procedures, e-pulse, e-ID and telecom in the high school period of school life; It is preferred for registration, annual course selection, e-education, e-signed notes, OSYM records, automobile purchase and accident reports, invoices, contracts, notifications, payroll, approval, permission, performance evaluation, SGK and tax returns.