According to the data of the third quarter of 2020 announced by the Information Technologies and Communication Authority (BTK), the number of e-signatures reached 4 million 496 thousand 13 and the number of mobile signatures reached 667 thousand 877. A total of 5 million 163 thousand 890 electronic certificates were created.
BTK has published its Market Data Report for the third quarter of 2020. The number of e-signatures produced rose to 4 million 496 thousand 13. The number of mobile signatures reached 667 thousand 877. A total of 5 million 163 thousand 890 electronic certificates were created. Compared to the second quarter of 2020, the number of e-signature certificates increased by 3,6 percent and the number of mobile signature certificates increased by 2,7 percent.
More than 5 million e-certificates produced
The number of e-signature certificates, which was 2020 million 4 thousand 339 in the second quarter of 192, increased by 3,6 percent and reached 4 million 496 thousand 13. The number of mobile signatures, which was 2020 thousand 650 in the second quarter of 544, increased by 2,7 percent in the second quarter and reached 667 thousand 877. The total number of certificates produced increased by 3,5 percent compared to the previous quarter and reached 5 million 163 thousand 890.
Citizen used more e-signatures
With COVID-19, companies and individuals moved their signatures to digital due to time, labor and cost advantages. With the e-Government application, where e-signature is used the most, individuals can track university registration, address change notification, retirement transactions, e-passport delivery. GSM line, criminal record, search for military service, tax plate and tax debt, family doctor, e-pulse, retirement transactions MEB exam location and results can be questioned.
Most preferred in banking and contracts in the pandemic
E-signature, which has the same legal validity as wet signature, can be used in all transactions that require wet signature such as bank payment orders in the private sector, dealer network communication, dealer order process, employee service contracts, employee leave and expense forms.