This document provides details regarding the information and processes required to obtain a code signing certificate, as well as the instructions to download the certificate once it is issued.
To request a code signing certificate, please make sure your request meets the criteria below.
To request a code signing certificate, please send the information below to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your request is approved based on the information that you provided above, you will receive an email indicating that you have been enrolled for a code signing certificate. The email contains some instructions that you will follow to obtain your code signing certificate (See Below).
NOTE:In the past, all of the major web browsers supported the Key Generation () function, but as of August 2021, the only known combination is Window 10 using the Latest version of Firefox (92.x).
After clicking the validation link, you will be prompted with the following screen where you will generate your private key to be used with your code signing certificate. Please select the key size 4096 or higher if possible, and click the "GENERATE" button.
Once the private key is generated, you will be prompted with the following screen indicating that you have successfully applied for a code signing certificate and will be contacted by email once your certificate is ready.
You will receive the following email indicating that your certificate is ready for download which is accessible by clicking on the specified link.
NOTE: Downloading the certificate can be done in any browser.
Clicking the download link will automatically open your default browser and begin downloading your code signing certificate. You will also be prompted with this message containing some important information.
Your code signing certificate is now ready for you to use. Unfortunately, Server Certificates does not support the process of installing the certificate, this process is up to the user to complete.
NOTE: In the event that any part of these instructions do not work, please use the information on this KB Doc to contact Sectigo directly to complete your Code Signing Certificate Request: SSL Certificate Support