How do I apply for an SSL Certificate?

After you purchase an SSL Certificate order, you will need to first complete a verification process with the Certificate Authority in order to get your final Certificate. Follow the steps below to apply for your certificate.

Apply for an SSL Certificate

Step 1: Log in to your control panel. Learn how

Step 2: Navigate to the Order Information view.

Type the Domain Name of the order in the search field on the homepage, select Order from the drop down and click on Search.

Step 3: Submit your certificate application.

In the Order Information view, navigate to the SSL Certificate section and click on Issue certificate.

Enter your CSR and click on Next. (If you don't know what a CSR is, instructions to generate a CSR can be found here)



On the next page, select a verification method and proceed with the verification. Follow the steps mentioned to complete the verification. Learn more about verification methods. 

Verification Methods



If you have not recevied any mail, follow any one of the alternate methods listed here to complete the verification.


  • Ensure that Privacy Protection is disabled for the Domain Name.
  • An SSL Certificate will not be issued to a national or resident of the following countries:
    • Afghanistan
    • Belarus
    • Côte d'Ivoire
    • Eritrea
    • Guinea
    • Iraq
    • Liberia
    • Myanmar
    • Rwanda
    • Sierra Leone
    • South Sudan
    • Zimbabwe
    • Iran
    • Sudan
    • North Korea
    • Syria
    • or any other country where such use is prohibited under United States export regulations.
  • An SSL Certificate will also not be issued to anyone on the United States Treasury Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the United States Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders.


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