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How to reissue an SSL Certificate?

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

How to reissue an SSL Certificate? (Except CPAC and Code Signing)

We allow you to reissue your SSL Certificate for various reasons, including Multi-Year SSL Subscriptions.

But also, you need to reissue your SSL if you:

  • want to change your domain name,
  • want to change your company name,
  • want to change your CSR,
  • use a new CSR,
  • lost your Private Key, etc.

Domain Validation SSL Certificates

You can reissue your SSL Certificate from your SSL Dragon account by following the next steps:

  1. Log into your SSL Dragon account;
  2. Go to SSL Certificates” -> “My SSL Certificates“;
  3. You will see the list of products that you bought from SSL Dragon. Click on the SSL Certificate which you would like/need to reissue;
  4. Click on the “Reissue” button in the Actions section;
  5. Reconfigure your SSL Certificate – select the Server Type and CSR. As a part of the reconfiguration, your existing CSR code is auto-pasted, in case you need another CSR, please replace it;
  6. For Multi-Domain SSL –  The existing SANs are auto-pasted in the SANs field, if you need to change a SAN or add a new one – please update the SAN list;
  7. After reconfiguring your SSL Certificate, you will have to pass the Domain Validation again.

For Domain Validation SSL Certificates, your SSL Certificate will be reissued after you pass the domain validation successfully.

Business Validation SSL Certificates

To reissue a Business Validation SSL Certificate, you have to go through the same reconfiguration and domain validation process as described under the “Domain Validation” section above. After that, you have to pass the entire Business Validation process again, so the Certificate Authority needs to recheck the legal existence of your domain name, company, and your company’s phone number. You can read how to pass the Business Validation process at this link.

Your BV SSL Certificate will be reissued after you pass the Business Validation process again.

Extended Validation SSL Certificates

To reissue an Extended Validation SSL Certificate, you have to go through the same reconfiguration and domain validation process as described under the “Domain Validation” section above. After that, you have to pass the entire Extended Validation process again, so the Certificate Authority needs to recheck the legal existence of your domain name, company, and your company’s phone number. You can read how to pass the Extended Validation process at this link.

Your EV SSL Certificate will be reissued after you pass the Extended Validation process again.