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How do I apply for an SSL Certificate?

2018-05-30 15:04

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: Access your Products/Services. Learn How

Step 2: Click on the SSL Cert that you purchased

Step 3: In the Product Details page click Generate Now.

Step 4: Submit your certificate application.

  • In the Configure SSL Page, under Select Your Web Server select cPanel/WHM.
  • Enter your CSR, under Input Your CSR: . (If you don't know what a CSR is, instructions to generate a CSR can be found here)
  • Scroll down and check through your Technical Contact Information and Administrative Contact Information are correct
  • Once you have verified the contact infos, click Click to Continue.


On the next page, a list of approved email addresses will be displayed. Select one and click on Send application to Certificate Authority.


Once done, you should soon receive a verification email from the Certificate Authority. Follow the instructions in the email to get your SSL Certificate issued.


  • 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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