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Renewing DV certificates


Industry standards change: End of 2-year public SSL/TLS certificates

On August 27, 2020, DigiCert stopped issuing public DV, OV, and EV SSL/TLS certificates with a maximum validity greater than 397 days. This change may affect your early certificate renewals.

You can still renew a certificate order as early as 90 days to 1 day before it expires. When you renew, DigiCert transfers as much remaining validity as possible to the renewed certificate without exceeding the new 397-day maximum certificate validity. Any validity that we cannot transfer directly to the certificate is transferred to your order. To learn more, see End of 2-year DV, OV, and EV public SSL/TLS certificates.

Renewing your DV certificate is easy:

  1. Identify the certificate that needs to be renewed.

  2. Create a new CSR. Need help? See See Create a CSR (Certificate Signing Request).

  3. Fill in the certificate's renewal form and submit your renewal request.


DV certificates don't support domain prevalidation. When you renew a DV certificate, you must demonstrate control over the domains on the renewal order.