Renew a document signing certificate

Document signing certificate renewal made easy

Need to renew your DigiCert Document Signing certificate? Follow the steps below to renew your certificate.

STEP 1: Sign into your account

Sign in to CertCentral (or your DigiCert management console).

STEP 2: Fill out the renewal form

Fill out the certificate renewal order form. Note that after you submit the renewal request, DigiCert will perform a quick cross-check verification.


In the sidebar menu, click Certificates > Expiring Certificates. On the Expiring Certificates page, next to the certificate that needs to be renewed, click Renew Now. Note that a certificate does not appear on the Expiring Certificates page until 90 days before it expires.

DigiCert Management Console

On the My Orders tab, click '+' icon next to the certificate you want to renew and then click Renew. Note that the renew option is not available until 90 days before the certificate expires.

STEP 3: DigiCert issues the document signing certificate

Once approved, we send an email to the certificate contact with certificate installation instructions.

STEP 4: Install your renewed certificate

Use the instruction in the email to install and configure the new certificate.

For more information about installing document signing certificates, see our Document Signing Support page.