Email a certificate from your CertCentral account

Use these instructions to email a copy of your SSL certificate.

After DigiCert issues your SSL certificate, you can email the certificate to specified email addresses. You can also select the delivery format for the certificate: attachment, plaintext, or download link.

  1. On the server you want to download the certificate to, open a browser and log in to your CertCentral account (
  2. In your CertCentral account, in the sidebar menu, click Certificates > Orders.
  3. On the Orders page, use the filters and advanced search features to locate the certificate you want to download.
  4. In the Order # column of the certificate to want to download, click the Quick View link.
  5. In the Order details pane (on the right), click Send Certificate.
  6. In the Send Certificate window, complete the steps below.
    1. In the Send Certificate To box, enter the email address you want to send the certificate to (comma separated).
    2. Under Send Certificate As, select how you want to send the certificate.
      • Attachment – Send the certificate as an attachment to the email
      • Plain Text – Send the certificate as plain text in the body of the email.
      • Download Link – Include a link to a download page in the body of the email. This link takes the recipient to a page where they where they can download the certificate.
To access this page, the recipient does not need to be a member of your CertCentral account.
  1. To add custom message to the email, complete the steps below:
    1. Check Append custom message.
    2. In the text box that appears, enter the message that you want sent with the email (for example, "Install this certificate on the server in the left corner of server room II").
  2. When you are finished, click Send Certificate.