SSL Certificate Request

Important Information

Beginning August 19, 2020, our vendor and SSL Certificate Authority, Sectigo will no longer offer two-year public certificates. For more information about this change, please visit the Sectigo website.


SSL Certificate Issuance requests and Sectigo (Comodo CA) support operates during working hours on a 5x8 basis, M-F, excluding holidays. Requests will be picked up by staff within one business day of submission. Responses can be expected within 3 business days.

For more information on this offering and SSL certificate generation options, please see the Knowledgebase https://answers.uillinois.edu/illinois/47662

*NEW* Looking for self-service issuance? Try a commodity SSL certificate issuer like Let's Encrypt! See https://answers.uillinois.edu/illinois/92484 for details.

Steps Required

Use this form to request an SSL certificate (new, renewal or reissue).

Please note: As of Monday March 16, 2009 Technology ServicesĀ is only accepting certificate requests with a minimum key size of 2048 bits. We are no longer issuing new uiuc.edu certificates, but renewals for uiuc.edu FQDN's will still be processed

SSL Certificate Request Form

Certificates are only available for a 1 year duration.

(e.g., www-s.department.illinois.edu)
Domains should be fully qualified and comma separated. Do not include the original certificate FQDN.
For your long-term contact, Certificate Manager strongly recommends using a service or role account. Use of individual NetID email is discouraged due to risks associated with role or job turnover affecting certificate communications or validation from our vendor, Sectigo. (eg: use "unit-techsupport@illinois.edu", not "mynetid@illinois.edu")
CSRs ONLY - Do NOT submit your private key!! (How do I generate this?)