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Through the Certificate Service portal, organisations can manage their list of Authorised Users. Designated Management Contacts (MC) are now responsible for managing, and keeping up to date, the list of users authorised to request and obtain SSL certificates on behalf of their organisation. Every member of the JCS service will have at least one designated Management Contact, who can add, delete or delegate other verified users to MC status users within their organisation's JCS account.
To view all certificate credit bundles purchased by your organisations, click on the down-arrow next to the 'JCS Account' tab, and select 'View Purchases', as shown below.
To view all bundles of certificate credits that your organisation has obtained, you click on the down-arrow next to the 'JCS Account' tab, and select 'View Bundles', as shown below.
Once you have logged into the Jisc Community and launched the JCS portal you can view all certificates which have been requested by your organisation. Do view these certificates, click on the down arrow next to the 'Account' tab and select 'View All Certificates', as shown below:
Once you have the appropriate certificate credit on your organisation's Certificate Service account, you can proceed and request the required SSL server certificate, by clicking on the 'Request Certificate' tab in the JCS portal. The following steps apply: Request Certificate 1. Is the certificate for a primary or secondary school? Note: only available to local authorities
Before you can request SSL server or S/MIME email certificates you must first have some certificate credits in your account. These come in the form of bundles ranging from 1 to 250 credits for server and 1 to 5,000 for S/MIME. Credits can be purchased online through the portal, using a credit card or Purchase Order. [If you wish to buy credits using a Purchase Order please just have the PO number available which you enter online at the point of purchase] Please note the "Pay by PO" button is inactivated until the purchase total is £250 or greater.
Instructions for how to use the new JCS portal (accessible from are available from these pages. The main areas are: Managing Authorised Users Purchasing Certificate Bundle Credits
Step 1 In order to participate in the Jisc Certificate Service you will first need to create a community account at, and once registered, link your organisation to your Jisc Community account from the account 'Profile' page. Step 2 All other users which you want to be able to request certificates on behalf of your organisation will also need to register an account on the Jisc Community and link it to your organisation.
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Jisc Certificate Service Jisc is able to provide subscribers of the Certificate Service with a range of server and S/MIME email certificates issued by QuoVadis CA. ----- All certificates issued are SHA-256. ----- 1. QuoVadis Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificate - recommended by Jisc for high profile web services