Certificate for Encryption

Certificate for Encryption is meant for encrypting data. It ensures the protection of data by disabling third parties to access it


How does the Certificate for Encryption work?

Certificate for Encryption can be used by all juridical persons.

Certificates for Encryption issued by SK can be found from LDAP directory.

The person encrypting the data finds the Certificate for Encryption from LDAP directory, encrypts the data with it and sends the encrypted data to the owner of the certificate.

Encrypted information can only be accessed by the owner of the certificate. If the person encrypting the data wishes to open the encrypted files himself, his own certificate must be added.


Examine the documents applicable for Certificate for Encryption: PolicyProfileCertification Practice Statement and Conditions for Use.

You can order the certificate via SK's e-service and the certificate will be issued within 5 working days according to SK's certification practice statement.


See the price of the Certificate for Encryption here.

The 14-day free exchange term is applicable to the Certificate for Encryption.

You can also order a test certificate which can only be used in SK’s test environemnt. Issuance of test certificate is free of charge. 
More information about testing: 

Additional technical information

Instructions for initialization of cryptostick and generation of CSR (Certificate Signing Request) can be found here.

Instructions for importing a certifcate to a cryptostick and using the administrator password for the first time can be found here.

Certification chain of Certificate for Encryption is the following:
Certificate for Encryption->KLASS3-SK 2016->EE Certification Centre Root CA

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