Before commencing Stage 2, you must have completed Stage 1 - Creating a new folder

If you are a new user or downloading onto a new computer you will need to:

If you are manually renewing your DC you will need to:

We recommend you print these instructions before starting.

Stage 2: Downloading your Digital Certificate

How to download your DC
Purpose
  • This stage of download imports your DC into your PC's web browser
  • The DC will be stored in your firm’s system web browser as well as in your LINZ Certificates folder
StepDescription
1
  • Open Internet Explorer
2
DC manual download
 
3
  • Before the page loads you may see the screen below
  • If the screen appears, click Yes
  • If you do not see this screen, you will automatically be taken to the next screen
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4
  • You may see an ActiveX pop-up bar at the top of your screen
 
 
  • Click on the bar and select Run Add-on
 
 
  • You will see a Security Warning, click on Run
 
5
  • Select Microsoft Enhanced Cryptographic Provider v1.0 from the CSP drop down list
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AlertIf you cannot select Microsoft Enhanced Cryptographic Provider v1.0, please call the the Registration Authority Team on 0800 ONLINE (0800 665 463) and select option 4 for immediate assistance.
6
  • Enter your DC Reference Number
  • Enter your DC Authorisation Code
  • Please note: Your DC Authorisation Code MUST be entered in upper case only and MUST include hyphens. Your DC Authorisation Code and how to obtain your Reference Number are included in the email sent to you by the Registration Authority.
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7
  • Click Submit Request
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8
  • Click Yes
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9
  • You may see the screen below. If the screen appears, click OK
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10
  • Click Yes
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11
  • If you can see the web site screen shown below, you have successfully imported your DC into the web browser
DC manual download
 

You have now completed importing your DC into your web browser

Alert
  • If you cannot see this text, or if you see any errors on this page, please contact Customer Support on 0800 ONLINE (0800 665 463) - select option 4 - for immediate assistance
  • DO NOT close the DC window or the file
Next step

You need to export your Digital Certificate from the Web Browser into your LINZ Certificates folder. See link below.

Proceed to Stage 3: Exporting your Digital Certificate from the Web Browser into your LINZ Certificates folder

Last Updated: 15 September 2015