How can I generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR)?

When ordering an SSL certificate, you’re often required to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR). This is an encoded block of text that the Certificate Authority require when issuing an SSL certificate. It contains information about the organization, domain name and locality.

Using a CSR Generator

The easiest way to generate a CSR is to use the online generator here:


You will need to make sure that you keep a record of both the CSR and Private Key that are provided to you.