Advanced eSeal request

Instructions for purchasing advanced eSeal through HARICA’s

1. Log in to HARICA CertManager

Visit HARICA’s CertManager and sign up to create your account.Fill in all the necessary fields. Your personal information must be accurate and fully matched (letter-by-letter) with a government-issued identification document.

2. Request for eSeal Certificate

Once you log in, from the side bar, click eSeals. Then, choose Advanced eSeal and click Select.

Optionally, you may include up to three (3) email addresses in your certificate with the ability to sign and encrypt email messages.

Choose the duration of your eSeal certificate and click Next.

3. Fill in and upload organization evidence

Fill in all the required information regarding your organization.

Verify the validity of your organization either by uploading all the required documents that prove its legal and operational existence (such as Articles of Incorporation, ΦΕΚ) or by providing the National Trade Records (NTR) number if this information is available in public records.

Verify that you are the legal representative of the organization (or a dully-authorized representative) by uploading the required documents. Then, click Next.

4. Select identity validation method

Choose one of the following identification methods to confirm your personal details. Then, click Next.
CAUTION! The uploaded documents should be in .pdf format.

  • In this case your physical presence is needed. HARICA’s validators will contact you for more information (e.g. arrange an appointment at HARICA’s Registration Office presenting an official identification document).

  • Fill in and digitally sign HARICA’s request form with an existing qualified eSignature (e.g. eToken, smartcard).

  • Choose eIDAS login if your National eID scheme is NOTIFIED and the Level of assurance is marked as High or Substantial as documented in this list.

In case you included your email address(es), you have to select one of the following email validation methods to prove you control/own your email address(es). Then, click Next.

5. Review and submit request

Check to make sure that all of the information is correct, accept the Terms of Use, the Certification Practices of HARICA and the Data Privacy Statement. Then, click Next.

You have the option to generate your CSR in your browser using the auto-generation feature or submit one you have already prepared (e.g. using openssl). The Auto-generate CSR option requires you to select the key type/size and set a passphrase that you must remember since it will protect the private key of your certificate. Press Generate Private Key, CSR, and submit order or Submit request, accordingly.

Download your protected private key and then press Go back to dashboard.

6. Complete transaction

Once all actions have been completed successfully, the next step is to proceed to the payment of your advanced eSeal. To do that, click Continue to Payment.

Fill in all the necessary information, click Continue to Payment and you will be redirected to our partner bank’s e-Commerce environment to complete the payment.

Once the payment is complete, you will be redirected back to HARICA’s CertManager confirming the purchase of your Certificate.

7. Wait for validation

Now, your request needs to be approved by HARICA’s validators, who will check and verify the data that you have submitted.

8. Get certificate

When the validation is completed you can proceed with the certificate acceptance. Press Get your certificate.

After you check that all of the information is correct, accept the Terms of Use, the Certification Practices of HARICA and the Data Privacy Statement. Then, press Accept.

Finally, you can retrieve your certificate in different formats.