Qualified eSignature request

Instructions for purchasing qualified eSignature in cryptographic
device (token) through HARICA’s CertManager

1.Log in to HARICA CertManager

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

2.Request for Qualified eSignature in cryptographic device (token)

Once you log in, from the side bar, click eSignatures. Then, choose Qualified eSignature in cryptographic device (token) and Select one of the following certificate types.

Select if you will use your own cryptographic device (token) or one provided by HARICA.

Choose the Default (recommended) option, where the key pair will be generated automatically with the specialized software Fortify, which must be installed on your computer during certificate enrollment process.

Choose the duration of your certificate and click Next.

3.Select and upload identification documents

Select the information you wish to be included in your certificate details.

  • Choosing the default option HARICA will generate a unique 10 digit number.

  • Choosing the advanced option HARICA will include persistent natural person information in your certificate.

    CAUTION! In the special case you select the Tax Identification Number (TIN), in addition to the persistent ID number that you will enter (9-digit TIN), you need to select an additional supporting document as an official identification document which you will upload.

  • 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.

You have to make sure that your given name and surname are accurate and fully matched (letter-by- letter) with the information of the uploaded identification document in latin characters. In case they don’t match, please proceed to the appropriate corrections. Optionally, you may choose to add your name and surname with localized characters. Then, click Next.

4.Fill in and upload organization evidence (for IV+OV)

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.

Upload the necessary documents that prove your association with the organization. Then, click Next.

5.Select identity validation method

Choose one of the following identification methods to confirm your personal details. Then, click Next.

  • In case you choose method A, your physical presence is required. HARICA’s validators will contact you for more information (e.g. arrange an appointment at HARICA’s Registration Office).

  • In case you choose method B, fill in and digitally sign HARICA’s request form with an existing qualified eSignature.

6.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, submit your request.

7.Complete transaction

Once the request has been submitted successfully, the next step is to proceed to the payment of your qualified eSignature. 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.

8.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.

9.Enroll certificate

When the validation is completed, you can proceed with the certificate enrolment. Click Enroll your Certificate.

In order to proceed with the enrollment process, you will need to install two software in your computer, Safenet Authentication Client and Fortify. When the installation is complete, check the option I have completed all the necessary configurations in my computer.

Plug the token into your computer and select it from the list.

Once the token has been selected, you will need to grant access permission from the Fortify software. Two windows will appear on your screen, in which a PIN code is displayed. Make sure that the PIN code matches exactly in both windows and then click successively Approve and Close.

If the process is completed successfully, a green indicator will appear next to the search bar, showing the model of your token as well as its serial number.

To generate the Private key and CSR of your certificate, click Generate CSR.

Now, you have to enter the token password.

Once the CSR has been successfully generated, click Enroll Certificate.

10.Import certificate

To import your certificate into the cryptographic device (token), select Import with Fortify.

Next, select the cryptographic device (token), in which you will import your certificate (probably you will have to re-enter the token password) and click Import with Fortify.. By doing this, your certificate will be imported automatically.

Finally, if the installation process is completed successfully, the following message will appear. Click Close.