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Last Modified : 05/03/2018

RapidSSL LEGACY Intermediate and Root CA Certificates

Description

RapidSSL uses an Intermediate CA to enhance the security of SSL certificates. When installing a RapidSSL certificate, it is essential to install the Intermediate CA at the same time as the SSL certificate, this ensures that the SSL certificate is fully trusted by all browsers and prevents SSL errors from appearing when users visit the website.

The RapidSSL and Wildcard certificates Intermediate CA can be downloaded from the table below. Once your SSL certificate is installed, please use the SSL Certificate Installation Checker to ensure a problem-free SSL certificate experience for you and your users!

 

RapidSSL LEGACY Intermediate CA Certificates

Note:  If your certificates were enrolled:

  • on or after November 10th, 2017 for certificates issued through RapidSSL Security Center or
  • on or after November 28th, 2017 for certificates issued through Partner orders


.. click HERE for the new Intermediate and Root CA certificates.

For certificates enrolled before these dates, please use the charts below.
 

RSA SHA-1 SSL Certificates
Product Name Intermediate CA
RapidSSL
Wildcard
FreeSSL

SO26462

 
 

RSA SHA-2 (under SHA-1 Root) SSL Certificates
Product Name Intermediate CA
RapidSSL
Wildcard
FreeSSL

SO28616

 
 

RSA SHA-2 (under SHA-2 Root) SSL Certificates
Product Name Intermediate CA
RapidSSL
Wildcard
FreeSSL

SO28617

 

 



RapidSSL LEGACY Root CA Certificates

Note:  If your certificates were enrolled:

  • on or after November 10th, 2017 for certificates issued through RapidSSL Security Center or
  • on or after November 28th, 2017 for certificates issued through Partner orders


.. click HERE for the new Intermediate and Root CA certificates.

For certificates enrolled before these dates, please use the charts below.


Root 1 - Equifax Secure Certificate Authority
Description: This root CA was the root used for all RapidSSL Certificates up until February 9, 2010. This root will be needed to validate RapidSSL certificates for many years to come and may still be used as part of a cross certification to ensure legacy applications continue to trust RapidSSL certificates.

Issued to: Equifax Secure Certificate Authority
Issued by: Equifax Secure Certificate Authority
Valid from: 8/22/1998 to 8/22/2018
Serial Number: 35 de f4 cf

Download Equifax Secure Certificate Authority

Or, copy the contents within the box below (including the BEGIN and END lines) and paste into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Save the file with a .cer extension.

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIIDIDCCAomgAwIBAgIENd70zzANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQUFADBOMQswCQYDVQQGEwJV
UzEQMA4GA1UEChMHRXF1aWZheDEtMCsGA1UECxMkRXF1aWZheCBTZWN1cmUgQ2Vy
dGlmaWNhdGUgQXV0aG9yaXR5MB4XDTk4MDgyMjE2NDE1MVoXDTE4MDgyMjE2NDE1
MVowTjELMAkGA1UEBhMCVVMxEDAOBgNVBAoTB0VxdWlmYXgxLTArBgNVBAsTJEVx
dWlmYXggU2VjdXJlIENlcnRpZmljYXRlIEF1dGhvcml0eTCBnzANBgkqhkiG9w0B
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-----END CERTIFICATE-----

 



Root 2 - GeoTrust Global CA
Description: Since February 9, 2010 this root is the primary root used for RapidSSL certificates and must be included in root stores.

Issued to: GeoTrust Global CA
Issued by: GeoTrust Global CA
Valid from: Valid from 5/20/2002 to 5/20/2022
Serial Number: ‎02 34 56

Download GeoTrust Global CA

Or, copy the contents within the box below (including the BEGIN and END lines) and paste into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Save the file with a .cer extension

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIIDVDCCAjygAwIBAgIDAjRWMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBBQUAMEIxCzAJBgNVBAYTAlVT
MRYwFAYDVQQKEw1HZW9UcnVzdCBJbmMuMRswGQYDVQQDExJHZW9UcnVzdCBHbG9i
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R2xvYmFsIENBMIIBIjANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQEFAAOCAQ8AMIIBCgKCAQEA2swYYzD9
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5fEWCRE11azbJHFwLJhWC9kXtNHjUStedejV0NxPNO3CBWaAocvmMw==
-----END CERTIFICATE-----

 


 

Root 3 - GeoTrust Primary Certification Authority – G3
Description: This root CA is used for SSL certificates that require the SHA256 encryption algorithm. This root should be included in root stores.

Issued to: GeoTrust Primary Certification Authority – G3
Issued by: GeoTrust Primary Certification Authority – G3
Valid from: Valid from 04/01/2008 to 12/01/2037
Serial Number:15ac6e9419b2794b41f627a9c3180f1f

Download GeoTrust Primary Certification Authority – G3

Or, copy the contents within the box below (including the BEGIN and END lines) and paste into a plain text editor such as Notepad or Vi. Save the file with a .cer extension

-----BEGIN CERTIFICATE-----
MIID/jCCAuagAwIBAgIQFaxulBmyeUtB9iepwxgPHzANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQsFADCB 
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spki4cErx5z481+oghLrGREt 
-----END CERTIFICATE-----