The following steps should be followed by the system administrator of the server that the SSL certificate will be hosted on.

Thawte Pricing

We pre-purchase tokens from Thawte at a discounted bulk price.


  • 1 Year - $189.99
  • 2 Years - $379.98
  • 3 Years - $569.97

Additional license for a certificate

  • 1 Year - $189.99
  • 2 Years - $379.98
  • 3 Years - $569.97

Part One

Once we have reviewed your request, you will receive an email back from us indicating that you can proceed with the renewal or acquisition.

Part Two

  • Go to
  • Click on "My Account."
  • Click on "Enterprise Account."
  • Sign in by entering your username, which is typically your OSU email address, and your password.
  • To renew a certificate, click on "Renew" next to the certificate name. To request a new certificate, click on "Get a certificate."
  • Choose the type of certificate, number of years, and number of server licenses. Thawte will then ask you to paste in the CSR from your system. If you need help generating a CSR, click on the question marks on the site for assistance.
  • Once you have submitted your request to Thawte, Thawte will ask Information Services to approve it. This step typically takes no more than a few minutes during business hours. However, it may take Thawte up to a couple of hours to issue the certificate.
  • Once Thawte has issued the certificate, you will receive an email with instructions for retrieving it.