Buy enterprise certificates

As a sending organization, you must authenticate with an enterprise certificate issued by Buypass or Commfides. You will need a test certificate and a production certificate.

Test environment

A test certificate must be used against our test environment. The test certificate will be used in the testing phase, and as soon as you are ready to go into production, you will have to replace it with a production certificate.

Note

It is not possible to use a test certificate in production or the other way around.

A test certificate can be bought from Buypass, on either their Norwegian or English site. Please select Test-sertifikat/Test certificate.

When buying an enterprise certificate from Buypass, you will receive an email containing two .p12 files. The two files have different serial numbers, and these refer to certficates used for authentication and encryption (autentisering og kryptering) and signature (signering). You shall only use the one marked for authentication and encryption.

A test certificates can be bought from Commfides, on either their Norwegian or English site. Please see Bestill Testsertifikat/Order Test Certificate.

When buying an enterprise certificate from Commfides, you will receive an email containing three .p12 files: auth, enc and sign. You shall use the one named auth with Key Usage = Digital Signature.

Caution

Please ask Commfides to create a certificate with CN=Commfides CPN Enterprise-Norwegian SHA256 CA - TEST2. A certificate with CN=Commfides CPN Enterprise-Norwegian SHA256 CA - TEST will not work.

Production environment

Danger

Both the production enterprise certificate and the password must be stored securely. Do not under any circumstances send the file or the password to anyone.

A production certificate can be bought from Buypass, on either their Norwegian or English site. Please select Standard sertifikat/Standard Certificate.

When buying an enterprise certificate from Buypass, you will receive an email containing two .p12 files. The two files have different serial numbers, and these refer to certficates used for authentication and encryption (autentisering og kryptering) and signature (signering). You shall only use the one marked for authentication and encryption.

A production can be bought from Commfides, on either their Norwegian or English site. Please see Bestill Virksomhetssertifikat/Order Enterprise Certificate for use in a production environment.

When buying an enterprise certificate from Commfides, you will receive an email containing three .p12 files: auth, enc and sign. You shall use the one named auth with Key Usage = Digital Signature.