How to transfer SSL Certificate

A very common topic when you move you website from one server to another is How to Transfer your SSL from the provider to a new host/hosting company. I would like to explain this with the help of a scenario. Let's take an example of 2 hosting companies. Hosting Company A - (Your SSL is registered here and your website is hosted here) Hosting Company B - (Your SSL needs to be transferred here and your website needs to be hosted on new server) Step1 - Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) from Hosting Company B Step2 - Copy the…

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A very common topic when you move you website from one server to another is How to Transfer your SSL from the provider to a new host/hosting company.

I would like to explain this with the help of a scenario. Let’s take an example of 2 hosting companies.

Hosting Company A – (Your SSL is registered here and your website is hosted here)

Hosting Company B – (Your SSL needs to be transferred here and your website needs to be hosted on new server)

Step1 – Generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) from Hosting Company B

Step2 – Copy the CSR into the manage SSL screen of Hosting Company A and Save. The transfer process shall begin.

Step3 – Download SSL certificate file from Hosting Company A, this will contain SSL Certificate and SSL CA Certificate
(Trusted Authority / “CA Bundle”)*

Step4 – Fill in the form for installing SSL on your Hosting Company B and open a ticket with the help of support team.

Step5 – Wait for 12-24 hours.

Step6 РContact Hosting Company A and B support to confirm transfer and installation.