Renewing Your Pass Certificate

Step 1

Log in to the Pass Designer and generate a CSR containing your account details through the 'Certificates' tab of your 'My Account' page.

Click "Yes! Let's Do This" and a CSR file should start to download.

Download CSR

Step 2

Log in to your Apple Developer account and navigate to the account area. Click on "Certificates, Identifiers and Profiles".

Step 3

Find the Pass Type ID to Renew

Select "Pass Type IDs" and find the correct Pass Type ID.  You can use the search field at the top right of the page if it's easier.

 

 

 

Step 4

Create a new certificate

When you have found the Pass Type ID in the list, click on the Pass Type ID to expand the view. Click on "Edit".

Click on edit

Click on the "Create Certificate" button

Click create certificate

Choose the CSR file that you downloaded in Step 1 and click the "Generate" button

Click Generate

Step 5

When you certificate is generated you will see the Your Certificate is Ready page. Now download your certificate by clicking "download".

Download your certificate

Step 6

Upload your new certificate to PassKit. Click the button to select your certificate (the pass.cer file generated in Step 5). It will automatically start uploading to PassKit and will overwrite the old expired certificate.

Step 7

Logout of your account to activate your renewed certificate. When you log back in and return to the certificates page, you will see your certificate listed with the new expiry date. When you return to the Pass Designer, you should also see your renewed certificate in the Pass Certificate dropdown.  Any passes signed with that certificate will continue to work as before.

Certificate listedPass certificate dropdown

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