Follow the instructions below to upload your pass certificates in the Pass Designer.

Step 1.

Log in to the Pass Designer, and click on 'My Account' in the top right of the screen.

Step 2.

Navigate to the 'Certificates' tab and click on 'Download a CSR'. 

Click on 'Yes! Let's do this!

The CSR (Certificate Signing Request) will be downloaded to your computer. The format of the file is {account_name}.certSigningRequest.

Step 3.

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

Step 4.

You will initially be presented with a list of all your certificates (if you already have certificates).  Click on 'Identifiers' on the left hand side of your screen.

Step 5.

When in the Identifiers screen, click on the blue plus button.

Step 6.

Now choose the 'Pass Type IDs' and click 'Continue'

Step 7.

Identifiers are conventionally given in reverse domain format to ensure uniqueness. A certificate named greatstorecard for would have an identifier of However, your identifier can be anything, providing the first five characters are "pass." and it is unique.

When you've entered your Pass Type ID Description and Identifier click on "Continue".

Step 8.

Check the information is correct and then click 'Register'.

Step 9.

You will now see the newly created identifier in your list. 

Double click on this new identifier to be able to edit the configuration. You will see the following screen and you can now click on 'Create Certificate'.

Step 10.

Click on 'Choose File' and then select the file you previously downloaded from CherryPie.

Step 11.

You can now download the certificate, by clicking on 'Download'. The filename will be pass.cer.  Please take note which folder the file is downloaded to, as you will need it in the next Step.

Step 12.

Switch back to the Pass Designer and navigate back to the 'Certificates' tab. Click on the button 'Choose File'.

And choose the file you downloaded in Step 11. 

Step 13.

Once the certificate uploading has been processed you will see a confirmation screen to say that your certificate has been accepted. Click on the 'Logout Now' button. 

Step 14.

Log back in to the Pass Designer. Click on 'My Account' in the top right, and navigate the 'Certificates' tab.  You will now see your certificate that can be used for any of the passes.

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