Your Apple Pass Type ID expires every year. It is therefore important to renew your Apple Pass Type ID before they expire. You should receive an email from Apple when your certificate is due to expire but we also recommend putting a annual reminder in your calendar at least 30 days before expiry.

WITHOUT A VALID APPLE PASS TYPE ID YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ISSUE PASSES OR UPDATE YOUR EXISTING PASSES.

Follow these simple instructions, or watch the 3 minute video at the end of this article.

Step 1:

Go to Home > Account > Certificates in the PassKit Portal.

Step 2:

Click the RENEW button for the certificate that you want to renew and a pop up will appear

Step 3:

Click DOWNLOAD CSR and the certificate signing request will download to your computer.

Step 4:

Log in to the appropriate Apple Developer Account and go to Certificates, Identifiers and Profiles > Identifiers > Pass Type IDs section

Step 5:

Then, click on the certificate you must renew in the list and the click on the button Create Certificate

Step 6:

Leave the “Enter your Pass certificate Name” field empty and click on the Choose File button.

Step 7:

Choose the CSR file you downloaded from PassKit the PassKit CSR certificate then click Continue.

Step 8:

Click Download and the renewed certificate will be downloaded to your computer (the filename will be pass.cer)

Step 9:

Jump back to the PassKit Portal and drag and drop the pass.cer into the Renew Certificate box

Step 10:

Congratulations, you have now successfully renewed your certificate. You can confirm this by checking that the Valid To date of the Certificate has been updated.

Final Step (DON'T FORGET):

A certificate must renewed every 12 months, so add a reminder in your calendar with a few days to spare. So you have the instructions ready at hand, copy this link - http://help.passkit.com/en/articles/4494780-how-to-i-renew-my-apple-certificate-in-my-passkit-account - in the calendar event.

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You can also watch this short instructional video to learn how to renew your Apple Pass Type ID in your PassKit Account.

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