Create an Identity

Follow these steps to create an Identity:

  1. Log into your GlobalSign Atlas account using your USERNAME and PASSWORD. The USERNAME is the email address you used to sign up.

    On the landing page, you will see tiles in the dashboard. There is also a menu on the left-hand side.


  2. Click the REQUEST AN IDENTITY button from the Identities tile on the dashboard. Alternatively, select Identities from the menu on the left, and click REQUEST AN IDENTITY. If you want to return to the dashboard and start the process again, please click the GlobalSign Atlas logo in the  top left corner. 

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  3. If you click the Identities on your left and it is your first time adding an Identity, you will see a page like the one below. Click on REQUEST AN IDENTITY.


  4. ATLAS offers identity for 4 different services:

    • Digital Signing Service (DSS)
    • TLS (OV)
    • TLS (DV)
    • S/MIME Enterprise
    • S/MIME Personal*
    • Intranet SSL OV*
    • Intranet SSL DV*

      Note: *These products are only available in select regions.

  5. From the dropdown, select the country where your own organization is located. Click on Continue.


  6. On the next page, enter in the Registered Business Information such as name of the region, name of the city and the full legal name of your organization.

    Note: Please enter the precise business information as it is registered with national business authorities. Even small mistakes may cause delays.

    Click on Continue.


  7. Enter in the additional information such as Organizational unit, common name and an email address. While you may skip providing organizational unit and an email address, but we do recommend you providing in a common name. Click on continue.

    Note: Additional Value page is visible depending on Identity chosen.


  8. The system will show all Identity details once so that you can verify and correct if there is an error. Please note that you cannot make any changes in the identity details after this step. Click on Request this identity.


  9. Click on View & Manage Identities.

    Note: The identity is visible on the Identity pageThe identity is visible on the Identity page.


Additional info: 


Now that you have successfully created your Identity, refer to Verify an Identity for more info on vetting statuses and what they mean.

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