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Trust List of Certificate Types with Mutual Recognition Status

In accordance with the "Arrangement for Mutual Recognition of Electronic Signature Certificates Issued by Hong Kong and Guangdong", the Economic and Information Commission of Guangdong Province (under the commission of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology) and the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer ("OGCIO") of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("HKSAR") approve certificate types issued by certification authorities in Guangdong1 and Hong Kong2 respectively for participation in the mutual recognition scheme (certificates with mutual recognition status) and publish the information in the "Trust List of Certificate Types with Mutual Recognition Status" ("Trust List").

The Trust List sets out the certificate types that have been granted mutual recognition status, method for verification of mutual recognition status and detailed verification information provided by the issuing recognised certification authorities.

Currently Valid Trust List (Version: 3.0; published date: 30 September 2018)

Below are the certificate types that currently have mutual recognition status:

Please note the essential information below when verifying mutual recognition status of a certificate:

  • validity period of the mutual recognition status;
  • "root certificate" and "signing certificate" of the issuing recognised certification authority; and
  • Object Identifier ("OID");

in addition to other information as specified by the issuing recognised certification authority.

Validity period of the mutual recognition status Name of recognised certification authorities and its certificate type (name of certification authorities of Guangdong / recognized certification authorities of Hong Kong) Detailed verification information provided by the issuing recognised certification authorities
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Digi-Sign Certification Services Limited

 

Name of Certificate Type: PERSONAL ID-CERT CLASS 8
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Digi-Sign Certification Services Limited

 

Name of Certificate Type: ORGANIZATIONAL ID-CERT CLASS 9
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Postmaster General (Hongkong Post Certification Authority)

 

Name of Certificate Type: e-Cert (Personal) with Mutual Recognition Status
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Postmaster General (Hongkong Post Certification Authority)

 

Name of Certificate Type: e-Cert (Organisational) with Mutual Recognition Status
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Global Digital Cybersecurity Authority Company Limited (數安時代科技股份有限公司), original Guang Dong Certificate Authority Company Limited (廣東數字證書認證中心有限公司)

 

Name of Certificate Type: Personal Certificate
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Global Digital Cybersecurity Authority Company Limited (數安時代科技股份有限公司), original Guang Dong Certificate Authority Company Limited (廣東數字證書認證中心有限公司)

 

Name of Certificate Type: Organizational Certificate
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Guangdong Electronic Certification Authority Company Limited (廣東省電子商務認證有限公司)

 

Name of Certificate Type: Personal Certificate
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
11 July 2015
Guangdong Electronic Certification Authority Company Limited (廣東省電子商務認證有限公司)

 

Name of Certificate Type: Organizational Certificate
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
10 November 2016
ShenZhen Digital Certificate Authority Center Company Limited (深圳市電子商務安全證書管理有限公司)

 

Name of Certificate Type: Personal Certificate
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice
From 00:00,
10 November 2016
ShenZhen Digital Certificate Authority Center Company Limited (深圳市電子商務安全證書管理有限公司)

 

Name of Certificate Type: Organizational Certificate
Detailed verification information
To Until further notice

The Certification Practice Statements of Certification Authorities

Certification Authorities Certification Practice Statements
Digi-Sign Certification Services Limited Link
Postmaster General (Hongkong Post Certification Authority) Link
Global Digital Cybersecurity Authority Company Limited (original Guang Dong Certificate Authority Company Limited) Link
Guangdong Electronic Certification Authority Company Limited Link
ShenZhen Digital Certificate Authority Center Company Limited Link

 

The Independent Authoritative Third Party Databases

Independent Authoritative Third Party Databases
National Citizen Identity Information Center

Please refer to the Master Trust List which sets out all the certificate types that currently have mutual recognition status as well as those that previously had mutual recognition status.

1 Third party certification authorities (electronic authentication service providers) registered in Guangdong Province under the Electronic Signature Law of the People's Republic of China)

2 Certification authorities recognized under the Electronic Transactions Ordinance of the HKSAR (Recognized Certification Authorities)