Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) policy documents

Before you apply for a PKI certificate, you must read the common policies and terms and conditions. You must also read the specific policy terms and conditions of the certificate issued to you.

The common PKI policy documents apply to all types of certificates available.

Common PKI policy documents

Before you apply for your Medicare Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificate or National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) PKI certificate, read:

PKI Site certificate policies

If your organisation is applying for a Human Services PKI site certificate, read our Public Key Infrastructure Site Certificates Terms and Conditions of Use. This applies to all the claiming organisation certificates listed below.

Healthcare sites applying for a SHA-1 site certificate, read the Community of Interest Certificate Policy for Site Certificates.

Healthcare sites applying for a SHA-2 site certificate, read the Communities of Interest Certificate Policy for Site Certificates for website transactions.

Pharmacies and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) sites applying for a SHA-1 site certificate, read the Community of Interest Certificate Policy for Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Site Certificates.

Pharmacies and PBS sites applying for a SHA-2 site certificate, read the Community of Interest Certificate Policy for Approved Supplier and PBS Site Certificates for website transactions.

Healthcare Identifiers (HI) Network Organisations, read the Community of Interest Certificate Policy for Network Organisations under the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HI Service) Site Certificates.

PKI Individual certificate policies

If you’re an individual applying for a Human Services PKI certificate, read our Public Key Infrastructure Individual Certificate Terms and Conditions of Use. These apply to all the individual claiming certificates listed below.

Healthcare individual applying for a SHA-1 individual certificate, read the COI CP for Healthcare Individual Certificate 2016.

Healthcare individual applying for a SHA-2 individual certificate, read the Community of Interest Certificate Policy for Healthcare Individual Certificates for website transactions.

Healthcare Provider Identifier - Individual (HPI-I) via Data Source, read the COI CP for Individual Certificates for Healthcare Providers Individuals via data source (HPI-DS) for Healthcare Identifiers Services (HI Service) v1.2.

Authorised Organisation Maintenance Officers (OMOs) in the HI Service,  read the COI CP for Individual Certificates for an Authorised Organisation Maintenance Officer (OMO) under the Healthcare Identifiers Service (HI Service).

NASH PKI certificate for Healthcare Provider Organisations

If your organisation provides healthcare-related services, read:

NASH PKI certificate for Supporting Organisations

If you’re a contracted service provider or part of a general supporting organisation, read:

NASH PKI certificate for Individual Healthcare Providers

If you’re an individual healthcare provider, read:

Archived PKI policies and terms and conditions

Community of interest certificate policies (COI CPs)

The below PKI certificate policies relate to PKI certificate types not being issued. These certificate policies are listed for historical purposes only.

Terms and conditions

Page last updated: 6 December 2016

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