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Hongkong Post

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What's New

04 October 2019
Hongkong Post - Contract Awarded for Operating e-Cert Services

19 July 2019
Issuance of New Types of Recognized Certificate - g-Cert (Individual) and g-Cert (Functional Unit)

30 Apr 2019
Hongkong Post Certification Authority Root CA Rollover Plan Update on 1 July 2019

16 Jan 2019
Cessation of use of e-Cert File Card as e-Cert Storage Medium with effect from 1 February 2019

5 Dec 2018
Hongkong Post Certification Authority Root CA Rollover Plan

25 June 2018
Cessation of Provision of Embedding e-Cert (Personal) onto Smart ID Card and Related Services

31 May 2018
Change of domain name of Hongkong Post Certification Authority

1 Dec 2017
Issuance of e-cert (Server) supporting Certificate Transparency

16 Nov 2017
Cease Issuance of certificates with 3-year validity period for e-Cert (Server) with "Wildcard" feature and e-Cert(Server) with "Multi-domain" feature, with effect from 1 December 2017

24 Apr 2017
Promotional Discount on Subscription Fee of e-Cert (Server) to new applicants for replacement of their existing SSL certificates issued by other Certification Authorities

30 Dec 2016
Launch of e-Cert (Organisational) with AEOI Functions

10 Aug 2016
Promotional Discount on Subscription Fees of e-Cert (Server) for Wi-Fi.HK participating organisations

7 Dec 2015
Issuance of New Types of Recognized Certificate - Bank-Cert (Bank), Bank-Cert (Personal) and Bank-Cert (Corporate)

22 Jul 2015
Transition Plan for Issuance of e-Cert (Server) Supporting Online Certificate Status Protocol

6 Mar 2015
Promotional Discount on Subscription Fees for e-Cert (Organisational) and e-Cert (Server)

6 Feb 2015
Launch of e-Cert (Personal) with Mutual Recognition Status and e-Cert (Organisational) with Mutual Recognition Status

31 Oct 2014
Transition Plan for Issuance of e-Cert (Server) using SHA-256 Cryptographic Hash Algorithm

16 May 2014
Support Arrangement on the Replacement Service for e-Cert (Server)

15 May 2014
Issuance of e-Cert (Personal) on Smart ID Card with 2048-bit RSA Key Length only with effect from 28 May 2014

1 Jan 2014
Launch of e-Cert (Encipherment) with 3-year and 4-year validity period

29 Nov 2013
Issuance of e-Cert (Personal), e-Cert (Organisational) and e-Cert (Encipherment) with 2048-bit RSA Key Length only with effect from 1 January 2014

15 May 2013
Expiry of Sub CA "Hongkong Post e-Cert CA 1"

15 May 2013
Launch of enhanced e-Cert (Server) with new features – "Wildcard" & "Multi-domain"

19 March 2013
Expiry of Sub CA "Hongkong Post e-Cert CA 1" with effect from 15 May 2013

1 February 2013
Cessation of e-Cert (Personal) for Smart ID Card Related Services at Four Post Offices

11 January 2013
Cessation of Use of Floppy Diskette as e-Cert Storage Medium with effect from 1 April 2013

30 November 2012
Issuance of a New Type of Recognized Certificate - e-Cert (Organisational Role)

6 November 2012
Issuance of e-Cert (Server) with 2048-bit RSA Key Length only with effect from 1 December 2012

27 April 2012
Transition Plan for Issuance of e-Cert with 2048-bit RSA Key Length

27 April 2012
Launch of e-Cert File USB, a New e-Cert Storage Medium, and Plan to Cease Use of Floppy Diskette as e-Cert Storage Medium

1 March 2012
Promotional Discount on Subscription Fee for e-Cert (Encipherment)

30 December 2011
Hongkong Post - Contract Awarded for Operating e-Cert Services

16 December 2011
Cessation of e-Cert (Personal) for Smart ID Card Related Services at Five Post Offices

1 September 2011
Transition Plan for Issuance of only 2048-bit RSA Key Length e-Cert (Server)

10 June 2011
Invitation to Tender for the Provision of a Total Solution for Operating and Maintaining the System and Services of Hongkong Post Certification Authority. (Remark: The invitation to tender was closed at 12:00 noon on 20 July 2011.)

8 June 2011
Notice of Cease Providing e-Cert (Personal) for Smart ID Card Services at 4 Post Offices

29 October 2010
Hongkong Post opened on 29 October 2010 a five-week invitation for Expression of Interest (EoI) from the private sector in the provision of Hongkong Post Certification Authority services. (Remark: The invitation for EoI was closed at noon on 3 December 2010.)

26 October 2010
E-Mice Solutions (HK) Limited, the operator of Hongkong Post Certification Authority, partnered with Guangdong Certification Authority launched a pilot project pursuant to the "Pilot Mark" scheme of Mutual Recognition of Electronic Signature Certificates issued by Hong Kong and Guangdong

13 August 2010
Notice of cessation of supplementary update to the Certificate Revocation Lists

11 August 2010
Notice of supplementary update to the Certificate Revocation Lists

19 April 2010
Common web browsers are now with the HKPCA root certificate included or available

26 February 2010
Hongkong Post Certification Authority begins issuing certificates by the Sub CA "Hongkong Post e-Cert CA 1 - 10"

6 January 2010
Hongkong Post Certification Authority Sub CA Rollover on 26 February 2010

16 June 2009
Hongkong Post Certification Authority Sub CA Rollover in February 2010

13 August 2007
Announcing the launch of e-Cert File Card, an added service to Hongkong Post e-Cert Services

30 March 2007
Outsourced Operation of Hongkong Post e-Cert Services with effect from 1 April 2007

3 November 2006
Latest Development of Hongkong Post e-Cert Services - Contract Awarded for Operating the e-Cert Services