Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

The German TEST CSCA

This website contains information on the German TEST CSCA operated by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

The public key certificates for the German TEST CSCA can be found below.

Main Public Key Certificate (Certificate 08/2016)

The current main public key is available as self-signed certificate, and as link certificate, verifiable by the previous public key (i.e. with relative distinguished name SN=0004).

The public key has the relative distinguished name SN=0006 and the SHA-1 fingerprint
1C:0D:35:C5:7F:D4:03:A9:7E:A0:9E:5F:61:00:FD:C3:08:25:B1:2F

The self-signed certificate of the main public key has the SHA-256 fingerprint
1099 3522 6BA8 E75C 67D3 4B6F CB07 F0D4 CC68 56D9 056E 7A20 138D 93A8 D12D FC29

The link certificate of the main public key has the SHA-1 fingerprint
204B 8236 CDCB 9A36 8F41 8335 44FE D694 E294 EB63 D01A BB9A 465F 34EF 1F81 F886

Certificate Chain of the Test CSCA Certificates

The whole Certificate Chain of the Test CSCA Certificates starting with the oldest Test CSCA Certificate still being valid can be downloaded here. The SHA-256 fingerprints of each certificate are listed in the section below.

Previous Public Key Certificate(s)

Certificate 09/2014

The public key has the relative distinguished name SN=0004 and the SHA-1 fingerprint
70:FC:3C:D7:5F:CC:69:0B:74:8E:D8:A4:66:E6:B0:5B:CF:DD:39:9D

The self-signed certificate of the public key has the SHA-256 fingerprint
35ED F9D0 FE79 D2A7 7CAD 1845 FBA5 1DB7 B85E 763F 9820 8C80 7CC9 7F09 5422 8868

The link certificate of the public key has the SHA-256 fingerprint
134D F8C4 9EA0 0FD8 2260 53D8 22F5 C4F8 E8F3 2674 3519 0372 2E1B 5824 6D4C 5D1A

Certificate 10/2012

The public key has the relative distinguished name SN=0003 and the SHA-1 fingerprint
A3:8D:B7:C0:DB:EC:F5:A9:1F:CA:6B:3D:5E:B2:F3:28:B5:A5:DC:17

The self-signed certificate of the public key has the SHA-256 fingerprint
8D98 6F86 919F 0A15 5BBF 9CB5 8B3E 9DE0 2CB1 C438 D683 F484 7F50 01A2 CEA2 8250

The link certificate of the public key has the SHA-256 fingerprint
80A8 5622 FD47 8F64 2FFB 1377 EBC6 1243 F7E0 93E2 EAD7 E13A 1AC2 A6AC 0632 7E61

Certificate 01/2011

The public key has the relative distinguished name SN=0001 and the SHA-1 fingerprint
29:F3:F2:CF:A3:3B:0B:03:B7:69:D6:2C:13:0D:C0:A0:1E:79:F9:8F

The self-signed certificate of the public key has the SHA-256 fingerprint
003B C3D4 3520 D71B 0832 DBA4 6B3C C56A D761 5766 01E3 A4A2 ADBF B41C 2196 7492

Communication with the CSCA

The primary communication channel with the CSCA is email csca-germany@bsi.bund.de.
You can also encrypt your messages to the specified email address S/MIME Zertifikat. The eMail address is indicated in the SubjectAlternativeName extension of the certificates.

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