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Updating Audit Statements, Data, and Policy Documents

CAs in the CCADB are organized into hierarchies. Each CA Owner has children nodes that are Root Certificate records, Root Certificate records have children nodes that are Intermediate Certificate records, and Intermediate Certificate records have children nodes that are Intermediate Certificate records.

All CAs are required to update the audit, CP, CPS and test website information for their certificate hierarchies at least annually. CAs are expected to maintain their intermediate certificate records themselves and to directly enter the corresponding updated audit statements. However, root certificate data cannot be self-maintained, because root store operators must verify the data before the CA Owner or Root Certificate records are modified.

Instructions for requesting updates to CA Owner and Root Certificate records: