8275.0015 Application For License As Certification Authority

Published: 2015

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To be licensed, a certification authority shall demonstrate compliance with the requirements of Minnesota Statutes, section 325K.05, by submitting the following:


a completed application containing:


the applicant's name as registered with the secretary;


the registration number assigned by the secretary to the business registration;


the applicant's mailing address, including the country, if appropriate, and the zip or other postal code;


the applicant's electronic mailing address, which the applicant will monitor regularly for incoming mail to facilitate communication under this chapter;


a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) for the applicant's presence on the Internet; and


the applicant's telephone and facsimile numbers including area code and country code, if applicable;


the fee or fees provided by part 8275.0050;


a certificate issued by the secretary that shows the applicant as the subscriber and is published in a recognized repository;


a suitable guaranty, described by part 8275.0025, unless the applicant is the secretary, or a federal, state, or city governmental entity that is self-insured;


demonstration of sufficient working capital as required by part 8275.0030;


documentation, in the form of an information systems audit, establishing that the applicant has the use of a trustworthy system as defined by part 8275.0040. The audit required by this item must be performed according to part 8275.0070, except that it is not required to establish anything more than that the applicant has the use of a trustworthy system;


a statement that each person employed as operative personnel has qualified to act as operative personnel and that a criminal background check has been conducted;


registration of the underlying business organization with the secretary, unless the registration is prohibited by law, and in the event the registration is prohibited, the applicant shall provide to the secretary the name and address in Minnesota of an agent for the service of process; and


a written certification practice statement as described in part 8275.0045.