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What information do I enter to obtain an MIT personal certificate?

To obtain an MIT certificate you need your:

  • Kerberos username: The first part of your email address. For example, if your email address is, your Kerberos username is jdoe.
  • Kerberos password: The password you use to check your email.
  • MIT ID number: 9 digit number found on your MIT ID card. For example, 9xxxxxxxx.
  • A Duo Authentication Method: Two-factor authentication, see: Duo Authentication Landing Page

Once you have these, get your MIT personal certificate at

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July 28, 2023

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