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Instructions to download certificates for the National Source Tracking System (NSTS)

The following instructions describe the steps to download the digital certificates and to create a personal identification number (PIN) to access the NSTS. Users must have administrator rights to install the smart card readerĂ­s drivers and necessary software to download the digital certificates.

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STEP 1: Download and install the following software for the smart card and card reader by clicking on the three hyperlinks below. Follow the step-by-step installation procedures for each screen:

Latest Driver User Guide
Install smart card reader drivers View User Guide
Install smart card drivers View User Guide
Install Smart Card Plug-in View User Guide

STEP 2: Download the step-by-step instructions below to configure Internet Explorer (IE), create a PIN, and to download the digital certificates:

IE Configuration and Digital Certificate Collection User Guide

STEP 3: Configure Internet Explorer as described in the IE Configuration and Digital Certificate Collection User Guide (pages 5 through 7)

STEP 4: Open an Internet Explorer window and browse https://pki.nrc.gov/MyID. Follow the step-by-step instructions as described in the IE Configuration and Digital Certificate Collection User Guide(pages 8 through 11) to obtain the digital certificates and to create a PIN.

STEP 5: Visit https://nsts.nrc-gateway.gov/nsts/welcome.do to access the NSTS application.

For troubleshooting and assistance, please contact the IT Help Desk at 877-671-6787 (NSTS) or at nsts.help@nrc.gov

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