Certificate Downloads and User Guides
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 readerís 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 firstname.lastname@example.org