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PCDCC — how to get certified

Learn the steps you need to take to get your Public Cloud Data Centre certified.

  1. 1

    Fill out the form: Providers — expression of interest

  2. 2

    The Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO) will review your certification request.

    We may contact you for further information or clarification.

  3. 3

    The GCDO may request you complete a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

  4. 4

    The GCDO will send you information about the:

    • certification requirements
    • application process
    • certification and annual maintenance fees
    • certification agreement.
  5. 5

    You need to sign the Certification Agreement and pay the certification fee.

    Data Centre providers pay a fee for getting certified and an annual fee for maintaining the certification.

  6. 6

    The GCDO will manage the detailed certification requirements and timing. This includes a third party audit.

  7. 7

    The GCDO will complete certification activities and issue you your PCDC certificate.

  8. 8

    You will need to manage the on-going maintenance of the certification.

Certification timeframes

Currently, we cannot provide a set timeframe but will work with you to complete certification as efficiently as possible.

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