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Trusted Signing

Secure your applications with a fully managed end-to-end signing service for code, documents, applications, and more
Easily manage signing with seamlessly integrated developer toolsets and Azure resources

Build trust in your applications

  • Protect your applications with certificates that are fully managed through certificate authorities that are part of the Microsoft Trusted Root Certificate program and meet WebTrust certification criteria.
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  • Start signing with minimal effort using a service that’s managed as an Azure resource and functions through the familiar tenant and subscription management experiences.
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  • Meet your organization’s signing needs with flexible options and support for Public Trust, Private Trust, and Test Trust signing.
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  • Easily code sign through integrations with Windows developer experiences including Visual Studio, GitHub, and Azure DevOps.
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Build and distribute apps securely

Fully managed certificates

Simplify certificate management with a fully managed service that protects and maintains Microsoft certificate authorities.

Integrated developer toolsets

Create seamless workflows and user experiences with familiar developer toolsets and broad file type support.

Consistent management layer

Maintain continuity with a service that’s managed as an Azure resource through familiar subscription management experiences.

Secure access control

Stay compliant and secure with both role-based access management in Azure and private keys secured with FIPS 140-2 Level 3 compliance.

Digest signing

Enable fast and reliable signing operations using digest signing, which ensures files never leave your environment.

Fast remediation

Quickly detect, investigate, and revoke certificates for improper use with signing history and actions in the Azure portal.

Built-in security and compliance 

Microsoft has committed to investing $20 billion in cybersecurity over five years.
We employ more than 8,500 security and threat intelligence experts across 77 countries.
Azure has one of the largest compliance certification portfolios in the industry.
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Trusted Signing pricing

The service is currently free for use. Consumption-based pricing options that fit your specific needs are coming soon. 


  • Trusted Signing (formerly Azure Code Signing) is a fully managed service that facilitates app signing for developers. The service provides assurances of authenticity and integrity in applications, which enhances security features that prevent and mitigate malware impacts on the Windows OS.
  • Code signing is a method to secure applications against tampering and identity falsification. The signature ensures the code has not been modified and provides information about who signed the application.
  • A Trusted Signing signature ensures that your application is trusted by providing base reputation on smart screen, user mode trust on Windows, and integrity check signature validation compliant.
  • Trusted Signing currently supports public trust, private trust, and test trust signing. 
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Get started with a free account

Start with $200 Azure credit.
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Get started with pay-as-you-go pricing

There’s no upfront commitment—cancel anytime.