The Saudi National Root CA is an affiliate entity that is operated and managed by the NCDC. It is the Root Certification Authority of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the trust anchor of the Saudi National PKI. The hierarchy consists of a self-signed Root CA, maintained and operated in an offline environment.
The Government Certification Authority (Government CA) is affiliated with the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT). The Government CA is the Certification Authority under the NCDC Root CA. The NCDC Root CA issued a digitally signed CA Certificate for Government CA . The Government CA is authorized to issue and managing Digital Certificates to Government employees, entities and non-human subscribers within the Government domain, through Certificate Service Providers (CSPs) within the framework.