Cloudflare has resolved the issue and SSL certificate issuance times have returned to normal.
The issue has been identified and a fix is being implemented.
We are continuing to investigate this issue.
Cloudflare is investigating Dedicated SSL Certificate and Custom Hostname Certificate deployment delays. Universal SSL certificates and Custom Certificates should be unaffected by this problem, nor should already deployed certificates.
This incident affected: Cloudflare customer dashboard and APIs (Cloudflare.com, Cloudflare APIs, Analytics, SSL Certificates, Enterprise Log Share, Always Online, Billing, Cloudflare Access), Latin America & the Caribbean (Bogotá, Colombia - (BOG), Buenos Aires, Argentina - (EZE), Lima, Peru - (LIM), Medellín, Colombia - (MDE), Mexico City, Mexico - (MEX), Panama City, Panama - (PTY), Quito, Ecuador - (UIO), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - (GIG), São Paulo, Brazil - (GRU), Valparaíso, Chile - (SCL), Willemstad, Curaçao - (CUR)), Oceania (Auckland, New Zealand - (AKL), Brisbane, QLD, Australia - (BNE), Melbourne, VIC, Australia - (MEL), Perth, WA, Australia - (PER), Sydney, NSW, Australia - (SYD)), Middle East (Baghdad, Iraq - (BGW), Beirut, Lebanon - (BEY), Doha, Qatar - (DOH), Dubai, United Arab Emirates - (DXB), Kuwait City, Kuwait - (KWI), Muscat, Oman - (MCT), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - (RUH), Tel Aviv, Israel - (TLV)), Africa (Cairo, Egypt - (CAI), Cape Town, South Africa - (CPT), Djibouti City, Djibouti - (JIB), Durban, South Africa - (DUR), Johannesburg, South Africa - (JNB), Luanda, Angola - (LAD), Mombasa, Kenya - (MBA), Port Louis, Mauritius - (MRU)), Europe (Amsterdam, Netherlands - (AMS), Athens, Greece - (ATH), Barcelona, Spain - (BCN), Belgrade, Serbia - (BEG), Berlin, Germany - (TXL), Brussels, Belgium - (BRU), Bucharest, Romania - (OTP), Budapest, Hungary - (BUD), Chișinău, Moldova - (KIV), Copenhagen, Denmark - (CPH), Dublin, Ireland - (DUB), Düsseldorf, Germany - (DUS), Edinburgh, United Kingdom - (EDI), Frankfurt, Germany - (FRA), Hamburg, Germany - (HAM), Helsinki, Finland - (HEL), Istanbul, Turkey - (IST), Kiev, Ukraine - (KBP), Lisbon, Portugal - (LIS), London, United Kingdom - (LHR), Luxembourg City, Luxembourg - (LUX), Madrid, Spain - (MAD), Manchester, United Kingdom - (MAN), Marseille, France - (MRS), Milan, Italy - (MXP), Moscow, Russia - (DME), Munich, Germany - (MUC), Oslo, Norway - (OSL), Paris, France - (CDG), Prague, Czech Republic - (PRG), Reykjavík, Iceland - (KEF), Riga, Latvia - (RIX), Rome, Italy - (FCO), Sofia, Bulgaria - (SOF), Stockholm, Sweden - (ARN), Tallinn, Estonia - (TLL), Vienna, Austria - (VIE), Vilnius, Lithuania - (VNO), Warsaw, Poland - (WAW), Zagreb, Croatia - (ZAG), Zürich, Switzerland - (ZRH)), Asia (Bangkok, Thailand - (BKK), Cebu, Philippines - (CEB), Chengdu, China - (CTU), Chennai, India - (MAA), Colombo, Sri Lanka - (CMB), Dongguan, China - (SZX), Foshan, China - (FUO), Fuzhou, China - (FOC), Guangzhou, China - (CAN), Hangzhou, China - (HGH), Hengyang, China - (HNY), Hong Kong, Hong Kong - (HKG), Jinan, China - (TNA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - (KUL), Kathmandu, Nepal - (KTM), Langfang, China - (NAY), Luoyang, China - (LYA), Macau, Macau - (MFM), Manila, Philippines - (MNL), Mumbai, India - (BOM), Nanning, China - (NNG), New Delhi, India - (DEL), Osaka, Japan - (KIX), Phnom Penh, Cambodia - (PNH), Qingdao, China - (TAO), Seoul, South Korea - (ICN), Shenyang, China - (SHE), Shijiazhuang, China - (SJW), Singapore, Singapore - (SIN), Suzhou, China - (SZV), Taipei, Taiwan - (TPE), Tianjin, China - (TSN), Tokyo, Japan - (NRT), Wuhan, China - (WUH), Wuxi, China - (WUX), Xi'an, China - (XIY), Yerevan, Armenia - (EVN), Zhengzhou, China - (CGO), Zuzhou, China - (CSX)), and North America (Ashburn, VA, United States - (IAD), Atlanta, GA, United States - (ATL), Boston, MA, United States - (BOS), Calgary, AB, Canada - (YYC), Chicago, IL, United States - (ORD), Dallas, TX, United States - (DFW), Denver, CO, United States - (DEN), Detroit, MI, United States - (DTW), Houston, TX, United States - (IAH), Indianapolis, IN, United States - (IND), Jacksonville, FL, United States - (JAX), Kansas City, MO, United States - (MCI), Las Vegas, NV, United States - (LAS), Los Angeles, CA, United States - (LAX), McAllen, TX, United States - (MFE), Memphis, TN, United States - (MEM), Miami, FL, United States - (MIA), Minneapolis, MN, United States - (MSP), Montréal, QC, Canada - (YUL), Nashville, TN, United States - (BNA), Newark, NJ, United States - (EWR), Omaha, NE, United States - (OMA), Phoenix, AZ, United States - (PHX), Pittsburgh, PA, United States - (PIT), Portland, OR, United States - (PDX), Sacramento, CA, United States - (SMF), Salt Lake City, UT, United States - (SLC), San Diego, CA, United States - (SAN), San Jose, CA, United States - (SJC), Saskatoon, SK, Canada - (YXE), Seattle, WA, United States - (SEA), St. Louis, MO, United States - (STL), Tampa, FL, United States - (TPA), Toronto, ON, Canada - (YYZ), Vancouver, BC, Canada - (YVR), Tallahassee, FL, United States - (TLH)).