SSL Certificates: Extended Validation
Sectigo EV SSL
- Extended business validation
- Valid for 1 domain
GeoTrust True BusinessID EV Multi-Domain
- Extended business validation
- Valid for 5 domains
All extended validation certificates
Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificates offer a high confidence grade to your visitors. This type of certificates not only need the validation of your domain and business data, they also require to send signed forms to obtain it.
The Secured Site Seal permits you to show your visitors what type of security your site has, this will increase their trust when making financial transactions or sending sensible information in your site.
Warranty provided by the certificate issuer to your customers in case of financial loss as a direct result of relying on a certificate that was issued through his negligence.
The security level of a SSL Certificate is determined by the encryption level supported by the visitors browser and the web server where te site is hosted. With the correct combination between browser and web server you will be able to establish secure connections with an encryption up to 256-bit using a SSL Certificate.
Thanks to the key the security is increased because the complexity of the encryption key used to issue the SSL Certificate.
In case of hosting provider or IP change it won't be necessary to issue a new SSL Certificate.
In case of loss of your SSL certificate you would be able to issue it again without additional costs.
How does the Extended Validation work?
Extended Validation (EV) for SSL Certificates is the most complete verification process available, because after validate the domain and your business you will also need to send additional documentation to the issuer (the SSL brand) who will check them. We recommend the use of Extended Validation SSL Certificates for online shops and business that use shopping carts.
This is the easiest step, you will simply have to respond to an automated message that will be sent to your e-mail account.
You will have to provide documentation relative to your company to the SSL Issuer, this can be done by e-mail (in PDF format), per fax or even per Post mail. You will need to send one of the following documents: Articles of Incorporation, Business License, DUNS details (e.g. your customer's Dun & Bradstreet company number).
Once you've sent the documents relative to your company, you will also need to send the EV SSL Subscriber Agrement and Certificate Request Form to complete the EV Validation process. This process is slower but permits you to obtain the maximum verification available.
Phone Call Verification
In order to complete the verification, the issuer will check your phone number per phone call, they will take your company's phone number from public phone databases.
Types of SSL certificates
Find the certificate you need according to the brand, the type of validation or the number of supported domains. You can also compare all of them here.
Verified through a code that will be sent to an email address of the domain.View certificates
Verified by email, supplying business documents and a phone call.View certificates
Add SSL security to one single domain, these are normally the cheapest certificates.View certificates
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