Domain Validation SSL Certificates

Validates domain is registered and someone with admin rights is aware of and approves the certificate request.

Domain Validation SSL Certificates PositiveSSL* RapidSSL® GeoTrust QuickSSL® GeoTrust QuickSSL® Premium
(recommended)
Comodo Essential Comodo Essential Wildcard
$9.95 $14.95 $149 $199 $29 $209
Validation Type Domain
Validation
Domain
Validation
Domain
Validation
Domain
Validation
Domain
Validation
Domain
Validation
Trust Level Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard Deluxe
Brand Recognition Moderate Moderate Medium Medium Moderate Moderate
Green Bar no no no no no no
Warranty $10K $10K $10K $100K $10K $10K
Subdomains Secured Single Single Single Single Single Unlimited
Issuance 1-24 hours
10 minutes 10 minutes 10 minutes 1-2 hours 1-2 days
Validity Options 1 years 1-5 years 1-5 years 1-6 years 1-5 years 1-5 years
Site Seal no Static Static Dynamic no no
Server Gated Cryptography no no no no no no
SSL Encryption up to 256-bit up to 256-bit up to 256-bit up to 256-bit up to 256-bit up to 256-bit
99% Browser Compatibility yes yes yes yes yes yes
Browser Security Lock yes yes yes yes yes yes
Mobile Device Compatibility yes no no yes yes yes
IDN Support no no no no yes yes
EV Upgrader no no no no no no
Installation Quick & Easy
(FREE Installation Service)
Quick & Easy Quick & Easy Quick & Easy Quick & Easy Quick & Easy
Free Customer Support yes yes yes yes yes yes
Revocation and Replacement no FREE FREE FREE FREE FREE