Extended Validation SSL Certificates

Validates domain ownership and organization information, plus legal existence of the organization and that the organization is aware of and approves the request.

Why Choose EV

Give your customers the confidence to make their purchases online with EV SSL Certificates. Extended Validation triggers the display of the green address bar in high-security browsers.

Customers Gain Confidence with the Green Address Bar

Extended Validation SSL gives Web site visitors an easy and reliable way to establish trust online. Only SSL Certificates with Extended Validation (EV) will trigger high security Web browsers to display a green address bar with the name of the organization that owns the SSL Certificate and the name of the Certificate Authority that issued it. The green bar shows site visitors that the transaction is encrypted and the organization has been authenticated according to the most rigorous industry standard. For better online performance and added customer confidence, choose Secure Site with EV SSL Certificates. (SSL Security and Extended Validation.)

Extended Validation SSL Certificates Comodo EV Comodo EV SGC
(recommended)
GeoTrust True BusinessID with EV VeriSign Secure Site with EV
(recommended)
VeriSign Secure Site Pro with EV
$579 $579 $519 $969 $1499
Validation Type Extended
Validation
Extended
Validation
Extended
Validation
Extended
Validation
Extended
Validation
Trust Level Premium Premium Premium Premium Premium
Brand Recognition Moderate Moderate Medium High High
Green Bar yes yes yes yes yes
Warranty $250K $250K $150K $100K $250K
Subdomains Secured Single Single Single Single Single
Issuance 1-2 days 1-2 days 1-10 days 5-7 days 5-7 days
Validity Options 1-2 years 1-2 years 1-2 years 1-2 years 1-2 years
Site Seal Dynamic Dynamic Dynamic Dynamic Dynamic
Server Gated Cryptography no yes no no yes
SSL Encryption 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
Browser Security Lock yes yes yes yes yes
Mobile Device Compatibility yes yes yes no no
IDN Support yes yes no yes yes
EV Upgrader no no yes yes yes
Installation Quick & Easy Quick & Easy Quick & Easy Quick & Easy Quick & Easy
Free Customer Support yes yes yes yes yes
Revocation and Replacement FREE FREE FREE FREE
(For first 30 days)
FREE
(For first 30 days)