An Extended Validation (EV) Certificate from provides customers more confidence that they are interacting with a trusted web site and their information is secure.
Extended Validation SSL certificates require a full validation of the company and domain. Essentially the Certificate Authority must be able to verify the following.
- The company is registered with the relevant government authority
- The domain is registered in the name of the company
- The person applying for the certificate is a full time employee of the company
- Locate a publicly listed phone number for the company to complete a verification call