Choose an SSL Certificate with Organization Validation OV

Choose an SSL Certificate with Organization Validation OV

Organization Verification (OV) SSL Certificates are for sites accepting payments and companies that need to instill additional trust in their users.

Popular OV SSL Certificates – Organization Verification
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Instant SSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Instant SSL
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
  • Higher trust. Requires company verification.
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€34 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL Web Server
Thawte SSL Web Server
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€91.5 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID
GeoTrust True BusinessID
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€95 / year
Buy

Select an OV certificate to get organization verification

Verification method
Protection
Certification center
Domain owner
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation.
  • Can be issued on IP-adresses;
  • Can be issued quickly.
  • Suitable for private use.
€10.5 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [DV] Can be issued quickly. Suitable for private use;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€97 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Multi Domain (up to 3 domains)
Sectigo (ex Comodo) PositiveSSL Multi Domain (up to 3 domains)
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [DV] Can be issued quickly. Suitable for private use;
  • [MD] Secures 3 different domains. You may buy up to 97 more.
  • WWW and non-WWW domains are counted as 2.
€39 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€12.5 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Essential SSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [DV] Domain verification. Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use;
  • [WC]Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€95.7 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Instant SSL
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Instant SSL
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification.
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€34 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Premium Wildcard
Sectigo (ex Comodo) Premium Wildcard
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name;
  • Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€191.4 / year
Buy
Sectigo (ex Comodo)  EV SSL certificate
Sectigo (ex Comodo) EV SSL certificate
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€210 / year
Buy
RapidSSL
RapidSSL
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€15.5 / year
Buy
RapidSSL Wildcard
RapidSSL Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [DV]Domain validation. Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€124.1 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL123
Thawte SSL123
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€39.2 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL123 Wildcard
Thawte SSL123 Wildcard
DV
For private or corporate use. Recommended for small or medium-sized websites not accepting payments. Provides a basic level of trust.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€389 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL Web Server
Thawte SSL Web Server
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • [SAN] It’s possible to protect sub-domains (50% additional cost per each)
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€91.5 / year
Buy
Thawte SSL Web Server with EV
Thawte SSL Web Server with EV
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • [SAN] It’s possible to protect sub-domains (50% additional cost per each)
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€242 / year
Buy
GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium
GeoTrust QuickSSL Premium
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [DV] Domain validation;
  • Can be issued quickly;
  • Suitable for private use.
€75 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID
GeoTrust True BusinessID
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€95 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID Wildcard
GeoTrust True BusinessID Wildcard
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
WC
Subdomain protection: *.example.com or *.mail.example.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • [WC] Secures primary domain name and all of its subdomains.
€440 / year
Buy
GeoTrust True BusinessID with EV
GeoTrust True BusinessID with EV
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€250 / year
Buy
DigiCert Secure Site
DigiCert Secure Site
OV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for medium or small businesses and websites accepting payments.
SAN
Multiple domain protection: example.com, site.com
  • [OV] Higher trust. Requires company verification;
  • Trust seal includes company name.
€434 / year
Buy
DigiCert Secure Site with EV
DigiCert Secure Site with EV
EV
Issued to organizations. Recommended for large brands.
  • [EV] Your company name in the certificate information;
  • The highest level of verification and trust.
€1056 / year
Buy

Who needs SSL Certificates with OV (organization verification) the options they offer

An SSL certificate with OV verifies that a specific organization owns the site. We recommend OV if your site accepts payments. By clicking on the padlock in their browser, visitors can see the company to which it belongs, increasing trust. OV certificates are only issued to organizations, not individuals.

Who needs SSL Certificates with OV (organization verification) the options they offer

OV Certificate Options

Wildcard (WC)
For individual domains SAN

Why you need an OV SSL certificate

To secure commercial websites

To secure commercial websites

SSL encrypts passwords, usernames, and all the information that users send. Attackers can't use it to break in.   

Protect your site from phishing

Protect your site from phishing

OV certificates contain the name of the company. This allows users to verify that the website was not created by fraudsters.

Legal entities

Legal entities

OV certificates are issued to organizations only. They are generally more secure than SSL issued to an individual.

To get more options

To get more options

OV certificates include useful additional options. These include IP issuance and the protection of multiple domains and subdomains.

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