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Extended Validation (EV) SSL certificates provide the highest level of online trust among all digital certificates. The perfect SSL solution not only encrypts your website with the top standard validation, but it also comes with many extra premium features that have proven to boost trust and clearly demonstrate the organization’s name in the browser's address bar. EV SSL is quite suitable for e-commerce and financial enterprises.


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Most trusted SSL certificates boost your sales!

Most trusted SSL certificates boost your sales!

EV SSL certificate has undergone the most rigorous corporate verification and can quickly display corporate information on the browser, which can effectively improve the credibility of the website, cultivate visitor trust, and increase conversion rate.

  • 37% of e-commerce website customers are more likely to make a purchase
  • 43% of visitors are more likely to sign up for a new account
  • 57% of people are more likely to share personal information
  • 50% of visitors are more likely to engage in financial transactions
  • 38% are more likely to fill out and submit an online form

Activates HTTPS protocol

Displays organization name and country code

Font changes to green/grey with a secured padlock

Complies with regulations of PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, GDPR, etc.

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What do I benefit from an EV SSL certificate?

Robust encryption

EV SSL certificates support up to 256-bit encryption to secure your online businesses and provide relief to users. It provides the highest level of authentication through the strict validation process.

Increase credibility

Website installed EV SSL certificate turns your address bar into a green bar and quickly displays organization information in the browser, effectively improving the credibility of the website.

Boost conversion & sales

Extended validation SSL certificate assures the highest security so that customers are more likely to do online business with you. It is proven to increase customers' confidence and boost conversion & sales.

Prevent from phishing

An EV SSL certificate displays green address bar and visible organization name against attackers, which makes users easily distinguish phishing (fake) websites from legitimate websites. Furthermore, it will protect your site from eavesdropping and man-in-the-middle attacks.

Activate HTTPS

An EV SSL certificate activates HTTPS protocol, and displays the green padlock symbol in the address bar of your website. The search engine, Google will give priority to increase SEO ranking for the site with the beginning of “https://”.

Compliant with regulations

According to the data security and privacy regulations of PCI-DSS, HIPAA/HITECH, GDPR, governments and industries should meet data compliance, keep personal data private and secured. An EV SSL certificate is quite qualified for the requirements.

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QWhat is an EV SSL certificate?


Extended Validation (EV) SSL is the highest level of trusted certificate that follows a standardized validation process to verify the business identity and domain ownership. It triggers HTTPS and a secured padlock, and an authenticated organization name can be seen upon clicking on a padlock. As a result, it is very easy for users to see what they are visiting is a phishing (fake) website or legitimate website.

QWhat are features of EV SSL certificate?

  • Strict extended organization validation and domain authentication.
  • Display company name in the green address bar of website.
  • Protect both www and non-www domain name at the same time.
  • Issued by the third party (CA), not available to anyone.
  • EV SSL certificate assures the strong encryption standards, which is ideal for ecommerce, banking, government and financial institution to deal with customers’ sensitive information.

QHow to choose an EV SSL certificate?

  • When it comes to choose an EV SSL, quantity of domain names, brands and budget shall be considered. Extended validation certificates enable protect a domain or multiple domains, but not give a protection to sub-domains.
  • Digicert (Symantec) is the world's leading provider of scalable TLS/SSL. All of their EV SSL certificates display the globally known Norton secured seal and do daily virus scanning to protect your website at all times. With starting at $289/year, Digicert EV SSL certificate is quiet suitable for enterprise websites, e-commerce websites, etc.
  • Entrust has the most outstanding security performance, and its popularity is second only to Symantec. Up to now, Entrust, with a market share of 75% in all EV SSL certificates, is recognized and applied by many large-scale IT companies, e-commerce enterprises, and financial institutions.
  • EV SSL certificates of Geotrust and Sectigo (Comodo) are cheap and widely used in SMBs. Comodo EV SSL is best for small and micro websites and Geotrust EV certificate is a good choice for small and medium businesses and e-commerce websites.

QHow long does it take to get an EV SSL certificate?


EV SSL certificate includes verification of physical, operational, and legal existence of a company as well the certificate authority can contact third party business resources to verify the business details. All this process takes up to 5 days in certificate issuance.