The validity of an SSL certificate varies between 1 and 3 years, depending on the certificate you choose to buy. The Extended Validated SSL certificates are valid for 1 or 2 years. The Domain and Business Validated SSL certificates offered by Sectigo, GoGetSSL, can be issued for up to 3 years, RapidSSL, DigiCert, GeoTrust and Thawte – for 2 years.

You can save between 7% and 15% when purchasing an SSL certificate for 2 or 3 years ahead.