One Domain Business Validation SSL Certificates

One Domain

One domain SSL Certificates are issued in order to secure one fully qualified domain or subdomain name under a single certificate. If you purchase a one domain SSL Certificate for, you can only secure all or any pages on Some one domain SSL Certificates cover both, the naked version (, and the “www” version of the domain name ( However some one domain SSL Certificates cover only the version that you provide in the Certificate Signing Request (CSR). For this reason, before purchasing a one domain SSL Certificate, make sure you read its description carefully, so that it matches your website’s needs. One domain certificates are also called “single domain” SSL Certificates. They are available in all three validation types: Domain, Organization and Extended Validation. In this way you can choose the type of validation that fits your website and your business needs best. One domain SSL Certificates are perfect for small and medium businesses which have one single website. If you are planning to operate multiple domains or subdomains, and several websites under one or several companies, then you should look for a Multi-Domain (SAN) SSL Certificate or a Wildcard SSL Certificate.

Business Validation SSL

The Business Validation SSL Certificate (BV SSL), also called Organization Validation SSL certificate(OV SSL), is recommended if you have an e-commerce website that is a registered business. Besides the domain validation performed through e-mail, you will have to provide company documentation to receive business authentication. During this authentication process, the Certificate Authority (CA) will verify if your business is carried out by a legitimate, good faith company operating at the provided location. Since the validation is done manually and involves paperwork, you will receive your Business Validation SSL Certificate/Organization Validation SSL within 1-3 business days. After receiving Business Validation/Organization Validation, the green “https” and padlock icon will be displayed on your website’s address bar. These signs will make customers more willing to entrust you their personal and financial information. Yet, if your website purpose is to perform large sales, offer specific products/services or execute financial transactions, you should consider buying our Extended Validation (EV) certificate. This type of SSL certificate will activate the green address bar and will give your site a higher level of trust than a BV SSL/OV SSL.