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StartSSL™ Extended Validation

 
StartSSL™ Extended Validation are intended for the use by all legally established businesses and organizations which are performing online trade or with high profile brands. StartSSL™ Extended Validation certificates help to increase identity awareness and customer confidence due to the new green address bar on modern browsers. Check with this site in order to test if your browser supports the green address bar.

StartSSL™ Extended Validation certificates are currently restricted to corporations, business entities, government entities and other legally established organizations. StartSSL™ Extended Validations are now available for a time-limited introductory price of only US $ 199.90! First EV certificate is included, every additional EV certificate only US$ 49.90.

Unlimited Class 3 certificates included without charge. Extended Validation certificates are valid for 2 years, Class 3 non-EV server and code signing certificates are valid for 3 years!
 

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Requirements

 
StartSSL™ Extended Validation are issued according to the EV guidelines as published by the Certification Authority/Browser Forum. EV certificates can be issued to Government Entities, to privately-held or publicly-held Corporations, or to Business Entities including Sole Proprietors, General Partnerships, Non-Commercial Entities and Unincorporated Associations that meet the requirements outlined below.

To apply for Extended Validation (EV) the "Certificate Requester" must first obtain a valid Class 2 Identity Validation. EV certificates can be issued to privately-held or publicly-held corporations that meet the following requirements:
  1. The Private Organization MUST be a legally recognized entity whose existence was created by a filing with (or an act of) the Incorporating or Registration Agency in its Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration (e.g., by issuance of a certificate of incorporation) or is an entity that is chartered by a state or federal regulatory agency.
  2. The Private Organization MUST have designated with the Incorporating or Registration Agency either a Registered Agent, or a Registered Office (as required under the laws of the Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration) or an equivalent facility.
  3. The Private Organization MUST NOT be designated on the records of the Incorporating or Registration Agency by labels such as "inactive", "invalid", "not current", or the equivalent.
  4. The Private organization MUST have a verifiable physical existence and business presence.
  5. The Private Organization's Jurisdiction of Incorporation, Registration, Charter, or License, and/or its Place of Business MUST NOT be in any country where the StartCom Certification Authority of Eilat, Israel is prohibited from doing business or is prohibited from issuing a certificate by the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
  6. The Private Organization MUST NOT be listed on any government denial list or prohibited list (e.g., trade embargo) under the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
EV certificates can be issued to Government Entities that meet the following requirements:
  1. The legal existence of the Government Entity MUST be established by the political subdivision in which such Government Entity operates.
  2. The Government Entity MUST NOT be in any country where the StartCom Certification Authority of Eilat, Israel is prohibited from doing business or is prohibited from issuing a certificate by the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
  3. The Government Entity MUST NOT be listed on any government denial list or prohibited list (e.g., trade embargo) under the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
EV certificates can be issued to Business Entities that meet the following requirements:
  1. The Business Entity MUST be a legally recognized entity whose formation included the filing of certain forms with the Registration Agency in its jurisdiction, the issuance or approval by such Registration Agency of a charter, certificate, or license, and whose existence can be verified with that Registration Agency.
  2. The Business Entity MUST have a verifiable physical existence and business presence.
  3. At least one Principal Individual associated with the Business Entity MUST be identified and validated.
  4. The identified Principal Individual MUST attest to the representations made in the Subscriber Agreement.
  5. Where the Business Entity represents itself under an assumed name in addition to the Applicant's formal legal name, as recorded with the applicable Incorporating Agency or Registration Agency in the Applicant's Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Registration, the Applicant's identity, as asserted in the EV Certificate, is to contain any assumed name (also known as "doing business as", "DBA", or "d/b/a" in the US, and "trading as" in the UK), the Business Entity has registered its use of the assumed name with the appropriate government agency for such filings in the jurisdiction of its Place of Business and that such filing continues to be valid.
  6. The Business Entity and the identified Principal Individual associated with the Business Entity MUST NOT be located or residing in any country where the StartCom Certification Authority of Eilat, Israel is prohibited from doing business or is prohibited from issuing a certificate by the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
  7. The Business Entity and the identified Principal Individual associated with the Business Entity MUST NOT be listed on any government denial list or prohibited list (e.g., trade embargo) under the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
EV certificates can be issued to to Non-Commercial Entities who do not qualify under any of the above requirements, but satisfy the following requirements:
  1. The Applicant is an International Organization Entity, created under a charter, treaty, convention or equivalent instrument that was signed by, or on behalf of, more than one country's government. The CA/Browser Forum may publish a listing of International Organizations that have been approved for EV eligibility.
  2. The International Organization Entity MUST NOT be headquartered in any country where the StartCom Certification Authority of Eilat, Israel is prohibited from doing business or is prohibited from issuing a certificate by the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
  3. The International Organization Entity MUST NOT be listed on any government denial list or prohibited list (e.g., trade embargo) under the laws of the State of Israel or the United States of America.
  4. Subsidiary organizations or agencies of qualified International Organizations may also qualify for EV Certificates.

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