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ComodoCA SSL DV Certificates

Fast and affordable certificates to secure your website

DV SSL Certificate Single Domain

DV SSL Certificate Multi‑Domain

DV SSL Certificate Wildcard

About DV SSL Certificates

The Fast, Convenient, Reliable Way to Secure Your Website, Today

Domain Validation (DV) SSL certificates provide the fastest, easiest, and most cost-effective way to receive industry-standard 256-bit encryption within minutes. Once installed, websites with DV SSL certificates will show the padlock icon and https:// in the web browser.

Why Choose ComodoCA DV SSL

  • Coverage up to 6 years*
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Provides Domain Validation
  • Enables https and the padlock image
  • Issues within minutes
  • Unlimited server licensing
  • Compatible with all leading web and mobile browsers
  • Free 24/7/365 expert support in multiple languages
  • $500,000 SSL certificate warranty

*Reissue certificate annually

Validation Information

DV SSL Certificate Validation Requirements

Domain Validated SSL certificates are the most basic and easiest to validate using a single step to verify the person or organization who owns the registered domain. To complete the validation, the domain owner must prove that they own the domain that was submitted with the order.

The easiest and preferred method is completing the verification with email-based authentication. Using this preferred method, we will send an email to the WHOIS registrar email address asking you to verify that you purchased a DV certificate. Once you positively respond to our email, the requirement is considered satisfied and the certificate can be issued within minutes of a completed order.

As an alternative to the WHOIS registered email, we can send the authentication email to one of five pre-approved email addresses associated with the website domain. The five pre-approved addresses are:


If the email Domain Validation does not work for your particular situation, there are alternative methods.

  • File-Based Authentication – we will provide you with a text file that you will need to upload to the root directory of your website. This will then be verified by us via HTTP or HTTPS.
  • CNAME-Based Authentication – we will provide you with two unique hash values (these are MD5 and SHA1). You, in turn, must enter them in your CNAME DNS record.


SSL + Multi-Layered Web Security

The Sectigo Web Security Platform combines our industry-leading SSL/TLS certificates with eight layers of comprehensive "set it and forget it" web security, all managed from a single cloud-based portal. Automate daily website backups and scans, receive proactive notifications to instantly patch vulnerabilities and remove malware, plus more. Purchase and Save on our Web Security Plans during checkout.

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