A. Organization Authentication Requirements
Geotrust must verify that your organization is registered with a government agency and in good standing in the location listed in your order.
The following entities are eligible to receive an OV Certificate provided they are currently registered with and approved by an official registration agency in their jurisdiction.
B. Physical Address Confirmation
GeoTrust must verify the organization’s registered, physical address through one of the following means, if not listed in the Government Agency record:
C. Telephone Number Confirmation:
GeoTrust must verify the organization’s telephone number through one of the following means, if not listed in the Government Agency record:
D. Domain Authentication Requirements
GeoTrust must confirm that your organization owns, or has the right to use, the domain listed in your order.
GeoTrust must confirm that your organization owns, or has the right to use, the domain listed in your order. Domain ownership is confirmed by performing a WHOIS lookup. The WHOIS lists a “Registrant”, which is considered the owner of the domain. The domain registrant must match the organization’s registered, legal name listed and approved on the order.
E. Order Verification Requirements
Verification involves calling the Organizational Contact for the order via a telephone number obtained through a qualified information source (e.g., Dun & Bradstreet, BBB, Yellow Pages), to confirm the order information within the enrollment.
If you do not have one of the above documents, or if you have any questions, please contact Customer Support.