Solution ID : SO090721224845
Last Modified : 07/19/2021
Verified Mark Certificates (VMCs) are a critical step in a series of security measures that help strengthen email security, build trust in the inbox, and help users associate a brand logo with the active security check provided by DMARC. Verifying the identity of the requestor of the VMC and registration of the logo decreases the likelihood of VMCs being used to spoof your brand.
The additional validation requirements for VMC may take anywhere from an additional day to more than a week to complete. As a result of the additional validation time, we encourage users to monitor email and voicemail for updates from our validation team.
The validation process for a VMC builds on the steps used for Extended Validations certificates, adding new steps to the validation process as required by the VMC specification section 3.2.
The VMC validation process will verify the following: