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Validation for Code Signing Certificates

After generation, the next step in the Code Signing process is to complete the stringent validation process set forth by the issuing Certificate Authority (CA). Each certificate type has a different set of requirements that you or your business has to complete. The below articles contain step-by-step instructions on how to complete the validation process.

Organization Validation and Extended Validation

  1. Subscriber Agreement and Approval (OV and EV)
  2. Organization Authentication (OV/EV)
  3. Identity Authentication (OV – Sectigo Only)
  4. Locality Presence (OV/EV)
  5. Telephone Verification (OV/EV)
  6. Final Verification Call (OV/EV)

Individual Validation

  1. Identity Authentication (IV)