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Thawte has issued more than 1 million SSL Certificates since 1995, protecting identities and transactions in over 240 countries. One of the first international Certificate Authorities. Backed by DigiCert, they are one of the most respectable and sort after online security brands people want to see when visiting a website. They lead the industry for securing your blog or e-commerce website, to your business network and mail server with their Thawte SSL Web Server Certificates.

No matter the situation, there's always a Thawte SSL certificate for your specific security needs.

Thawte SSL Certificates

Domain Validated Thawte SSL Certificates

Domain Validated
ProductLowest PriceSecuresSite SealWarrantyIssuance Time 
Thawte SSL 123 Flexi€23.76 / yr
€408 Saved
Single domain
Or Multiple domains
€500,0005-15 minutes
Thawte SSL 123 Wildcard Flexi€149.32 / yr
€1,887 Saved
Unlimited subdomains
And Multiple domains
€500,0005-15 minutes

Business Thawte TLS/SSL Certificates

Business Validated
ProductLowest PriceSecuresSite SealWarrantyIssuance Time 
Thawte Web Server Flexi Certificate€53.56 / yr
€574 Saved
Single domain
Or Multiple domains
€1,250,0001-2 days
Thawte Wildcard SSL Flexi Certificate€195.57 / yr
€1,808 Saved
Unlimited subdomains
And Multiple domains
€1,250,0001-2 days

Premium EV Thawte SSL Certificates

Extended Validation
ProductLowest PriceSecuresSite SealWarrantyIssuance Time 
Thawte Web Server EV Certificate€103.81 / yr
€697 Saved
Single domain
And Multiple domains
€1,500,0001-10 days
24/7 Support
Money Back Guarantee
Unlimited Server Licenses
99.9% Device Support

What SSL/TLS Certificate are provided by Thawte?

There is a small range of SSL Certificates from Thawte, categorized into three groups:

Domain Validated (DV)

The Thawte SSL123 Domain Validated range is great for individuals or businesses wanting a low cost solution to quickly getting secured.

After you validate ownership and control of your domain name, your SSL will be instantly issued. This can all be completed in under 5 minutes.

Organisation/Business Validated (OV)

The Thawte SSL Web Server range is for organisations and businesses needing to show that they are a verified and trusted legal entity in their country of registration. They are also suitable for global organisations.

When visitors view/click your certificate within their browser, or the site seal on your website, they will see your verified business details.

Extended Validated (EV)

The Extended Validation Thawte SSL Web Server Certificate is suitable for organisations that require a high level of authenticity. The Extended Validation will show that you are a business in good standing and with all the appropriate registrations.

The EV range also has the highest levels of warranty available from all the Thawte Certificates. The EV enables the green address bar in supported browsers.

What features do you require from your Thawte TLS Certificate?

Single Domain

These SSL/TLS Certificates offered by Thawte will secure a single domain name and is more then efficient for most customers. You can be up and running with a trusted site within minutes.

Securing the root domain will also include a free SAN to secure the www-version of your domain. Securing both and


The Thawte Wildcard SSL Certificates secures your main domain while also securing any sub domain (* And now, exclusively to SSLTrust, we allow you to secure multiple levels of your sub-domains with no additional cost (*.*

So when you are needing to secure all your sub-domains, there may be no better choice then a Thawte Wildcard SSL Certificate. All starting very affordable SSL123 wildcard.

Multi Domain

Many organisations like to run multiple services over different domains and/or sub domains, and that is why they go with a multi-domain SSL Certificate.

With a Thawte Flexi Multi-Domain SSL Certificate, you can secure completely different domains. You also get the ability to add in your domains as a wildcard to secure all you sub-domains with no additional costs. You could secure:,,, *

What a Thawte Certificate can be used for?

All Thawte Certificates are industry standard x.509 Certificate, allowing you to use them for a large variety of purposes. They include ( but are not limited to ):

  • Securing your website on any hosting platform.
  • Securing your APIs.
  • Securing SaaS applications built on any software, including PHP, NodeJS, ReactJS and more.
  • Secure your mail servers, ftp servers, enterprise services, exchange servers.
  • Reverse Proxies, NGINX, Apache, LightSpeed, Wordpress and more

Any platform that supports the industry standard x.509, which includes all widely used platforms in use today, will allow you to be secured via Thawte Certificates.

Key CryptographyRSA or ECC
Minimum Key Size2048-bit (RSA), 233-bit (ECC)
SSL/TLS Encryption256-bit Encryption
Mobile & Smartphone SupportYes
Browser compatibility99%
Client OS CompatibilityHigh

Being the first international Certificate Authority to offer SSLs outside of the USA, Thawte® has grown to a become global leader. Each SSL issued starting with December 1st 2017 will be trusted by all browsers and devices under the DigiCert Trusted Root. Over 99% browser compatibility and a history of 40% of Global SSLs using Thawte.

256-Bit Encryption with an Intermediate Authority for enhanced Security, Identity and Digital Interactions. You will have the choice with your new TLS order to have a SHA1-Root for compatibility with older browsers and devices. You also can have your new TLS issued with a SHA2-Root for future proof security and encryption.

When you need to run a trusted site, Thawte can help.

Thawte Root
Thawte Inc Site Seal

Thawte Trusted Site Seal

You will be secured by a trusted Certificate, but how can you give even more confidence to your customer in your business? Through a Site Seal. Upon clicking the Seal installed on your website you will have a popup window showing the verification of your business.

Site Seals showing extended validation by a trusted 3rd party are a proven method build greater trust and increasing conversions of visitors to paying customers.

Seal Button
Thawte Brand

What is Thawte?

Thawte is a Certificate Authority founded in 1995 in South Africa. Issuing over 1 million Certificates since their establishment, they are now a Global industry leader. They lead the industry with a strong focus around developing new and improved security products and standards.

In 2010 Symantec brought them in under their own Web Security trust brands. They continued to grow in 2017 when DigiCert started to manage their issuance process and validation procedures.

How does Thawte compare to other Certificate Authorities (CAs)?

Thawte is a highly regarded and trusted Certificate Authority when compared to all Certificate Authorities globally available today. They are considered one of the top most used and trusted Certificate Authorities in many countries, and are now under DigiCert management.

GeoTrust is a perfect solution for any Organization or Individual who wants an affordable Certificate with the trusted Thawte SSL123, providing all the high level security with fast issuance.

If you want something a bit more premium and to show your authenticity as a registered and legal entity in your country, a higher warranty, and a few extra features, have a look into the Thawte SSL Web Server range. This has become one of our most popular offerings for educational institutions.

The Thawte Root Certificates are installed in all major browsers, mobile and desktop systems. This allows for visitors and users of your systems/websites to connect quickly and security without any security warnings.

You will have easy access and management of all your SSL Certificate solutions under our very own SSLTrust management portal and desktop applications.

If you want direct access to the DigiCert Cert Central management platform, no worries, just ask our friendly support team to get setup.

Thawte Europe is a good choice for your SSL Certificate needs, offering all the features, warranty levels, security, Site Seals you will need.

A comprehensive SSL Installation Service at your disposal

Although we try to make the configuration and installation of your SSL Certificates as simple as possible, you may run into difficulty. We have our Expert SSL team ready to help wih your install when needed.

We have a friendly and Knowledgeable team at SSLTrust to assist with all aspects of SSL Certificate integration. From installation to help with the validation process. With many years of experience in the industry, we can address any issues and questions no matter how small or large.

You can contact our team through various methods, which works best for you. We offer support via our online chat, ticketing system from your account or email, direct email support, phone and also onsite when required.

Customer Reviews

SSLTrust & Thawte Review Ratings of 4.9/5 from 336 reviews. Read all review

Highly recommend. Unequaled service, even on a Sunday. Best support I can remember ever getting. Very professional, quick responses equal Good Quality and great value.

2 months ago

We recently ordered a wildcard certificate through SSLTrust and were having some issues getting the domain validated. After emailing support, I had a reply within 10 minutes which got our initial issue resolved, however as it turns out the certificate we ordered wouldn't fulfil our needs. SSLTrust not only immediately refunded the certificate but assisted us in getting the replacement certificate validated as soon as possible. Emails were always answered promptly and there was never any run around.Being able to pay for certificates in Australian Dollars and having support located in the same time zone as we are makes dealing with them so much easier. I haven't seen this level of service from *any* other certificate provider, and just to put icing on the cake, they were cheaper than ordering the certificate directly from the provider. For the level of service and assistance we got, I'd still recommend them even if they were more expensive than going direct to the provider.

3 months ago

The best SSL reseller online with the best prices. Great service and support! Highly recommended!

10 months ago

Thawte SSL FAQ

You can rest easy knowing that Thawte SSL is fully secure and up-to-spec with all the latest web security developments, given that they fall under the Symantec/DigiCert umbrella. For all intents and purposes, investing in a Thawte SSL is as safe of a bet as you could possibly make

Though Thawte SSL certificates are provided with a DigiCert Root certificate in tow, the two companies are not, in fact, one and the same. DigiCert does manage the Thawte brand, however, and provides them with cutting-edge integration with their own suite of highly-trusted certificates which, in turn, substantially bolsters Thawte's own trustworthiness.

Thawte SSL can be put to work in virtually any context. Their certificate suites have been used for both individual projects and high-grade enterprise systems, which means they've got integration experience across the board. Small websites, SSL web server certificate endeavors, extended validation... Thawte has got it all.

Thawte SSL certificates are a stellar choice, as the rest of this page readily explains. They're a well-rounded, trustworthy, and reliable web security partner, and you'd do well to opt for one of their digital certificates for protection.

SSLTrust offers five different Thawte SSL certificates to choose from. Namely, they are the SSL213 Flexi solution and its Wildcard variant, the two Web Server SSLs, and the Wildcard Flexi SSL option, featuring a wealth of security options fit for any page you may need to protect.

Thawte SSL123 Flexi

Lowest price guarantee, starting as low as €408 /yr

You can be up and secured within minutes with this domain validated SSL. Being on of the most respected and trusted Certificate Authorities available you will boost your customer confidence in the security you provide.

Thawte SSL123 Wildcard Flexi

Lowest price guarantee, starting as low as €1,887 /yr

The very popular Thawte SSL123 Wildcard Certificate remains one of our best Thawte offerings. Allowing you to secure unlimited subdomains with one of the most highly trusted Certificate Authorities available, this Thawte Wildcard SSL123 Certificate is a great choice that is both cost-effective and can be issued within mere minutes.

Thawte SSL Web Server Certificate Flexi

Lowest price guarantee, starting as low as €574 /yr

When you need a little more to show your business, school or organisations authenticity then this business validated SSL Certificate is a great choice. Show your business details in the Thawte SSL Web Server Certificate itself and the included Site Seal. Our team are readily available to assist with the easy validation process.

Thawte SSL Web Server EV Certificate

Lowest price guarantee, starting as low as €697 /yr

Show the Green Address Bar to your customers and visitors and give them complete trust in your business as it has been verified by one of the leaders in online security. Each user will have 256-bit encryption available and complete confidence in the security. The Thawte SSL Webb Server EV great choice when you are developing your business presence.

Thawte Wildcard SSL Certificate - Flexi

Lowest price guarantee, starting as low as €1,808 /yr

Secure an unlimited number of subdomains under your domain name with the ability to install this Thawte Wildcard SSL Certificate for web servers on an unlimited number of instances, all with the full 256-bit encryption available. When you need a complex sub-domain security solution, a Thawte Wildcard SSL will get you up and running in no time at all.