A domain validation SSL certificate is available for all individuals, businesses, sole traders and private customers. There is no paperwork involved; you just have to provide validation by email. You will get an automatic message that you will have to respond to in order to get issued the SSL certificate. It happens extremely quickly, since everything is working completely automatic and no staff is involved in the process.
We recommend to use Domain validation SSL certificates for small websites and systems, when end-user’s trust is not a high priority task for you. Domain validation SSL certificate provide static SiteSeal logo only. The only exception is Thawte SSL 123 which provides Dynamic SiteSeal Logo for even Domain validation SSL certificates.