Organisation name displayed beside padlock symbol


I have setup SSL for my site ( for the first time a few days ago & the process worked out without any issue. My website is hosted in shared server space from I have seen in a few websites that the organization name is also showing in green color beside the padlock symbol. I am not sure what this feature is called. Is this feature available with Let’s Encrypt?

Best regards.

Those are Extended Validation (EV) certificates.

As per the LetsEncrypt FAQs (Last updated: July 06, 2017):
What services does Let’s Encrypt offer?
Let’s Encrypt is a global Certificate Authority (CA). We let people and organizations around the world obtain, renew, and manage SSL/TLS certificates. Our certificates can be used by websites to enable secure HTTPS connections.
Let’s Encrypt offers Domain Validation (DV) certificates. We do not offer Organization Validation (OV) or Extended Validation (EV) primarily because we cannot automate issuance for those types of certificates.

Will Let’s Encrypt issue Organization Validation (OV) or Extended Validation (EV) certificates?
We have no plans to issue OV or EV certificates.


Thanks rg305 for the information.

Best regards.

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