Overview of the Vetting Process for ExtendedSSL
The Extended Validation vetting process establishes the legitimacy of an organization within a specific jurisdiction of incorporation. It also clearly identifies the organization's principle place of business through a rigorous and stringent set of well defined validation processes. The process encompasses authentication of the organization's domain ownership rights as well as contractually binding the organization to a subscriber agreement. This agreement benefits relying parties and strengthens the security of the Internet as a whole.
Overview of the Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate: https://www.globalsign.com/resources/guide-to-ev-ssl.pdf