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Canadian Domain Name Registration

Why register a .CA domain name?

The domain name system plays a critical role in how more than 3.5 billion users interact with the Internet. There currently are more than 300 million domain names registered globally.
  1. .CA domain name, supports the development of Canada's Internet community
  2. Default Privacy Protection for Whois information which is a paid option for most of the other domain names.
  3. Branding your self as Canadian because .ca domain name is Canadian

How to register a .CA domain name?

  1. Use the domain search form above to check if your domain name is available.
  2. Add your personal information and be sure you have read and you agree with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) agreement.
  3. A third step would be to pay related fees and so with a simple click and a confirmation of the payment, the domain registration is completed.
  4. Be advised that the domain names are available for all Canadian citizens, but also for businesses, organizations, and community groups that located in Canada.

Learn to register the French Internationalized .CA domain name (IDN)?

It is useful to own a page like French .ca , so we suggest you to own a .ca domain name, available in both official languages ​​of Canada , which are used by SiberName . For more details and help visit our French .CA IDN.

French or English the .CA domain names are also available for all the people and companies that are in Canada.

What advantages do you have if you own a .CA Domain Name?

The CIRA (Canadian Internet and Registration Authority Website) explains the usefulness of a .CA domain name

  • With a .ca domain name , you and your company will be more easily spotted and recognized by all internet users, like a Canadian.

  • A large number of Canadian users (89%) consider imperative to own a .CA domain if you are a Canadian citizen.

  • The .CA pages are preferred by Canadians users compared to those with .COM. They use them for shopping, banking, news, entertainment, education, and general web browsing.

  • A .CA domain name is a must for both marketing and SEO worlds. Your domain name will get a great resonance among users due respect enjoyed by Canada internationally.

  • The number of .ca domain name users is growing , the domain registration increases from day to day , and .ca domains is in fourth place with 2 million of domain registration!

  • Canadians were able to beat all records for hours spent online , this is the conclusion of a study conducted by Ipsos Reid , in eleven of the most important countries of the world.


* Promotional price applies to new, one-year registrations and the first year of new multi-year registrations only. Transfers and renewals are not eligible.

Registration Requirements

Requirement Details
Minimum Domain Name Registration Period1 Year
Local Presence RequiredYes
Local Presence Offered DetailsNone
Local Presence TypeNone
Max number of domainsNo
Max no. of domains detailsNone
Reserved billing contactYes
Other restrictionsYes
Other restrictions detailsIf the domain name is registered based on a trademark, the domain has to be the exact match as the trademark. The trademark also has to be a Canadan trademark, not any other trademark valid in Canada.

Name Requirements

TLDCA
Min Characters2
Max Characters50
Purely numeric domainYes
IDN offeredYes
Reserved words listCIRA maintains a list of reserved names that are not available for registration in the CIRA Registry. This list includes, but not is limited to:

1) .all the existing and future generic top level domain (gTLD) three letter names (including .com.ca, .org.ca, .net.ca, .edu.ca, .gov.ca, .int.ca, .mil.ca); and

2) .the names, and all abbreviations of names, of Canada, of Canadian provinces and territories as well as the names of major Canadian cities and landmarks. A detailed list may be found at http://www.cira.ca. CIRA reserves the right to periodically review and amend this list and to grant registrations of any of the names on the list as it deems appropriate. Geographical names may be made available to corresponding government entities under special conditions to be determined by CIRA in its discretion.
Reserved words linkhttp://www.cira.ca/faq_menu.html
Generic roles for Administrative Contact AllowedNo

Nameserver Requirements

Subnet requirementsYes
Name server registration neededNo
Zone preloadNo
Mail addressesNo
Local DNS requiredNo
Local name server presenceNo
Other informationNone
Minimum number of name servers2
Maximum number of name servers2
IPV6 supportedNo

Registry Information

TLDCA
NIC NameCIRA
Address
Phone
Fax
Websitehttp://www.cira.ca
Whoishttp://whois.cira.ca/public
Dispute Resolution PolicyCIRA dispute resolution policy (CDRP)
Dispute Resolution Policy Linkhttp://www.cira.ca/assets/Documents/Legal/Other/CDRPpolicy.pdf
NIC Registration Agreementhttp://www.cira.ca/assets/Documents/Legal/Registrants/registrantagreement.pdf
GroupC
Rating3

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