Brief regulationsDomain .ca (Canada). Required local presence or Canadian trademark
If you are willing to use our local presence in Canada, Local Agent fee occurs during the registration and then annually when renewing your domain
All presented fees for .ca domains are Net value, tax excluded, and apply to 1 year upkeep
VAT tax in local rate will be applied to the subjects based in the European Union which are not registered as an active VAT EU entities and to all subjects from Poland
Information regarding registration of .CA domains
How to register .CA domainIn order to register Canadian .ca domain name, enter your chosen domain, together with it's .ca extension in a search box above and check if it's available by clicking Search. You may also contact our Support directly and let us know the domain name you are interested in for manual check. If you cannot fulfill registry's requirements for .ca domains in Canada and you would like to use our Local Agent service for Canada, please contact us and let us know all your chosen domains within .ca zone
Frequently Asked Questions
for .CA domains
Are there any Canadian registry's restrictions in force when ordering .ca domain?
Yes. There are additional requirements for .ca domain registration. More detailed description of .ca ending limitations can be found in full regulations above or further down in our FAQ.
Mentioned restrictions do not apply if you or your company have chosen to register .ca domain with our organisation. When using our Local Agent service in Canada all .ca registry's registration requirements would be fulfilled
Is the local company in Canada required in order to register .ca domain?
Yes. To buy .ca domain you need to own a company in Canada. You will be asked to provide Canadian company's business registration number
Is the local administrative contact in Canada required in order to register .ca domain?
No. You don't have to assign any local contact for .ca domain in Canada
Do you offer a service that allows anyone to register domain in Canada despite local restrictions?
Yes. Our service called Local Agent in Canada will let you register .ca domain, fulfilling all Canadian registry's requirements - please contact us if you wish to know more about the Local Agent service
I already own Canadian trademark which is identical to my chosen .ca domain, or own any other active trademarks, would this help me in aquiring .ca domain?
Yes. Registered Canadian trademarks or other trademarks significantly changes .ca domain registration possibilities in Canada
Can I register any domain name with .ca ending?
Yes. Any names are allowed within .ca zone (including generic and dictionary words), however registry in Canada may have a list of forbidden domains and registration of such names would not be possible
Can I register Canadian domain .ca with non-standard ASCII characters (IDN)?
Yes. With .ca domain you can use the following non-standard characters: éëêèâàæôœùûüçîïÿ.
Using national non-standard characters in .ca domains (IDN) may affect the domain fees. Please contact us if you wish to register IDN .ca domain
What is the minimum and maximum length of a domain name with .ca ending?
Canadian domains must consist between the minimum 2 and maximum of 59 characters
Is there any limit in the amount of .ca domains that could be registered in Canada?
No. Domain registry in Canada allows an unlimited amount of registered .ca domains per single entity
Is there any way to check who is the owner of previously registered .ca domain?
You could try to check whois server response in Canadian registry WHOIS database for chosen .ca domain
Our free .ca whois tool is available here:
Are there any other Canadian alternatives for the .ca TLD?
Yes. In Canada there are being used also the following internet names:
- .qc.com (unavailable)
The information regarding domains .ca in Canada presented on this page and .ca TLD prices are not an offer in the meaning of the Civil Code. Displayed data and Canadian .ca domain logo are for information purposes only.
In case of any questions or issues with .ca domain registration in Canada please contact us!
Available payment methods
We accept the following payment methods for .ca domains:
- wire bank transfer
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- credit cards, online payments, PayPal