.AFRICA regulations summary:
.AFRICA can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not required.
Registration fee: USD 0.00
Annual domain fee: USD 59.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.AFRICA full regulations:
There are no restrictions for registering a .AFRICA domain name. .AFRICA can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not required.
Is local company in Geo Culture required?
A local company is not required for registration of .AFRICA domains.
Is local admin contact in Geo Culture required?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .AFRICA domains.
Are trademarks usable in Geo Culture?
No trademark is required in order to register a .AFRICA domain. Trademark holders who wish to protect their intellectual property during and after the launch of new gTLDs should consider registering their trademark(s) with the Trademark Clearinghouse. The service includes preventive warning notices to would-be violators of your trademark, notification of violations as well as access to early bird Sunrise registration ahead of other registrants. For more information please see Trademark Clearinghouse Managed Submission
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .AFRICA IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .AFRICA?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .AFRICA. However, the .AFRICA registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
How much time does it take to register .AFRICA domain name?
Usually, it takes 0 day/s to register a .AFRICA domain name in Geo Culture. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Geo Culture domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .AFRICA domains?
You are allowed to apply for .AFRICA domain names with the minimum amount of 1 character.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .AFRICA domains?
It is not possible to apply for .AFRICA domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Geo Culture domain name?
Registration of multiple .AFRICA names is allowed. There are no limitations.
Do I have to configure my DNS?
You are not required to configure your nameservers in advance, in order to register .AFRICA domains. We do however recommend that you do so. However, if you are unfamiliar with nameservers and DNS settings, you can ignore this part and ask your webmaster after having completed the registration of your .AFRICA domains.
How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?
- Enter the domains you wish to have transferred to Web Solutions into the box
- Fill in your name and email address
- Press Confirm. A person from Web Solutions Support will contact you, in order to process the transfer request
- If you have Auth. Codes ready, include these. If not, you can send them later
- If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer