Registration of .AU domain names for Australia is currently unavailable.
Unfortunately, domain names in .AU extension for Australia are not available for registration at the moment. You may check alternative nameplaces/extensions for Australia that are available. Click your chosen TLD to read more about Australian registry regulations, policy and prices for the domains listed.
Please note that the Trustee Service for Australia is offered free of charge!
If you have no local presence in Australia, but would like to register a .AU domain name, simply select Local Presence/Trustee Service during the order process.
If you opt to take advantage of our Local Presence/Trustee Service for Australian domain names, Web Solutions itself, its local branch office or a local agent assigned by us will become the legal holders and administrative contacts of the relevant .AU domains.
Acceptable .AU domain types:
Domain names related to your company name, products, services and trademarks can all be registered via our Trustee Service for .AU domain names. If you are planning to register domains relating to gambling, chat, erotic content, advertising or similar name categories, such names must be pre-approved individually and may incur a higher service charge. Please email us in advance at email@example.com.
DNS choice for Australia:
All the .AU domain names may be hosted on your own name servers. If you specify no name servers, we will provide DNS for your Australian domains free of charge.
User Certificate for Australian Trustee domains:
As soon as the .AU domain names have been registered, we will forward to you a User Certificate which defines your rights and the terms under which we are providing the Trustee Service for Australia - including that you will be considered the rightful user of the domain names, with full authority to define technical settings and to manage the usage of the domain.
Web Solutions will be supplying the Local Presence/Trustee Service as is, and cannot guarantee against unforeseen interruptions or discontinuance of service. We can never be held responsible for any losses sustained by our clients, directly or indirectly, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages.
Register the Australian trademark!
There will always be risks involved with using a local presence or trustee service such as this. We strongly recommend that our clients strengthen the legal standing of their .AU domains, by registering matching trademarks in Australia.
No warehousing of Australian .AU domain names with Trustee Service!
It is expressly not permitted to use our Trustee Service for .AU domain names for the purpose of purchasing and selling domain names. Exceptions may be made for certain generic type domain names, in which case an agreement must be made in writing between ourselves, prior to the registration of the domain name.
Dont spam using your .AU domain names with Trustee Service!
If you are planning to send out large amounts of emails from your AU domain with Trustee Service (over 50 recipients at once), you must inform us in advance and seek prior approval.
If you would like more information regarding Trustee Service for Australian domain names, or would like to review a draft User Certificate, please contact our support team.
How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?
Enter the domains you wish to have transferred to Web Solutions into the box (please note that transfer of .AU domain names to Web Solutions is currently not available)
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
The Registry of Australian Domain .AU has recently approved direct registrations within the domain, for example “yourname.au”.
Currently, all .AU domain names must be registered under a second level domain, for instance “yourname.com.au” or “yourname.org.au”. Based on the survey conducted by the Registry and sent to 97,000 randomly selected registrants in COM.AU, NET.AU, ORG.AU, ASN.AU and ID.AU, 60% of respondents appear likely or highly likely to register a “yo [...]
If you would like more information about the Local Presence / Trustee Service in Australia, or have other questions about the .AU domain registration or domains transfer, please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone: +44 (0) 208 133 3994