Is local company in South Africa required?
No, it is not required to have a local company in South Africa, in order to register a .CO.ZA domain name.
Is local admin contact in South Africa required?
No, a local administrative contact in South Africa is not required in order to register .CO.ZA domain names.
Are trademarks usable in South Africa?
Unfortunately, neither a trademark application or registration in South Africa or elsewhere will give specific access to register .CO.ZA domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .CO.ZA IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .CO.ZA?
There are some restrictions on the type of domain names allowed in South Africa. Please contact us beforehand, if you are planning to apply for a generic type .CO.ZA domain.
How much time does it take to register .CO.ZA domain name?
Usually, it takes 3 day/s to register a .CO.ZA domain name in South Africa. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the South African domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .CO.ZA domains?
You are allowed to apply for .CO.ZA domain names with the minimum amount of 1 character.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .CO.ZA domains?
It is not possible to apply for .CO.ZA domain names with more than 30 characters.
Can I register more than one South African domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of South African .CO.ZA domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS?
If you opt to use your own DNS, all specified name servers must be operative and respond authoritatively for the .CO.ZA domain.
Are there other domain extensions related to South Africa?
Yes, there are more South African extensions available at Web Solutions. Some of them might not require local presence and may be unrestricted. Please check the available extensions for South Africa below: