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.EDU.ZA regulations summary:

Reserved for South African registered educational institutions.

Registration fee: USD 0.00
Annual domain fee: USD 300.00

DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.

.EDU.ZA full regulations:

Reserved for South African registered educational institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions for .EDU.ZA domain names and South Africa
Is local company in South Africa required?
Yes, a local company in South Africa is required in order to be able to register a .EDU.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 .EDU.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 .EDU.ZA domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .EDU.ZA IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .EDU.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 .EDU.ZA domain.
How much time does it take to register .EDU.ZA domain name?
30 day/s
Usually, it takes 30 day/s to register a .EDU.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 .EDU.ZA domains?
It is not possible to apply for .EDU.ZA domain names with less than 2 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .EDU.ZA domains?
It is not possible to apply for .EDU.ZA domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one South African domain name?
YES, unlimited
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of South African .EDU.ZA domain names.
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:

Trustee service for South African .EDU.ZA domain names

If you would like more information regarding Trustee Service for South African domain names, or would like to review a draft User Certificate, please contact our support team.

How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?

Required info:

  • 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

Additional information:

  • 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


Company name Please enter the complete company name, including legal type such as Ltd., Inc., SARL, GMBH, etc. Maximum 100 characters allowed.
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If you would like more information about the Local Presence / Trustee Service in South Africa, have other questions about the .EDU.ZA domain registration or domains transfer, please don't hesitate to contact us at relations@web-solutions.eu or via phone: +44 (0) 208 133 3994