Domaine .africa


Réservation d'un nom de domaine en .africa

L' extension de domaine .africa est le nouveau gTLD destiné au continent africain. Cette extension est proposée pour promouvoir le développement et la croissance d’Internet en Afrique.

FAQ .africa


What is the registration term allowed for .africa domain names?
.africa domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .africa domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .africa during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .africa domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab
Trustee Service for .africa
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension.
How do I host my .africa domain name?
Oxahost offers hosting and email service for .africa. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .africa requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
Grace period for .africa domain name?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
.africa Domains Dispute & Policy
Please contact the registry for the most current dispute policy