Browse and register domain names in .CO.ZA extension in South Africa

Registration of South African domains with EuropeID

.CO.ZA regulations synopsis:

No restrictions.

Annual domain charge: EUR 188.00

DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.

FAQ for domain names in .CO.ZA and South Africa
Is local company in South Africa required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in South Africa in order to get a .CO.ZA domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in South Africa?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in South Africa to register a .CO.ZA domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in South Africa?
Unfortunately, access to .CO.ZA domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in South Africa or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .CO.ZA IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .CO.ZA domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in South Africa. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .CO.ZA domain.
How long does it take to register a .CO.ZA domain name?
3 day/s
Usually, it does not take longer than [RegTime] to register a .CO.ZA domain in South Africa. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the South African domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .CO.ZA domain name can consist of?
Applications for .CO.ZA domain names with less than 1 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .CO.ZA domain name can consist of?
Applications for .CO.ZA domain names with more than 30 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one South African domain name?
YES, unlimited
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of South African .CO.ZA domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
If you choose to use your own DNS, all specified name servers must be operational and respond authoritatively for the .CO.ZA domain.
Are there other TLDs related to South Africa available?
Yes, there are other South African domain extensions available at EuropeID. Some of them might not have the local presence requirement and may be unrestricted. Please check the available domains for South Africa below:

How to transfer domain names to EuropeID?

Required info:

  • List the domains you wish to have transferred to EuropeID into the box
  • Enter your name and email address
  • Press Send. A representative from EuropeID Support will contact you in order to process the domain transfer request

Additional info:

  • If you have Authorisation Codes ready, include these. If not, you can provide them later
  • If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer
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.CO.ZA domain names .CO.ZA domains

Domain suffix: .CO.ZA
Country: South Africa
Location: Africa
.CO.ZA info rating:
4.8 / 5 in 371 votes
Rate information:

No restrictions.

.CO.ZA domain names pricing:

1 Year registration: EUR 188.00
Renewal: EUR 188.00

Payment options:

Accepted payment methods for .CO.ZA domain names include Visa, Master Card, JCB, DanKort, PayPal, Visa Electron, Maestro, UnionPay, American Express, RuPay, BC, Diners Club International, Discover, Elo, Troy and wire transfer.

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