.COM.AU regulations synopsis:
Local company or trademark necessary. Both trademark registration and application are accepted.
Annual domain charge: EUR 206.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
Local company or trademark is required. The trademark registration process can still be in progress - an application status will suffice.
FAQ for domain names in .COM.AU and Australia
Is local company in Australia required?
Applicant must be an Australian-based company or trademark owner/applicant.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Australia?
Yes, in order to register .COM.AU domain names, a local administrative contact residing in Australia must be appointed.
Are trademarks applicable in Australia?
Foreign-based holders or applicants of Australian trademarks can register matching .COM.AU domain names
Does EuropeID offer a Local Presence Service, also known as Local Proxy, Agent or Trustee service?
EuropeID does not offer Local Presence Service in Australia.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .COM.AU IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .COM.AU domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Australia. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .COM.AU domain.
How long does it take to register a .COM.AU domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 3 days to register a .COM.AU domain in Australia. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Australian domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .COM.AU domain name can consist of?
Applications for .COM.AU domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .COM.AU domain name can consist of?
Applications for .COM.AU domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Australian domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Australian .COM.AU domain names.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
You do not have to configure your Domain Name Server ahead of time for .COM.AU domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Australia available?
Yes, there are other Australian 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 Australia below: