.WS regulations synopsis:
Registration charge: USD 0.00
Annual domain charge: USD 125.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
FAQ for domain names in .WS and Western Samoa
Is local company in Western Samoa required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Western Samoa in order to get a .WS domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Western Samoa?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Western Samoa to register a .WS domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Western Samoa?
Unfortunately, access to .WS domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Western Samoa or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .WS IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .WS domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Western Samoa. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .WS domain.
How long does it take to register a .WS domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 1 day to register a .WS domain in Western Samoa. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Western Samoa domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .WS domain name can consist of?
Applications for .WS domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .WS domain name can consist of?
Applications for .WS domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Western Samoa domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Western Samoa .WS domain names.