FAQ for domain names in .SOFTWARE and Computer & Tech
Is local company in Computer & Tech required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Computer & Tech in order to get a .SOFTWARE domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Computer & Tech?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Computer & Tech to register a .SOFTWARE domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Computer & Tech?
Unfortunately, access to .SOFTWARE domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Computer & Tech or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
You can register .SOFTWARE domain names with non-ASCII characters in Computer & Tech.
No IDN pattern is currently available.
Are generic domains available for .SOFTWARE domains?
No restrictions, but generally the Computer & Tech domain authority might have a list of blocked/reserved names (i.e., geographic, political and other names) which cannot be registered.
Is the .SOFTWARE domain price guaranteed?
So long as the domain name is a normal .SOFTWARE, then the price will not change. However, the .SOFTWARE registry has a short list of Premium names at a higher price. Please see other FAQ item regarding Premium names.
What is a Premium .SOFTWARE name?
The .SOFTWARE registry has a short list of Premium names registered at a substantially higher annual fee level. These are typically short and well known dictionary words, well known company names, 1-2-3 letter words and numbers etc.. At the moment we are not able to live-check for such Premium classification. We therefore ask you to either contact us beforehand at Contact us
, or file the application, whereafter we will check for its status before continuing. Should the domain prove to have a higher price level, we will inform you whereafter you can either go ahead with the new price level or cancel your application at no cost.
How long does it take to register a .SOFTWARE domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 0 days to register a .SOFTWARE domain in Computer & Tech. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Computer & Tech domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .SOFTWARE domain name can consist of?
Applications for .SOFTWARE domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .SOFTWARE domain name can consist of?
Applications for .SOFTWARE domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Computer & Tech domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Computer & Tech .SOFTWARE 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 .SOFTWARE domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Computer & Tech available?
Yes, there are other Computer & Tech 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 Computer & Tech below: