.AFRICA regulations synopsis:
.AFRICA can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not necessary.
Registration charge: USD 0.00
Annual domain charge: USD 59.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is provided at no additional cost.
There are no restrictions for registering a .AFRICA domain name. .AFRICA can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not required.
FAQ for domain names in .AFRICA and Geo Culture
Is local company in Geo Culture required?
A local company is not required for registration of .AFRICA domains.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Geo Culture?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .AFRICA domains.
Are trademarks applicable in Geo Culture?
No trademark is required in order to register a .AFRICA domain. Trademark holders who wish to protect their intellectual property during and after the launch of new gTLDs should consider registering their trademark(s) with the Trademark Clearinghouse. The service includes preventive warning notices to would-be violators of your trademark, notification of violations as well as access to early bird Sunrise registration ahead of other registrants. For more information please see Trademark Clearinghouse Managed Submission
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .AFRICA IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .AFRICA domains?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .AFRICA. However, the .AFRICA registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
How long does it take to register a .AFRICA domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 0 days to register a .AFRICA domain in Geo Culture. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Geo Culture domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .AFRICA domain name can consist of?
Applications for .AFRICA domain names with less than 1 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .AFRICA domain name can consist of?
Applications for .AFRICA domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Geo Culture domain name?
Registration of multiple .AFRICA names is allowed. There are no limitations.
Do I have to configure my DNS in advance?
You do not have to configure your Domain Name Server ahead of time for .AFRICA domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Geo Culture available?
Yes, there are other Geo Culture 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 Geo Culture below: