Connection to the Galician community is required.
FAQ for domain names in .GAL and Geo Culture
Is local company in Geo Culture required?
A local company is not required for registration of .GAL domains.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Geo Culture?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .GAL domains.
Are trademarks applicable in Geo Culture?
No trademark is required in order to register a .GAL domain.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .GAL IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .GAL domains?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .GAL. However, the .GAL registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
Is the .GAL domain price guaranteed?
So long as the domain name is a normal .GAL, then the price will not change. However, the .GAL registry has a short list of Premium names at a higher price. Please see other FAQ item regarding Premium names.
What is a Premium .GAL name?
The .GAL 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 .GAL domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 0 days to register a .GAL 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 .GAL domain name can consist of?
Applications for .GAL domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .GAL domain name can consist of?
Applications for .GAL 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 .GAL 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 .GAL 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: