.CARDS regulations synopsis:
.CARDS can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not necessary.
Annual domain charge: EUR 70.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, at no additional cost.
There are no restrictions for registering a .CARDS domain name. .CARDS can be registered both by individuals and companies, a local administrative contact is not required.
FAQ for domain names in .CARDS and Money & Finance
Is local company in Money & Finance required?
A local company is not required for registration of .CARDS domains.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Money & Finance?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .CARDS domains.
Are trademarks applicable in Money & Finance?
No trademark is required in order to register a .CARDS 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?
You can register .CARDS domain names with non-ASCII characters in Money & Finance.
No IDN pattern is currently available.
Are generic domains available for .CARDS domains?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .CARDS. However, the .CARDS registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
Is the .CARDS domain price guaranteed?
So long as the domain name is a normal .CARDS, then the price will not change. However, the .CARDS registry has a short list of Premium names at a higher price. Please see other FAQ item regarding Premium names.
What is a Premium .CARDS name?
The .CARDS 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 .CARDS domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than [RegTime] to register a .CARDS domain in Money & Finance. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Money & Finance domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .CARDS domain name can consist of?
Applications for .CARDS domain names with less than [MinLength] characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .CARDS domain name can consist of?
Applications for .CARDS domain names with more than [MaxLength] characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Money & Finance domain name?
Registration of multiple .CARDS 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 .CARDS domains.
Are there other TLDs related to Money & Finance available?
Yes, there are other Money & Finance 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 Money & Finance below: