FAQ for domain names in .OR.CR and Costa Rica
Is local company in Costa Rica required?
No, it is not necessary to have a local company in Costa Rica in order to get a .OR.CR domain name registered.
Is it necessary to have a local administrative contact in Costa Rica?
No, it is not necessary to have a local administrative contact in Costa Rica to register a .OR.CR domain name.
Are trademarks applicable in Costa Rica?
Unfortunately, access to .OR.CR domains is not facilitated with either a trademark application or registration in Costa Rica or anywhere else.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) offered?
Registration of .OR.CR IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters is not possible.
Are generic domains available for .OR.CR domains?
Some restrictions apply to the type of domain names available in Costa Rica. Please contact us beforehand if you are seeking to apply for a generic type .OR.CR domain.
How long does it take to register a .OR.CR domain name?
Usually, it does not take longer than 45 days to register a .OR.CR domain in Costa Rica. We will submit the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot offer guarantees as we have no impact on the speed of the Costa Rican domain authority once the domain application has been submitted.
What is the minimum number of characters a .OR.CR domain name can consist of?
Applications for .OR.CR domain names with less than 3 characters cannot be accepted.
What is the maximum number of characters a .OR.CR domain name can consist of?
Applications for .OR.CR domain names with more than 63 characters cannot be accepted.
Is it possible to register more than one Costa Rican domain name?
It is possible for one applicant to register an unlimited number of Costa Rican .OR.CR domain names.
Are there other TLDs related to Costa Rica available?
Yes, there are other Costa Rican 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 Costa Rica below: