Annual Fee
€15.00
Renewal Fee
€15.00
Transfer Fee
€0.00 if not free, includes 1 year extension

.qa domain name

General

Extension:

.qa

Country:

Qatar

Region:

Middle-East

Local Presence

Local Presence required:

No for .qa, yes for .com.qa /.net.qa

Registration

Registration term:

from 1 to 5 years for .qa, 1 year for .com.qa/.net.qa

Sub-domains:

.com.qa, .net.qa, .name.qa .org.qa, .sch.qa, .edu.qa, .mil.qa, .xn--wgbl6a

IDN:

قطر .qatar (arabic IDN, .xn--wgbl6a)

Domain length:

2- 63 characters

Registration processing time:

few hours for .qa, up to 5 days for .com.qa/.net.qa

Company registration or VAT number:

No

Registrant indivdual or legal:

Yes for .qa and قطر. , while .com.qa,.net.qa, .org.qa, .sch.qa, .edu.qa, .mil.qa are reserved to companies and .name.qa reserved to individuals

Admin contact individual:

No

Prior rights required:

No for .qa, yes for .com.qa (Local company or local TM)

Application form/documents:

No for .qa. Yes for .com.qa/.net.qa: copy of local company registration certificate or copy of local TM certificate, letter signed by company representative (if his/her name is not displayed on company certificate). Evidence of eligibility must be provided also for قطر. , .org.qa, .sch.qa, .edu.qa, .mil.qa. Validity of documents is checked every year.

Renewal

Renewal term:

from 1 to 5 years for .qa, 1 year for .com.qa/.net.qa

Late renewal:

30 days (DNS are turned off immediately upon expiration date)

Restoration:

No

Early deletion:

No

Transfer

Procedure:

Authcode

Expiration date changes:

No

Unlock domain:

No

Owner Change

Procedure:

Online for .qa, signed ownership change form and proof of prior right for .com.qa, .net.qa

Documents required:

No for .qa, yes for .com.qa/.net.qa

Registration date change:

No

Other general considerations

[Other general considerations]:

Any Qatar based company requesting .QA domain should buy .COM.QA also by giving Company Registration documents, whether they use it or not. All SLDs (.com.qa, .net.qa,..): domain must be hosted in Qatar. Local companies that wish to register .qa should register first .com.qa or .net.qa and redirect .qa to their .com.qa or .net.qa website What are second levels available? 1- .com.qa: for local companies, 2- .net.qa: for local companies that provide IT services, 3- .name.qa: for local individuals, 4- .org.qa: for local Not for Profit organizations, 5- .sch.qa, .edu.qa: for local educational organizations, 6- .gov.qa: for local governmental entities, 7-.mil.qa: for local military entities, 8- . قطر. .qatar (arabic IDN, .xn--wgbl6a): for local individuals or companies.

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