.قطر Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register 1 Week
  • Type Internationalized Domain Name (IDN)
  • Translation Qatar
  • Country Qatar
  • Registration Period Available for 1, 2 and 5 year(s)
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Arabic, 
    .قطر domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
  • Are Individual .قطر domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .قطر? Yes
  • Are some .قطر domain names restricted? Yes
    Violating rights of third parties, names and activities contrary to morality, religion, and against the laws of Qatar are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
  • Private Registration service available? No
  • .قطر Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .قطر domain names?
.قطر domain names are available for 1, 2 and 5 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .قطر domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .قطر during general availability is 1 Week.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .قطر domain names?

16. Composition Requirements for Domain Names in the Arabic Script

16.1. Arabic Script Domain Names in the under the IDN ccTLD Suffix قطر. will consist of an User Form ("U-label Form") AND a corresponding DNS Form ("A-Label Form").

16.2. The User Form of the Domain Name must:

16.2.1. be in Unicode Normalisation Form C (NFC);
16.2.2. consist only of Arabic Script Unicode Code Points present in the Tables of Allowed Letters, Numbers and Special Characters defined in Appendix A;
16.2.3. have a minimum of 2 characters in each Label;
16.2.4. not begin with a digit (English ASCII character set digits OR Arabic digits);
16.2.5. not contain BOTH English ASCII AND Arabic digits;
16.2.6. neither begin with nor end with a hyphen(-);
16.2.7. not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.qa); and
16.2.8. not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.qa).

16.3. The DNS Form of the Domain Name must:

16.3.1. have no more than a maximum of 63 characters in each Label;
16.3.2. be the ASCII Compatible Equivalent of a valid User Form as described in Section 16.2., the label will:
16.3.2.1. use the English ASCII character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z), digits (i.e. 0-9) and hyphen(-) or a combination of these;Domain Name Registration Policy
16.3.2.2. begin with a letter or a digit and end with a letter or a digit;
16.3.2.3. neither begin with, nor end with a hyphen; and
16.3.2.4. not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.qa).

16.4. In the case where only one of the User Form or DNS Form is requested, then its corresponding form will be determined automatically by the Qatar Domains Registry’s Domain Name Registry System and both forms must pass the composition requirements of this Section 16.

17. Arabic Script Domain Name Variants

17.1. The purpose of Arabic Script Domain Name Variants is to alleviate confusion that may be caused by Arabic Characters that are similar to one another.

17.2. The form of the Arabic Script Domain Name selected by the Registrant at the time of Registration is known as the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name.

17.3. The intent of Arabic Script Domain Name Variants is that if the Variant is substituted for the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name by a user, the same end result would be achieved.

17.4. The Arabic Script Domain Name Variants (if any) will be associated with the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name for the term of the Domain Name Licence Period.

17.5. Arabic Script Domain Name Variants (if any) associated with the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name will have the same Domain Name information as the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name.

17.6. By default all Arabic Script Domain Name Variants are NOT activated at the time of Registration of the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name, subject to Section 17.7and Section 17.8.

17.7. Automatic activation of Arabic Script Domain Name Variants:

17.7.1. The Qatar Domains Registry will automatically activate Arabic Script Domain Name Variants based on the equivalent Characters listed in the Active Variants Table of Appendix A.

17.8. Manual activation of Arabic Script Domain Name Variants:

17.8.1. Variants may be activated at the request of a Registrant at any time during the Domain Name Licence Period.
17.8.2. Variants may only be activated by the Registrant’s Sponsoring Registrar.
17.8.3. Only Arabic Script Domain Name Variants that conform to the composition requirements described in Section 16. may be activated.
17.8.4. The maximum number of Active Arabic Script Domain Names Variants must not exceed five (5) in total.Domain Name Registration Policy
17.8.5. Requests activate two (2) or more Arabic Script Domain Names Variants may be subject to review by the Qatar Domains Registry.

17.9. Provisioning of Arabic Script Domain Name Variants:

17.9.1. It is the Registrants responsibility to ensure that any details required to ensure the correct operation of the Active Arabic Script Domain Name Variants of the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name are in place.
17.9.2. Active Arabic Script Domain Name Variants must not be managed independently of the Primary Arabic Script Domain Name, either in the DNS or by any other means.

17.10. Registrants of Arabic Script Domain Names may not sell, rent, lease or otherwise relinquish control of to another party, any Active Arabic Script Domain Name Variant to their Primary Arabic Script Domain Name.

17.11. An Arabic Script Domain Name Variant may be added or removed at any time by the Qatar Domains Registry at its sole discretion.

What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .قطر domain?
DNSSEC is not available for .قطر domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .قطر?
Trustee Service is not available for .قطر extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .قطر domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .قطر requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .قطر registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .قطر domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
What is the grace period for .قطر domain name?
Grace periods vary for country code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). Some registries require renewal up to 60 days in advance of the domain name expiration date. It is your responsibility to pay for your Renewal Fees in advance of the due date specified by 101domain regardless of the domain name expiration date. Failure to pay your Renewal Fees prior to the due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .قطر domain. There may be a restore period between when the domain expires and when the domain can be registered again. In the event that you do not pay by the renewal date, your site may be inaccessible during this time so it is very important that you renew this extension before the renewal date.
Who is the registry that manages .قطر domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .قطر Top Level Domain is Qatar Communications Regulatory Authority. You may visit them at https://www.cra.gov.qa/Services/Domains.
  • Registry Qatar Communications Regulatory Authority
  • .قطر Registry logo
  • Sponsoring Organization
  • Administrative Contact
    Qatar Domains Registry Admin
    Communications Regulatory Authority
    Al Nasr Tower B.
    Corniche Road
    Doha 23404
    Qatar
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +974 44995344
    Fax: +974 44830630
  • Technical Contact
    Qatar Domains Registry Tech
    Communications Regulatory Authority
    Al Nasr Tower B.
    Corniche Road
    Doha 23404
    Qatar
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +974 44995312
    Fax: +974 44830630
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    b.registry.qa 178.23.17.104
    f.registry.qa 37.209.192.6
    2001:dcd:1:0:0:0:0:6
    c.registry.qa 212.77.192.10
    i.registry.qa 204.61.216.62
    2001:500:14:6062:ad:0:0:1
    d.registry.qa 212.77.192.13
    a.registry.qa 178.23.16.104
    g.registry.qa 37.209.194.6
    2001:dcd:2:0:0:0:0:6
    h.registry.qa 178.23.22.60
    e.registry.qa 178.23.20.60