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What is a .قطر domain?

The Arabic name .قطر, romanized as Qatar, is the internationalized country code & top-level domain for Qatar.

How do I buy a .قطر domain?

To purchase your .قطر domain name, you must first search for the availability of the unique phrase (without spaces or with hyphens). If the domain name is available, you may then add it to the cart to register for 1, 2 and 5 year(s). If the domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.

101domain has been providing registration services in Qatar for over a decade, and is the recognized leader in international domain registrations.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because Country Code domains are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the Qatari registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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How do I transfer a .قطر domain?

Transferring your .قطر domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.

Every .قطر domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.

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FAQs for .قطر

.قطر domain names are available for 1, 2 and 5 year(s).
The domain registration time frame for .قطر during general availability is 1 Week.

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.

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.
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.
Your .قطر domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like 101domain.com's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like 101domain.com Web Hosting using Plesk.
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.
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.
You may visit them here: ictQATAR | Qatar Domains Registry.

Domain Requirements for .قطر

Companies: Business registration number. Individuals: valid ID or passport number.
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.
This IDN is in the Arabic language, in Arabic script. Native characters: قطر translate to "Qatar". Use is equivalent to the .QA extension.

How do I renew a .قطر domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below or visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.

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Is .قطر domain available in other languages?

Yes, the .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.

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