.africa.com Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Registration Period Available for 1 and 2 year(s)
  • Privacy Protection Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Albanian,  Arabic,  Belarusian,  Bulgarian,  Catalan,  Chinese Simplified,  Chinese Traditional,  Croatian,  Cyrillic,  Czech,  Danish,  Dutch,  English,  Estonian,  Faroese,  Finnish,  French,  German,  Greek,  Hebrew,  Hindi,  Hungarian,  Icelandic,  Irish,  Italian,  Japanese,  Korean,  Latvian,  Lithuanian,  Luxembourgish,  Macedonian,  Maltese,  Moldavian,  Norwegian,  Persian,  Polish,  Portuguese,  Romanian,  Russian,  Serbian,  Slovak,  Slovenian,  Spanish,  Swedish,  Thai,  Turkish,  Ukrainian, 
    .africa.com 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 .africa.com domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .africa.com? Yes
  • Are some .africa.com domain names restricted? Yes
    Violating rights of third parties, harmful content including viruses, malware, phishing, botnets, and names contrary to CentralNic Policy are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
  • Private Registration service available? Yes
  • .africa.com Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .africa.com domain names?
.africa.com domain names are available for 1 and 2 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .africa.com domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .africa.com during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .africa.com domain names?
.africa.com Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.africa.com); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.africa.com).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .africa.com domain?
DNSSEC is available for .africa.com domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .africa.com domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .africa.com?
Trustee Service is not available for .africa.com extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .africa.com domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .africa.com requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .africa.com registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .africa.com domain.
What is the grace period for .africa.com domain name?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD. Disclaimer: This domain is not one of the official second-level category domains administered by the official top level registry. A holder of a sub-domain under {extension} is solely dependent on the decisions made by the holder of {extension}, {Registry Name}. Some alternative domains are not generic TLDs, and grace periods are based on the country. Different terms and fees set forth by the holder may also apply when renewing a {extension} domain name after it expires.
Who is the registry that manages .africa.com domain names?
CentralNic Ltd. manages the registration of domain names with the .africa.com domain.

You may visit them here: CentralNic.

  • Registry CentralNIC
  • .africa.com Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    VeriSign Global Registry Services
    12061 Bluemont Way
    Reston Virginia 20190
    United States
  • Administrative Contact
    Registry Customer Service
    VeriSign Global Registry Services
    12061 Bluemont Way
    Reston Virginia 20190
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 703 925-6999
    Fax: +1 703 948 3978
  • Technical Contact
    Registry Customer Service
    VeriSign Global Registry Services
    12061 Bluemont Way
    Reston Virginia 20190
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 703 925-6999
    Fax: +1 703 948 3978
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    a.gtld-servers.net 192.5.6.30
    2001:503:a83e:0:0:0:2:30
    b.gtld-servers.net 192.33.14.30
    2001:503:231d:0:0:0:2:30
    c.gtld-servers.net 192.26.92.30
    2001:503:83eb:0:0:0:0:30
    d.gtld-servers.net 192.31.80.30
    2001:500:856e:0:0:0:0:30
    e.gtld-servers.net 192.12.94.30
    2001:502:1ca1:0:0:0:0:30
    f.gtld-servers.net 192.35.51.30
    2001:503:d414:0:0:0:0:30
    g.gtld-servers.net 192.42.93.30
    2001:503:eea3:0:0:0:0:30
    h.gtld-servers.net 192.54.112.30
    2001:502:8cc:0:0:0:0:30
    i.gtld-servers.net 192.43.172.30
    2001:503:39c1:0:0:0:0:30
    j.gtld-servers.net 192.48.79.30
    2001:502:7094:0:0:0:0:30
    k.gtld-servers.net 192.52.178.30
    2001:503:d2d:0:0:0:0:30
    l.gtld-servers.net 192.41.162.30
    2001:500:d937:0:0:0:0:30
    m.gtld-servers.net 192.55.83.30
    2001:501:b1f9:0:0:0:0:30