.capetown Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period 10 days
  • Redemption Period 20 days
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Privacy Protection Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .capetown domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .capetown? Yes
  • Are some .capetown domain names restricted? Yes

    Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

    To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

  • Private Registration service available? Yes
  • .capetown Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .capetown domain names?
.capetown domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .capetown domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .capetown during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .capetown domain names?
.capetown Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 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.capetown); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.capetown).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .capetown domain?
DNSSEC is available for .capetown domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .capetown 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 .capetown?
Trustee Service is not available for .capetown extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .capetown domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .capetown requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .capetown registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .capetown domain.
What is the grace period for .capetown domain name?

All .CAPETOWN domains will follow the Lifecycle described below.

  • Domain reaches expiration date and enters the Pending Suspension Phase. This phase lasts a total of 5 days. During the 5 days the domain name may be renewed.
  • Domain reaches the end of the Pending Suspension Phase and enters the Pending Deletion Phase. This phase lasts a total of 5 days. During the 5 days the domain name may be renewed.
  • Domain reaches the end of the Pending Deletion Phase and enters the Closed Redemption Phase. This phase lasts a total of 20 days. During the 20 days the domain name may be renewed for an additional $150 USD and may not be deleted or transferred
Who is the registry that manages .capetown domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .capetown Top Level Domain is ZACR. You may visit them at https://www.registry.net.za/.
  • Registry ZACR
  • .capetown Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    ZA Central Registry NPC trading as ZA Central Registry
    COZA House
    Gazelle Close
    Corporate Park South
    South Africa
  • Administrative Contact
    Neil Duncan Dundas
    ZA Central Registry NPC trading as ZA Central Registry
    PO Box 4620
    Halfway House
    South Africa
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +27113140077
    Fax: +27113140088
  • Technical Contact
    Domain Name Services (Pty) Ltd
    PO Box 11272
    South Africa
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +27113140077
    Fax: +27113140088
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