.cat Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 31.49 USD
  • Renewal 39.99 USD
  • Transfer 31.49 USD / Transfer in your .cat
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register 1 Day
  • Type gTLD
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Catalan,  Spanish, 
    .cat 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 .cat domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .cat? Yes
  • Are some .cat domain names restricted? Yes
    Names related to the internet, cybersquatting and names contrary to the laws of Spain are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
  • Private Registration service available? No
  • .cat Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .cat domain names?
.cat domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .cat domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .cat during general availability is 1 Day.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .cat domain names?
.cat 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.cat); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.cat).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .cat domain?
DNSSEC is available for .cat domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .cat 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 .cat?
Trustee Service is not available for .cat extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .cat domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .cat requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .cat registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .cat 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 .cat 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.
Who is the registry that manages .cat domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .cat Top Level Domain is Fundaci puntCAT. You may visit them at https://domini.cat/.
  • Registry Fundaci puntCAT
  • .cat Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Fundacio puntCAT
    Carrer del Carme, 47
    Barcelona Catalunya 08001
    Spain
  • Administrative Contact
    Director General
    Fundacio puntCAT
    Aribau, 240 7e M
    Barcelona Catalunya 08006
    Spain
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +34 936 75 03 54
    Fax: +34 936 75 03 54
  • Technical Contact
    Werner Staub
    CORE Association
    Cours de Rive 2
    Geneva 1204
    CH
    Switzerland
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +41 22 312 56 10
    Fax: +41 22 312 56 12
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    ns.nic.cat 84.88.0.162
    2001:40b0:1:3:0:0:0:2
    nsc.nic.de 194.0.11.110
    2001:678:e:110:0:0:0:53
    cat.pch.net 204.61.216.20
    2001:500:14:6020:ad:0:0:1
    ns1.nic.es 194.69.254.1
    2001:67c:21cc:2000:0:0:64:41
    sns-pb.isc.org 192.5.4.1
    2001:500:2e:0:0:0:0:1
    anyc1.irondns.net 195.253.64.4
    2a01:5b0:4:0:0:0:0:4
    switch.nic.cat 130.59.31.29
    2001:620:0:ff:0:0:0:2f