Why buy a .coop domain.

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A cooperative is a legally defined collection of people who cooperate towards mutual benefit. Examples of cooperatives include community organizations, housing cooperatives, businesses that are owned and managed by their workers, and so forth. The .coop domain extension is an ideal way for such organizations to present themselves to the world online!

DNSSEC is available for .coop domain

Frequently asked questions about .coop.

How do I buy a .coop domain?
To purchase your 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 up to 10 year(s). If the .coop generic domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .coop?

.COOP Eligibility Requirements

Only cooperatives, cooperative support organizations, and businesses owned by cooperatives are eligible to register as specified in the COOP Registration Agreement (Amended: 3 January 2014).To be eligible, the registrant must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Members of the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) if otherwise eligible;
  • Members of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) if otherwise eligible;
  • Organizations formed as and/or considered cooperatives under applicable local law;
  • Associations comprised of cooperatives;
  • Organizations that are committed to the seven cooperative principles;
  • Organizations that are majority controlled by cooperatives;
  • Entities whose operations are principally dedicated to serving cooperatives; and
  • For no more than 5,000 registrants, persons or entities whose use of a .coop domain name would, in the opinion of the DCLLC Board, advance the interests of the cooperative sector in general or would assist in the development of cooperatives worldwide

.COOP Verification Policy

The .coop verification process is initiated as soon as the .coop domain is registered. The registrant will receive an email by dotCoop asking them to provide confirmation or evidence that they are eligible for their .coop registration. The .coop name/s registered by this registrant will be inactive until the registrant has been verified as eligible. More information about the entire verification process can be found in the COOP Verification Policy (Version 2).

If the .COOP registry is not able to verify eligibility for any reason, no refund of registration fees will be given regardless of any grace periods.

Technical information for .coop.

  • TLD .coop
  • Type gTLD
  • Registration 89.49 USD
  • Renewal 99.99 USD
  • Transfer 89.49 USD / Transfer in your .coop
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Private Registration Not Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register No
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Registry DotCooperation
  • Information updated 2022-12-08

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