.gal Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 73.49 USD
  • Renewal 109.99 USD
  • Transfer 73.49 USD / Transfer in your .gal
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 30 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 .gal domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .gal? Yes
  • Are some .gal 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
  • .gal Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .gal domain names?
.gal domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .gal domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .gal during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .gal domain names?
.gal 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.gal); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.gal).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .gal domain?
DNSSEC is available for .gal domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .gal 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 .gal?
Trustee Service is not available for .gal extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .gal domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .gal requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .gal registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .gal domain.
What is the grace period for .gal 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 .gal domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .gal Top Level Domain is Asociación puntoGAL. You may visit them at https://asociacion.gal/en/index/.
  • Registry Asociación puntoGAL
  • .gal Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Asociación puntoGAL
    Tabernas 11, A Coruña 15701, Galicia
    Spain
  • Administrative Contact
    TLD Administrative Contact
    CORE Association
    2, Cours de Rive
    CH-1204 Geneva
    Switzerland
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +41 223 125 610
    Fax: +41 223 125 612
  • Technical Contact
    TLD TechAdmin
    CORE Association
    2, Cours de Rive
    CH-1204 Geneva
    Switzerland
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +41 223 125 610
    Fax: +41 223 125 612
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    anycast23.irondns.net 195.253.65.11
    2a01:5b0:5:0:0:0:0:b
    anycast9.irondns.net 195.253.64.11
    2a01:5b0:4:0:0:0:0:b
    anycast24.irondns.net 195.253.65.12
    2a01:5b0:5:0:0:0:0:c
    anycast10.irondns.net 195.253.64.12
    2a01:5b0:4:0:0:0:0:c