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What is a .mu domain?

Music surrounds us in our everyday lives and is a universal language everyone can appreciate. The .MU domain name is the Country Code domain for Mauritius, but most notably recognized as the domain hack for music. Whether you are a musician, music studio, a musical instructor, or just someone who appreciates music, a .MU domain name is for you! With a .MU domain name you will rank higher in search results for music.

A .MU domain name is short, professional and memorable giving your brand an instant affiliation with the music industry. Global recorded music sales totaled US $15.7 billion in 2016. In the U.S. alone there was a 5% and $7.8 USD increase in 2016.

Protecting your brand is as important as growing it. Registering your brand name in Mauritius is one of the best preventative measures you can take to secure your trademark and combat copyright infringement. Your domain name is your brand and your brand is you! Register your perfect .MU domain name before someone else does.

How do I buy a .mu domain?

Looking to buy a .mu domain name? You've come to the right place! Mauritius NIC, the registry authorized to operate the .mu domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .mu domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because Country Code domains are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the Mauritian registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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101domain is .mu Accredited

How do I transfer a .mu domain?

Transferring your .mu domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .mu domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 73.49 USD / yr

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FAQs for .mu

.mu domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .mu during general availability is 1 Day.
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 4 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-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension. offers hosting and email service for .mu. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .mu requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
After the expiration of .MU domain there is a "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $2000.00 USD. It is important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires.
You may visit them here: MUNIC.

Domain Requirements for .mu

Violating rights of third parties, illegal use and activities are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
2 and 3 character domains are premium priced by the registry. Please contact [email protected] for pricing.
If you wish to restore an expired domain, the cost is $2000 USD.

How do I renew a .mu domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .mu domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 89.49 USD / yr

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