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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?

To purchase your .mu 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 domain is not available, then either modify your phrase, or inquire about purchasing the name outright through 101domain's Domain Concierge Service.

MU-NIC, the registry authorized to operate the .mu domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .mu domains.

  • 101domain is .mu Accredited
  • 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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How do I start a .mu website?

Once you have registered your .mu domain name, if you want to utilize it as a website or email address, you will need to associate it with a cloud-based hosting service like Easy Website Builder, a server-based hosting service like Web Hosting, or an email and collaboration service like Google Workspace.

A website can be built either through a browser-based builder, an installed content management system like WordPress or Drupal, or done professionally by a web designer/developer. Additionally, it is recommended securing your website with SSL, and enhancing your website's speed using Secure Web Accelerator.

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How do I transfer a .mu domain?

Transferring your .mu domain name is a fast and easy process. To get started, you'll need an Authorization Code from the registrar that currently has the domain registered. Once you have that, get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below or visit our Transfers Page, enter your domain name to transfer in, provide the Authorization Code, and our system will process the transfer.

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. If you are not provided an Authorization Code or having problems locating it, contact our Domain Specialists to help you navigate the process.

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.
.mu 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
DNSSEC is not available for .mu domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
Trustee Service is not available for .mu extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Your .mu domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like Web Hosting using Plesk.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .mu 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.
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .mu Top Level Domain is MU-NIC. You may visit them at

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 visit our Renewals Page, and enter your domain name to renew, or log into your Account Manager, select your ext domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out.

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 Auto-Renew enabled.

Starting @ 93.99 USD / yr

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