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What is a .scot domain?

A scot is a born or self-chosen 'native' of Scotland, identify closely with their country and traditions. Now they can do so on a .scot domain name extension.

How do I buy a .scot domain?

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

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .scot 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 .scot Accredited

How do I transfer a .scot domain?

Transferring your .scot 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 .scot 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 @ 57.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .scot

.scot domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .scot during general availability is Instant.
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.scot); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.scot).
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.
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .scot. 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 .scot requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
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.
Dot Scot Registry Limited manages the registration of domain names with the .scot Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Dot Scot Registry Limited.

Domain Requirements for .scot

Registrations under the .scot TLD are restricted to those fulfilling these two requirements:
a) Nexus with the .scot community. To register and renew a .scot domain name you must be an individual or a legal entity with a nexus to the .scot community. This nexus means that you must be linked to the community at the time of registration and thereafter on a linguistic, cultural, tourism, business basis, or any other activity conducive to the welfare of the worldwide Scottish community.

b) subject to the further requirement that the registrant’s actions in the .scot community, as well as the registrant’s use of the registered domain name, must be:
(i) generally accepted as legitimate; and
(ii) beneficial to the cause and values of the worldwide Scottish community; and
(iii) commensurate with the role and importance of the registered domain name; and
(iv) in good faith at the time of registration and thereafter.

Registrants are required to state their intended use of the registered domain name. A false statement of intended use is an indication of bad faith and can be the basis for the suspension of the domain name.

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.

How do I renew a .scot domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .scot 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 @ 66.49 USD / yr

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