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.africa Domain Registration


The .Africa domain extension is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) used on the internet in the continents of Africa. The .Africa domain extension is ideal for any individual, business or organization in the continent of Africa to promote the growth and development of the business on the internet.



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Register your .africa domain

No. There are no documents required to register the .AFRICA domain extension.

No. There is no Trustee Service (Proxy) available for this domain name extension.

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.

Yes. ID Protection is allowed for this domain name extension.

ID Protection is a service that hides your private information (name, address, email, etc.) from being displayed publicly in a global database on WHOIS to reduce spam.

Yes. There are some domain names restricted for the registration of .AFRICA domain extension.

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:

  • International Olympic Committee
  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
  • Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN

Anyone or any business is eligible to register the  .AFRICA domain extension.

The minimum period to register the  .AFRICA domain name extension is 1year.

The .AFRICA domain name extension is registered immediately.

Once the domain expires, it will be in Renewal Grace Period for 0-5 days when the domain name can only be renewed but not transferred to another registrar, followed by a 20-day Redemption Period (also known as Pending Delete Restorable) when all services associated with the domain name (eg. DNS, website, emails) will automatically not be available. At the end of the Redemption Period, it enters into a 5-day Pending Purge period and the domain name can no longer be renewed or recovered. After this period, the domain will be available to the general public for re-registration on “First come First serve basis”.

The domain name must:

  • have a minimum of 1 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.africa); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.africa).

Registry Africa manages the registration of .AFRICA domain name extension.

The maximum period for this domain registration is 5 Years.

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