.ca domains

register it for 16,95 €

Managed by Cira.ca, the .CA domains are the territorial domain of Canada. It was created year 1987 and manages more than 1,400,000 domains.

There are several restrictions for the .Ca domain registration, because the registrant must meet certain minimum requirements.

Rates and features


16,95 €

.CA domains require the registrant to reside or have presence in Canada.

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 16,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 16,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 16,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Restore 50,00 € Does not include renewal -
Domain length: 3 - 63 characters
Residency requirements / Membership: .CA domains require the registrant to reside or have presence in Canada.
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.ca domain life cycle

40 days 30 days
Domain registration
Expiration date
Deletion date
Domain available Domain active Renew grace period Redemption period Domain available

Renew Grace Period
Redemption Period

Permitted characters

.ca domains permit characters from 'a' to 'z', numbers from '0' to '9' and hyphens '-'.
A hyphen '-' is not permitted in the first or last position of the domain name.
Two consecutive hyphens are not permitted in the 3rd and 4th position.

Residency requirements

.CA domains require the registrant to reside or have presence in Canada.

Technical requirements

This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.


.ca domain registrations are immediate.


When transferring .CA domains, the expiration date will change and will be one year from the date of transfer, its not extending its registration period.


.CA domains must be renewed at least 30 days before the expiration date.


It's impossible to cancel .CA domain registrations.

DNS modifications

DNS modification is immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.

Domain owner change

To carry out a change of ownership, the new owner shall also comply with the conditions of residence of the extension, as well as being accepted by CIRA.ca.