.cat domains

register it for 9,95 €
Catalan

Launched year 2005, .CAT extension was the first to be granted to an international linguistic community. Web pages hosted under a .CAT domain must be in Catalan or related to Catalan culture.

When registering an IDN .CAT domain (with special characters), puntCAT (official organization) will reserve and redirect all the variations to the original site, for example, in case of registering barça.cat, the domain barca.cat would also be assigned to us.

cat

Rates and features

.cat

9,95 €

There are no restrictions for such domains.

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 9,95 € 1,2 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 17,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 17,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Restore 50,00 € Does not include renewal -
Features
Domain length: 3 - 63 characters
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.cat domain life cycle

42 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

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Permitted characters / IDN

.cat 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.
IDN characters are permitted in .cat domains.

Permitted IDN character table for .cat domains

An Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) is a domain name that can contain non ASCII characters.

Unicode Script:


  • Hyphen (-)
  • Digits (0-9)
  • Characters (a-z)
Character Unicode HTML Code HTML Number Unicode Table
MIDDLE DOT
· U+00B7 · · Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH GRAVE
à U+00E0 à à Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA
ç U+00E7 ç ç Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH GRAVE
è U+00E8 è è Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE
é U+00E9 é é Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH ACUTE
í U+00ED í í Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH DIAERESIS
ï U+00EF ï ï Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH GRAVE
ò U+00F2 ò ò Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH ACUTE
ó U+00F3 ó ó Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH ACUTE
ú U+00FA ú ú Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS
ü U+00FC ü ü Latin-1 Supplement

IDN domains don't permit to mix different Scripts or character sets (for example, Latin, Greek or Cyrillic).
But it's possible to use different character tables for a same script.
- The Latin Script permits the use of characters of Latin-1 supplement, Latin Extended-A, Latin Extended-B, etc.. tables.
- The Greek Script permits to combine characters of the Greek, Greek Extended, etc.. tables, doesn't permit combine them with the normal latin characters (a-z), but permits the use of numbers or hyphens.
- Other script types have their own corresponding tables.

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Residency requirements

This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.

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Technical requirements

This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.

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Registrations

.cat domain registrations are immediate.

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Transfers

To be able to complete .CAT domain transfers you'll need your current registrar to give you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key, with it you'll be able to verify your domain's ownership.

Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars allow to accept transfers manually, contact your current registrar and find out if they offer this service, in this case the transfer will complete the same day.

More information about .CAT domain transfers

The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

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Renewals

You can renew your .CAT domain at any moment, this process can take between 20 and 30 minutes to complete.

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Cancellations

It's possible to ask for the cancellation of your .CAT domain, you'll have to do it opening a ticket (support area). Please note the domain cancellation involves no refund of the domain registration fee.

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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.

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DNSSEC

We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .cat domains, thanks to it your domain will be able to take advantage of an additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this tecnology can provide.
You can obtain more information at: What is DNSSEC and how does it work

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Domain owner change

Since December 1st, 2016, in order to proceed with an ownership change of .CAT domains, it's necessary that both the current and new owner accept this change. Once the ownership change is completed the domain is locked for transfers for a 60-day period, during this time the domain won't be able to be transferred to another registrar.

More information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-06-01-en

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Official documentation

In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.

  • .CAT don't have extra documentation.

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cat

This extension supports:

  • IDN Characters
  • DNS Modification
  • DNSSEC
  • Special DNS requirements
  • Whois Privacy
  • Transfer lock

Generic domains

  • .com Commercial 9,95 € / year
  • .net Network 9,95 € / year
  • .org Organization 12,95 € / year
  • .info Information 13,95 € / year
  • .pro Professional 11,95 € / year
  • .travel Travels 80,95 € / year
  • .tel Phone Number 10,95 € / year
  • .aero Aeronautic 54,95 € / year
  • .asia Asia 11,95 € / year
  • .biz Company 12,95 € / year
  • .coop Cooperatives 102,95 € / year
  • .jobs Jobs 99,99 € / year
  • .mobi Mobile 13,95 € / year
  • .xxx Adults 62,95 € / year

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 .cat domains - MrDomain

.cat domains

register it for 9,95 €
Catalan

Launched year 2005, .CAT extension was the first to be granted to an international linguistic community. Web pages hosted under a .CAT domain must be in Catalan or related to Catalan culture.

When registering an IDN .CAT domain (with special characters), puntCAT (official organization) will reserve and redirect all the variations to the original site, for example, in case of registering barça.cat, the domain barca.cat would also be assigned to us.

cat

Rates and features

.cat

9,95 €

There are no restrictions for such domains.

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 9,95 € 1,2 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 17,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 17,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Restore 50,00 € Does not include renewal -
Features
Domain length: 3 - 63 characters
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.cat domain life cycle

42 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

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Permitted characters / IDN

.cat 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.
IDN characters are permitted in .cat domains.

Permitted IDN character table for .cat domains

An Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) is a domain name that can contain non ASCII characters.

Unicode Script:


  • Hyphen (-)
  • Digits (0-9)
  • Characters (a-z)
Character Unicode HTML Code HTML Number Unicode Table
MIDDLE DOT
· U+00B7 · · Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH GRAVE
à U+00E0 à à Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA
ç U+00E7 ç ç Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH GRAVE
è U+00E8 è è Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE
é U+00E9 é é Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH ACUTE
í U+00ED í í Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH DIAERESIS
ï U+00EF ï ï Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH GRAVE
ò U+00F2 ò ò Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH ACUTE
ó U+00F3 ó ó Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH ACUTE
ú U+00FA ú ú Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS
ü U+00FC ü ü Latin-1 Supplement

IDN domains don't permit to mix different Scripts or character sets (for example, Latin, Greek or Cyrillic).
But it's possible to use different character tables for a same script.
- The Latin Script permits the use of characters of Latin-1 supplement, Latin Extended-A, Latin Extended-B, etc.. tables.
- The Greek Script permits to combine characters of the Greek, Greek Extended, etc.. tables, doesn't permit combine them with the normal latin characters (a-z), but permits the use of numbers or hyphens.
- Other script types have their own corresponding tables.

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Residency requirements

This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.

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Technical requirements

This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.

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Registrations

.cat domain registrations are immediate.

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Transfers

To be able to complete .CAT domain transfers you'll need your current registrar to give you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key, with it you'll be able to verify your domain's ownership.

Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars allow to accept transfers manually, contact your current registrar and find out if they offer this service, in this case the transfer will complete the same day.

More information about .CAT domain transfers

The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

Return to top


Renewals

You can renew your .CAT domain at any moment, this process can take between 20 and 30 minutes to complete.

Return to top


Cancellations

It's possible to ask for the cancellation of your .CAT domain, you'll have to do it opening a ticket (support area). Please note the domain cancellation involves no refund of the domain registration fee.

Return to top


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.

Return to top


DNSSEC

We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .cat domains, thanks to it your domain will be able to take advantage of an additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this tecnology can provide.
You can obtain more information at: What is DNSSEC and how does it work

Return to top


Domain owner change

Since December 1st, 2016, in order to proceed with an ownership change of .CAT domains, it's necessary that both the current and new owner accept this change. Once the ownership change is completed the domain is locked for transfers for a 60-day period, during this time the domain won't be able to be transferred to another registrar.

More information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-06-01-en

Return to top


Official documentation

In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.

  • .CAT don't have extra documentation.

Return to top

cat

This extension supports:

  • IDN Characters
  • DNS Modification
  • DNSSEC
  • Special DNS requirements
  • Whois Privacy
  • Transfer lock

Generic domains

  • .com Commercial 9,95 € / year
  • .net Network 9,95 € / year
  • .org Organization 12,95 € / year
  • .info Information 13,95 € / year
  • .pro Professional 11,95 € / year
  • .travel Travels 80,95 € / year
  • .tel Phone Number 10,95 € / year
  • .aero Aeronautic 54,95 € / year
  • .asia Asia 11,95 € / year
  • .biz Company 12,95 € / year
  • .coop Cooperatives 102,95 € / year
  • .jobs Jobs 99,99 € / year
  • .mobi Mobile 13,95 € / year
  • .xxx Adults 62,95 € / year

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