Why haven’t you got a .CA, eh?
First created in 1988, a .ca domain is trustworthy, and ideal for citizens and businesses looking to build an online presence in Canada. Has your .com already been taken? You’re more likely to get the domain of your dreams with a .ca instead. Get a cheap .ca domain registration now.
You need a .ca domain extension if you want to attract a Canadian audience. Choose Namecheap as your .ca registrar today. If you want to share daredevil snowboarding videos, display your collection of maple syrup bottles or sell antique ice hockey skates, why not register a .ca?
Create a beautiful website using a .ca country code top-level domain (ccTLD) that visitors will love. After all, Canada has some of the best scenery around - you’re bound to feel inspired. Plus, a .ca domain extension is short, which makes it easy to remember.
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Namecheap’s network of DNS servers covers Europe and the US to deliver 99.99% uptime – keeping your site running smoothly. Other DNS features include URL and email forwarding to keep your business moving forward too. Plus, we help keep your web traffic safe with DNSSEC as standard on all eligible domains.
Create personalized email addresses for your domain and forward them to other email addresses with our email forwarding service. You can create up to 100 forwarding email addresses on our BasicDNS, PremiumDNS and FreeDNS name servers. Never miss an email again with our free service.
You can register a .ca domain for 1-10 years. If you’re looking for a brand new web URL for your brand, you’ve come to the right place.
What is a .ca domain name? A .ca is associated with the country of Canada and yes, it is a country code top-level domain (ccTLD).
Yes, anyone can register and buy a .ca TLD and no, you do not need to reside in Canada. However, you do need to meet the .ca Canadian Presence Requirements
Wondering how to get a .ca domain name? To purchase, use the domain name search tool above to find your dream domain. If you are happy with the price, checkout, and start enjoying your own piece of the internet.
Here are some quick tips on buying a .ca TLD extension.
If you are an individual, your first and last names should be actual names, rather than generic words like ‘Domain Administrator’.
The province name should be abbreviated, for example BC instead of British Columbia.
For more tips, please see our Knowledgebase article .ca domain registration requirements.
Due to Registry restrictions, Domain Privacy is unavailable for .ca domains.
If you are an individual registering a .ca domain, you may opt out of showing your details on CIRA’s Whois. CIRA stands for Candadian Internet Registration Authority.
To opt out as an individual, select the option ‘Hide registrant data in CIRA WHOIS’ during checkout.
If you are a non-individual, you must show full Registrant information. For more information, please check out our .CA privacy protection article.
You can change the contact details for your domain directly via your Namecheap account.
If your registrant type is Corporation, leave the Organization and Job Title fields empty for at least the Registrant contact section. Please be aware that your Organization name must have a valid name.
When it expires, your website and mail service will stop functioning, and no changes can be made. However, you have a period of about 30 days at Namecheap after the actual expiration date during which you can still renew at the regular rate. Here’s all the information you need.
DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) will help make sure that visitors to your website aren’t redirected to fraudulent websites. It adds an extra layer of security on top of the DNS by verifying that the information a user sees is authentic.
DNSSEC is available for .ca domains that use our Basic, Premium and Custom DNS.
There are no coupons to enter. Simply purchase your .ca, and at the checkout you will have the option to add a PositiveSSL Certificate to your cart at an exclusive price – valid for the first year of your registration.