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Why haven’t you got a .CA, eh?

Why Choose a .CA Domain?

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.

Is a .CA Right for Me?

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?

A .CA screams ‘O Canada’

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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Why Namecheap

Privacy and Security

Your website security and privacy comes first at Namecheap, and we will always support the rights of individuals and consumers online. It’s our mission to keep the Internet open, free, and safe for everyone.

Your Business Online

Boost your business with industry-premium products and services, at prices that won’t break your budget. If it doesn’t provide you with a better Internet experience, we simply don’t offer it.

Customer Service

You’re covered by a Support Team that’s renowned for being one of the most knowledgeable, friendly, and professional in the business. Real people are ready to assist you with any issue, any time, 24/7.

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Safety and support for your .ca

Real DNS Power

Real DNS Power

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.

Free Email Forwarding

Free Email Forwarding

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.

Perfect partners for your .ca


Starting at $2.88/month

Add secure and reliable hosting to your domain through our affordable plans. You can find the perfect hosting at the perfect price quickly and easily. View all our web hosting plans →

SSL Protection
SSL Protection

Starting at $7.88/year

Choose from top SSL certificates to secure your site data – from personal blogs to global e-commerce. Right now you can get a Comodo PositiveSSL certificate at an exclusive price for your first year of any new registration. View all SSLs →

Premium DNS
Premium DNS

Just $4.88/year

Protect your business from DNS DDoS attacks and data leaks without slowing your site down. Our PremiumDNS gives you speed, security, and a 100% uptime guarantee. Shop our DNS services →

Private Email
Private Email

Free trial

Get fast, intuitive business or personal email that’s synced to your new domain name. All your contacts and calendars in one private, cloud-based platform. Test our email packages FREE for two months. View our private email hosting plans →

Frequently asked questions

  • For how many years can I buy .ca domains?

    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 country is a .ca for? Is .ca a ccTLD?

    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).

  • Can anyone register a .ca? Do I need to reside in Canada to register .ca domain?

    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.

  • What are some tips for successful .ca registration?

    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.

  • Can I hide my contact details for a .ca domain, so that they are not shown in the public Whois database?

    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.

  • How can I change contact details for my .ca domain?

    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.

  • How can I renew my .ca domain registration?

    It's easy to renew a domain and keep your site running smoothly.

    Want to make life simple? Add money to your Namecheap Account or provide a card number to use and switch auto-renewal on or off.

  • What happens to my .ca domain if I accidentally let it expire?

    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.

  • What is DNSSEC and can I use it with my .ca domain?

    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.

  • How do I activate my SSL offer?

    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.

Still have questions?

  • ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) charges a mandatory annual fee of $0.18 for each domain registration, renewal or transfer. This will be added to the listed price for some domains, at the time of purchase. See full list of affected domains →
  • You'll receive a domain privacy subscription FREE with every eligible domain registration or transfer. Your subscription is provided by Withheld for Privacy and the services agreement it holds with Namecheap. Terms and conditions apply. Visit the Whois privacy service agreement page for further details.
  • Due to the registry restrictions, domain privacy is unavailable for a handful of TLDs. Check the Domain Privacy page to see the full list.
  • You receive an exclusive PositiveSSL Certificate offer (valid for the first year only) with every new product purchase except domain renewals, or purchase or renewals of any other SSL certificates. Further restrictions may apply.
  • DNS features mentioned are applicable only if your domain uses Namecheap DNS service.
  • DNSSEC is available with all eligible domains as part of Basic or Premium DNS services.
  • Special offer applies to new first-year registrations only and is valid for a limited time.
  • Please note that premium domain names are not eligible for the promotion and prices may differ from those shown.
  • We recommend that you set the following domains to auto-renew at least 12 days before the expiration date: .ch, .es,,,, .fr, .li, .pe,,,, .sg,,,, and
    If your domain is not renewed or set to auto-renewal at least 12 days before the expiration date, it immediately enters the redemption period. Once in this state, it will not be possible to renew it at the regular price. Read more about renewal requirements.
  • We recommend that you set the following domains to auto-renew at least 5 days before the expiration date: .cx, .de, .eu and .nl.
    If your domain is not renewed or set for auto-renewal at least 5 days before the expiration date, it immediately enters the redemption period. Once in this state, your website and other related services will stop working, and it will not be possible to renew your domain at the regular price. Read more about renewal requirements.

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