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Why choose a .SO domain?

Get ahead of the curve with .so, the next big domain in technology. It’s the ideal home for an informative and exciting tech website, and the .so-lution to your online audience’s problems, whether they’re animated by automation, or moved by mechanics.

Is a .SO right for me?

If you’re launching a groundbreaking new .social network, embarking on a .solo career as a front-end web developer, or running a thriving .software business, the .so top-level domain (TLD) is the one for you. Plus, it lends itself to wordplay, for your independent beans store, or your captivating band tour dates.

Be .SO bold!

Although the .so domain name is the ccTLD for Somalia, .so web domain registration is open to all. We are one of the few registrars that support this domain, so there are still lots of short, recognizable domain names ready and waiting to be snapped up. If you want to play in the big leagues, follow the big hitters in tech, like,, and and register your new domain today.

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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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Personal ‘Whois’ data kept safe with WhoisGuard privacy protection – FREE for life

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Personal ‘Whois’ data kept safe with WhoisGuard privacy protection – FREE for life

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Personal ‘Whois’ data kept safe with WhoisGuard privacy protection – FREE for life


Safety and support for your .so

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.

WhoisGuard Privacy Protection

WhoisGuard Privacy Protection

For increased privacy, WhoisGuard masks your personal domain data from the publicly accessible Whois database. It will actually list our contact information instead. It also reduces spam and protects you against identity theft. Best of all, it’s included FREE for life with every eligible Namecheap domain you register.

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SSL Protection
SSL Protection

Starting at $7.88/year

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Premium DNS

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Frequently asked questions

  • For how many years can I buy .so domains? How much are they?

    You can register a .so domain name for 1-10 years, and you can find out how much they cost by checking out our handy pricing table.

  • Is .so a ccTLD? What country is a .so domain for?

    Yes, .so is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Somalia. This leads us to the next question...

  • Can anyone register a .so? Do I need to reside in Somalia to register .so domain?

    Yes, anyone can register a .so ccTLD, and no, you do not need to reside in Somalia. Why not use your favorite registrar to get your web address for a great price today?

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

    Yes! We offer free WhoisGuard privacy protection for life for every registered domain, and your data will be kept safe and your personal information will be hidden.

  • How can I renew my .so domain registration?

    It’s easy! If your domain registration is about to expire, renew your domain and your site will continue to run.
    Why not make life easier on yourself, by switching auto-renewal on? All you need is funds in your Namecheap account, and your domain will be renewed automatically.

Still have questions?

  • You'll receive a WhoisGuard subscription absolutely FREE with every eligible domain registration or transfer. WhoisGuard subscription expiration is based on purchase date rather than activation date. WhoisGuard provides subscription pursuant to its Services Agreement with Namecheap. Terms and conditions apply. Visit the WhoisGuard Agreement page for details.
  • 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.

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