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Why Choose a .APP Domain?

Get a tech-friendly .app top-level domain (TLD) and give your idea the perfect home. If you’re building mobile apps or web apps, a .app registration is the quickest route to get your technology seen and trusted by an online audience.

Is a .APP Right for Me?

Developers and programmers will benefit from a dedicated place to share exciting news and gather insightful feedback on new and established apps. All .app extensions can be used to create a memorable and trustworthy location for storing downloadable assets for customers.

Create a Buzz Around Your Technology

App stores can be crowded spaces, so register a .app domain name today and build a site that stands out. Whether your application is a thrilling platform game or a life-changing productivity tool, buy a .app domain to call your own 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 Domain Privacy – FREE for life


Safety and support for your .app

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.

Domain privacy protection

Domain privacy protection

For increased privacy, a domain privacy service will mask your personal domain data from the publicly accessible Whois database. This 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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Frequently asked questions

  • What is a .app domain? Is .app a domain name extension?

    The .app domain is a top-level domain (TLD) and one of the hundreds of generic TLDs available at Namecheap. Domain names can feature many extensions, such as .net, .us and more.

  • How do I buy a .app domain? For how many years can I buy it?

    It’s easy to get a .app! First, choose your name by using our .app domain search, then check it’s available at a price that fits your budget, and finally, register your domain with your favorite registrar! You can register a .app domain for 1-10 years.

  • What is the .app domain used for?

    As you may have guessed, this domain is perfect for companies in any country that make apps. Whether the app is for sale in Google Play or Apple’s App Store, it makes sense to purchase a fitting domain like a .app.

  • Are there any restrictions on a .app? How does .app stay secure?

    Yes, there are restrictions. For your website to load, all .app sites require HTTPS, which means that you will need to have an SSL certificate alongside your domain. The SSL Certificate is an extra layer of security that helps to protect you and your website visitors.

  • How do I add SSL to my .app domain?

    It’s easy to get an HTTPS domain. Just add SSL to your .app domain upon registration and follow the instructions in our SSL installation guide

  • How long has .app been on the market?

    The .app TLD has been available to register since May 18th, 2018. Reserve yours today, before somebody beats you to it!

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

    Yes, domain privacy is available for .app, so your information is safe from spammers and online fraudsters.

  • How can I renew my .app domain registration?

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

    Want an easy life? Turn on auto-renewal. Just add money to your Namecheap Account or provide a card number to enable automatic renewals.

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

    When a domain expires, your website and mail service will stop functioning, and no changes can be made to the domain.

    After the expiration date, you have a period of around 30 days in which you can still renew the domain at the normal rate. For further information on this, check out our Knowledgebase.

  • What is DNSSEC and can I use it with my .app 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 all .app domains that use our Basic, Premium and Custom DNS.

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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