.cat domain names

.cat

Available
.CAT is a TLD reserved for people promoting Catalan language and culture.No local presence is required for the holder, however you must publish a website in the Catalan language within 6 months of registering the domain name.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • 2 free mailboxes with 3GB of storage
  • -50% off your first web hosting purchase

.cat domain prices

Registration

$18.20

per year
  • For 1 year
Register

Transfer

$49.01

  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration
Transfer

Renewal

$60.21

per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 44 days after the domain's expiration date - $60.21
Renew
Pricing Options Prices for Canada, Taxes excluded, in $ (CAD)

Other prices and periods

Restore

30 days after the late renewal period

$60.21

the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change

FREE

Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .cat domain names

Creation date
2006

Related Contract

View the .cat contract

.CAT domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by PuntCat since September 2008

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: anyone can register a .CAT, but you must publish a website in the Catalan language within 6 months of registering the domain name.
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (other than in first or last position). 1 and 2-character domain names are available via a manual process.
IDN: no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Second-level extensions: no

Procedures

Registration: during the registration, you have to indicate the reason of your registration and the intended use of your domain name
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 44 days following the expiration date
Disputes: http://fundacio.cat/en/domini/about-cat/domain-rules (2. Conflict resolution procedures)
Change of owner: must be authorized by e-mail by the current owner and the new owner.
Change of Registrar: authorization code must be requested from the current Registrar, then begin the process at your new registrar. A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner or administrative contact. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days. No Trade.
Deletion process:quarantine of 30 days

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