.sc domain names

.sc

Available
.SC is the official extension of Seychelles

It includes

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

Why .sc?

What should you know about .sc?

The official domain ending for the Seychelles, an archipelago of around 100 islands with a population of 95,000, .sc is open well beyond the country's borders to any businesses, organizations, or individuals. Until recently, .sc was not as open, so it's still easy to find the domain you want an register it. The .sc domain ending is also a great alternative to traditional domain endings like .com or .net, allowing you to differentiate yourself.

A .sc domain name is open to the world

The opening up of .sc outside of the Seychelles has meant that it's now used by professionals around the world in diverse business sectors: it's perfect, then, for those looking for higher visibility. This domain ending is also frequently used by sites with a scientific orientation, "sc" being an abbreviation for "sciences." Laboratories, scientific institutes, healthcare workers, and chemical manufacturers can all use a .sc domain name to promote their activities.

Make your site a unique place with a .sc domain name

A majority of internet users in Western countries trust .sc domain names and will visit them without any special concern for their online security. The process for registering a domain name is simple, and you can register one for between one and ten years.

.sc domain prices

Registration

£88.80

per year
  • From 1 to 10 years
Register

Transfer

£86.40

  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration
Transfer

Renewal

£88.80

per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - £88.80
Renew
Pricing Options Prices for United Kingdom, Taxes included, in £ (GBP)

Other prices and periods

Restore

30 days after the late renewal period

£252.00

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 .sc domain names

Registry
Creation date
1997

Related Contract

View the .sc contract

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .SC domain names are open to everyone
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Second-level extensions: .com.sc, .net.sc, .org.sc

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes:UDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar):the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited", that it does not expire soon and that the domain name and the last transfer are older than 60 days. The transfer must be confirmed by email
Change of Ownership:available on our interface
Deletion process:quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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