.yt domain names



.yt is the official ccTLD of Mayotte.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

Why .yt?

Get closer to your audience with a .yt domain name

The .yt domain ending is the official domain ending of Mayotte the French overseas territory located in the Indian ocean. Buying a .yt domain name, then, is of particular interest to business and other organizations located in Mayotte or who offer products and services to Mayotte's residents. Using .yt — which is familiar to Mayotte's internet users — is enough to strengthen the feeling of proximity to your customers and your community.

Gain visibility with a .yt domain name

Highly targeted, .yt allows internet users to know where you are located more easily. Sleek and professional, your web address will also be easy to remember. Choosing a .yt domain name is choosing an extra asset in the form of a better search engine ranking, since .yt is easy for search engines to identify.

Your new .yt domain name in just af few clicks

Any individual or organization (including businesses) located in the European Economic Area as well as Switzerland, can register a .yt domain name. Your .yt domain name registration is subject to verification by AFNIC: to make this process easier, you can do this by filling out a simple form. If you already have a .yt domain name and you want to transfer it, you can benefit from the same advantages as creating a new one at Gandi.

.yt domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 28 days after the domain's expiration date - HK$195.67
Pricing Options Prices for Hong Kong, taxes excluded, in HK$ (HKD)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Rules and particularities of .yt domain names

Creation date


Related Contract

View the .yt contract

.yt domain names at Gandi

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by AFNIC since March 2004.

Terms and Conditions

Attribution: .yt is open to any individual residing and any legal entity having its headquarter or principal place of business in the European Economic Area or in Switzerland. We strongly suggest that legal persons fill out the organization identification fields (VAT number, SIREN, WALDEC, DUNS, etc.) as this will facilitate any verification that AFNIC might perform at a later date.
The same eligibility conditions apply to the administrative contact.

Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphen (other than in the first or last place).

IDN (accented domain names): Yes.

Registration period: 1 to 10 years.

Second-level extensions: No.


Reserved domain names: Names and terms subject to additional particular conditions and to AFNIC prior review (Naming Charter Article 2.4):

  • domain names previously reserved or prohibited open to applicants that justify a legitimate right and act in good faith
  • names beginning with "ville-", "mairie-", "agglo-", "cc-", "cg-", "cr-" subject to AFNIC naming conventions rules.

Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 28 days following the expiration date.

Disputes: SYRELI and EXPERT ADR.

Transfer (change of Registrar): The process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status and does not expire soon. A transfer usually takes 8 days (22 days if the losing registrar refuses the transfer request). The transfer renews the domain name for one year.

Change of Ownership: Available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date remains unchanged.

Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table.

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