.com domain names

.com

Available

the .COM gTLD is a TLD for “commercial” sites. It is the most popular TLD on the internet and is used for all types of sites.

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 .com?

The world's most identifiable and popular extension

Originally intended for commercial websites, the .COM extension has become the default domain extension, and therefore the most well-known. The .com extension is now inseparable from anything internet-related. Simple to remember, and professional-looking, it is easily adaptable to all your needs.

The .COM domain extension is the reference on the web

To make your project a reality, why not choose a .COM domain name - the most popular extension in the world. Especially now, when the choice of domain extensions has never been greater, go for the simplicity of a .COM domain name. Focus on your business, we'll take care of the rest.

Choose a .COM domain

Being the most popular domain extension, a .COM domain name offers many advantages:

  • reliability: indeed .COM will help reassuring your visitors
  • international aspect: It helps your company to be present internationally
  • relevant: the .COM also allows you to highlight the commercial aspect of your business.

Important notice: Price increase on .com domains on Sep 1st, 2021

Verisign has notified Gandi of an increase in the registration fee of .com domains starting in September 1, 2021, at 04:00 UTC. 

As such, we will be carrying over this price increase to our own price grids. 

We strongly encourage you to renew your domain(s)before August 31, 2021 in order to benefit from the current price for the longest registration period possible.

If your domain name is currently registered for 1 year, you may renew it for a maximum of 9 years.

.com domain prices

Registration

$25.66

per year
  • From 1 to 10 years
Register

Transfer

$20.69

  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration
  • 60 days minimum after domain registration
Transfer

Renewal

$25.66

per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $25.66
Renew
Pricing Options Prices for New Zealand, Taxes excluded, in $ (NZD)

Other prices and periods

Restore

30 days after the late renewal period

$215.19

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 .com domain names

Registry
Creation date

1985

Related Contract

View the .com contract

.COM domain names at Gandi.net

Accrediation: Gandi has been accredited by VeriSign since February 2000
Number of domains registered by Gandi : over 460,000 .COM domain names as of September 1st, 2010

Terms and conditions

Attribution: .COM domain names are open to everyone
Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: Yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Second-level extensions: None

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP (new window)
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) and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days
Change of owner: Available on our interface
Deletion process:quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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