.sc domain names



.sc is the official extension of Seychelles

It includes

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

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



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): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $170.08
Pricing Options Prices for New Zealand, taxes excluded, in $ (NZD)

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

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .sc domain names

Technical operator
Creation date


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


Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.


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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