.ws domain names


.WS is the official ccTLD of Samoa, also used for "WebSite"

It includes

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

.ws domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years






    per year
    • From 1 to 9 years
    • Late renewal (domain suspended): 25 days after the domain's expiration date - $48.52
    Pricing Options Prices for Singapore, Taxes excluded, in $ (SGD)

    Other prices and periods



    the first year, then renewal at normal price

    Owner Change


    Legal rules and specificities of .ws domain names

    Creation date

    Related Contract

    View the .ws contract

    .WS domain names at Gandi.net

    Accreditation:Gandi has been accredited by Global Domains International since March 2011

    Terms and Conditions

    Assigning: .WS domain names are open to everyone
    Syntax:from 4 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
    IDN (accented domain names):yes
    Registration period:1 to 10 years
    Second-level extensions: not provided by Gandi


    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, that it was created/transfered at least 60 days prior the request. 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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