.cloud domain names


.CLOUD is a generic extension intended for use by any third party who wants to promote the cloud

It includes

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

Why .cloud?

Assert your expertise with a .cloud domain name

The .cloud domain ending, of course, refers to cloud computing. You can take advantage of .cloud by creating targeted URLs that show your area of expertise. More exclusive than traditional domain endings, buying a .cloud domain name is particularly suited for those whose business is in the tech industry, especially if you provide cloud hosting or remote data storage.

Offer a complete solution with a .cloud website

Using a .cloud domain name increases your credibility among users of your file storage service. Easy to remember, you can create a complete website with a .cloud, such as:

  • Sign up forms
  • Tech support contact
  • Customer service
  • Chat

Using a .cloud domain name also helps you offer different add-on services, like a blog.

A .cloud domain name opens you to the world

Even though "cloud" is an English word, it's used around the world in many languages. As such, you can use your .cloud domain name to promote your services in any market. A .cloud domain name is evocative and easy for internet users across the globe to remember.

.cloud domain prices



From  $24.29 


per year
  • For 1 year:  $24.29  $5.00
  • From 2 to 10 years: $24.29



  • 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 - $34.99
Pricing Options Prices for United States, taxes excluded, in $ (USD)

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 .cloud domain names

Technical operator
Creation date
23rd of June, 2015

Related Contract

View the .cloud contract

.CLOUD domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Aruba PEC SpA since September 2015.

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .CLOUD domain names are open to everyone
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability,
1 year during Sunrise period and Landrush
Second-level extensions: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS and UDRP
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 ("locked") status, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. An effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists of an email confirmation by both the former and the new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged.
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see the table

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