.ZA Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .za from $8.79 per year all included.
  • Trustee Authority

    .zaDNA (ZA Domain Name Authority)

  • Registry


  • Origin

    South Africa

  • Creation date


  • Description

    .ZA is the official ccTLD of South Africa

    The .ZA is available only in third-level domains, Gandi provides .CO.ZA

.CO.ZA domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by ZACR for .CO.ZA since August 2012
Price: see the .CO.ZA domain names price list
Corresponding Gandi contract:https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .CO.ZA domain names are open any identifiable legal entities (individuals and legal persons)
Syntax: from 1 to 30 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 year
Second-level extensions: .CO.ZA


Registration: DNS must be specified and correctly configured according to the Registry's zonecheck
Renewal: no later than 2 days before the expiration date
Disputes:ZA ADR
Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new Registrar. Be sure that the domain does not expire soon and was created at least 7 days prior to the request. In case of a transfer to Gandi, Gandi will send you an email for confirmation. Then, the transfer will be subject to confirmation of the Registry email or the approval of the transfer by the losing Registrar within a deadline of 5 days:
- if you confirm the Registry email, your domain will be automatically transferred,
- if you refuse or do not confirm the transfer, but the losing registrar does, then the domain will be transferred at the end of the deadline of 5 days,
- if neither you nor the losing Registrar confirm the transfer, your transfer request will be rejected at the end of the deadline of 5 days.
The transfer does not change the domain's expiration date
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. Expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 10 days, see this table
Registration period1 year max. Register a .za
Renewal period1 year max. Renew a .za
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
Restoration period10 days Restore a .za
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .za

Prices include Gandi's full range of services.

If you manage a larger portfolio of domain names, B to E rates are available with a discount of up to 50%.

Prices for United States, in $ (USD), for A rates. Change

Registration price/year 1 year $8.79
Renew price/year 1 year $8.79
Transfer - Free
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $8.79