.CA Whois Search in Canada

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Frequently Asked Question
What characters .CA extension supports?

It is possible to register the letters a to z, the numbers 0 to 9 and hyphen “-“. In addition, the following characters are allowed: é, ë, ê, è, â, à, æ, ô, œ, ù, û, ü, ç, î, ï, ÿ.

However, it is not possible to register domains that begin or end with a hyphen “-“ or have it located in the third and fourth positions.

What are the minimum and maximum length of characters?

The minimum is 2 and the maximum is 50

Does .CA support IDN characters?

Yes, it supports the following characters:

é, ë, ê, è, â, à, æ, ô, œ, ù, û, ü, ç, î, ï, ÿ.

Who is the registry that manages this domain extension?

The authority in charge of managing this extension is “CIRA.CA”

What is the contact information of this registry?

The contact information is:

 

Sponsoring Organisation

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Autorité Canadienne pour les enregistrements Internet (ACEI)

979 Bank Street, Suite 400

Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5K5

Canada

Administrative Contact

Chief Information Officer

CIRA

979 Bank Street, Suite 400

Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5K5

Canada

Email: chief.information.officer@cira.ca

Voice: +1 613 237 5335

Fax: +1 613 237 0534

Technical Contact

DNS Admin

CIRA

979 Bank Street, Suite 400

Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5K5

Canada

Email: admin-dns@cira.ca

Voice: +1 613 237 5335

Fax: +1 613 237 0534

Is there an official whois server for .CA domains?

Yes, it is whois.cira.ca

Does this extension support third level domains?

No, it does not support, you can register only domains with “.ca” extension, it is not supported domains like “.com.ca”.

Do you offer Trustee for this extension?

No, we don’t offer Trustee service for this extension.

What is the minimum registration term allowed?

The minimum registration term for “.ca” extensions is 1 year.

What are the registration requirements for registering a .CA domain?

In order to register a .ca domain you should:

 

- Be a Canadian resident or national (individual or entity), or

- Own a Registered Trademark in Canada.

 

If you do not meet any of these requirements, you can apply for a trademark registration in Canada with our company here. The registration process takes approximately 1 year, and only after the trademark is registered, we will be able to register your .ca domain. If you cannot wait for the trademark to be registered, we might be able to offer another solution. In this case please contact us via email to support@marcaria.com and provide us the name of the domain you wish to register and the purpose of the website.

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