Domains .ca

CA is the contry code ccTLD domain of Canada. In a simple way a CA domain name serves to identify you with a name, product, brand, ... in the Internet through a web page or other services such as email. For example, if someone wants to see your web page that is under your CA domain name, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.ca



Requirements .ca

- .ca Domains are avaliable for every person, organization or Business from Canada.
- Local owner and Admin contact or trademark in Canada is required.
- CIF/VAT number (companies) or DNI/passport (persons) is required.


Additional services

- With the purchase of your .ca domain you can select our DNS servers for the activation of your ".ca" domain.

- Entorno puts at your disposal with .ca domain registration a wide range of services of hosting, virtual servers and SSL certificates.

- If you are interested in recovering or monitoring a domain .ca you can check our corporate services section.

- When buying web domain with the .ca extension we can help you in your online presence project with opensource applications such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc. or custom projects hosted on your .ca web domain



Registering a ccTLD domain .ca from Canada you will have to complete an on-line registry form. Local owner and Admin contact is required. CIF/VAT number (companies) or DNI/passport (persons) is required.
Allowed characters:
- Minimum: 3
- Maximum: 63
- Letters and numbers.
- Hyphens ("-"), Hyphens are not allowed before or after the domain name.
The registration is done for a year.


How to renew

To renew a ccTLD domain .ca from Canada the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for one year.
The renewal period starts 60 days before the expiration date and you can renew the domain until 30 days before the expiration date.


How to transfer

To transfer a ccTLD domain .ca it is necessary:
- The owner must ask the login domain to Cira (canadian registry) or actual registrar.
- The domain must have been registered/active for at least 30 days.
- The domain must be un-locked for transfer by the actual registry. If so, the client must contact the current registrar to un-lock the domain for transfer.
The transfer usually completes within 5 and 10 days.
We suggest you transfer your domain name enough days before expiration in order to avoid your transfer being denied.
The domain is renewed for 1 year since the transferred date.


Owner change

Contact with Entorno Digital in order to do a holder change for a domain .ca


Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .ca domains through your control panel on our website.
The changes are done at a real time and have no cost.


Capital: Ottawa

Language: English and French

Population: 37,067,011 hab.

Internet domain: .ca