Domains .cl

CL is the contry code ccTLD domain of Chile. In a simple way a CL 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 CL domain name, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.cl

Its official name is: Republic of Chile

It is located in the southwestern tip of South America. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast and Argentina to the east, totaling 7801 km of land borders, and the Drake Passage to the south.

Its capital is the city of Santiago and its official language is Spanish.

It is considered the second seismically most active country in the world, after Japan, and the fourth most exposed to major damages due to natural catastrophes, included in the Pacific fire belt, Chile has the second largest and most active volcanic chain on the planet after Indonesia. Throughout the continental Chilean territory, there are at least two thousand volcanoes, of which five hundred are considered "geologically active".

.cl is the geographic superior level domain (ccTLD) for Chile created in 1987. It is administered by NIC Chile, a center dependent on the Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences of the University of Chile.

Chile is the first Spanish-language country to allow the registration of domains with accented vowels (á é í ó ú), the letter U with umlauts (ü) and the letter Ñ from September 21, 2005.

On March 23, 2016, the figure of 500 thousand registered and active domains was reached. Currently, it is close to 600 thousand, on April 18 it reached 583,961.


Requirements .cl

- Domain available for every person, organization or Business who wants to register a .cl domain.


Additional services

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

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

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

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



Registering a ccTLD domain .cl from Chile you will have to complete an on-line registry form.

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 one year.


How to renew

To renew a ccTLD domain .cl from Chile the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for one year.

The renewal period starts 40 days before the expiration date and the domain can be renewed next 30 days. After these 30 days please contact us if you are still interested in renewing the domain.


How to transfer

To transfer a ccTLD domain .cl it is necessary:


- 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 in the transfer.


Owner change

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


Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .cl domains through you control panel on our website, on the field “REGISTERED USER” on our website.

The changes are done at a real time and have no cost.


Capital: Santiago

Language: Spanish (official), languages of Chile

Population: 19.107.216 pop.

Domain on internet: .cl

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