TLD Description .co.za



Requisites .co.za

- Domain register avaliable for every person, organization or Business who wants to register a .co.za domain from South Africa.
- Previous configuration of the DNS before registering.

If you don’t have a DNS servers with the necessary characteristics for registering a .co.za domain you can use Entorno Digital’s DNS servers.



Registering a ccTLD domain .co.za from South Africa requires the previous configuration of the DNS before registering the domain and 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 a year.


How to renew

To renew a ccTLD domain .co.za from South Africa 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 .co.za it is necessary:
- Owner or Admin contact must accept the transfer by mail. This email is sended by the registry.
- 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 not renewed in the transfer.


Owner change

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


Contacts update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .co.za 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 cost.

TLD Fees .co.za

1 year

If you manage several .co.za domains or other ccTLD domains, please contact us to find out about our volume discounts.

If you need any clarification to register .co.za domains or contract a hosting service please do not hesitate to contact us.