Domains .cu

CU is the contry code ccTLD domain of Cuba. In a simple way a CU 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 CU domain name, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.cu

Its official name is: Republic of Cuba

It is an island sovereign country settled in an archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. The territory is organized in fifteen provinces and a special municipality with Havana as the capital and most populated city.

It borders, to the north, with the US state of Florida and the Bahamas, to the west with Mexico and to the south with the Cayman Islands and Jamaica. To the southeast of Cuba, is the island of Hispaniola

With 11,616,000 inhabitants in 2017 it is the most populous country in the Antilles, with 110 860 km², the most extensive, and with 102.7 hab / km², the third least densely populated, ahead of Dominica and Bahamas.

.cu is the current top-level territorial domain (ccTLD) of Cuba.

It is active since 1992, and only admits records of companies or citizens established in Cuba.


Requirements .cu

- Domain register avaliable for every person, organization or Business who wants to register a .cu domain from Cuba.

- Generic or geographics names are not allowed.

- Sometimes Nic Cuba requests trademark.

- Registration takes about 1 months.


Additional services

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

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

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

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



Registering a ccTLD domain .cu from Cuba you will have to complete an on-line registry form. Generic or geographics names are not allowed. All companies or persons can register the domain, Sometimes Nic Cuba requests trademark. Registration takes about 1 month.

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 .cu from Cuba 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 .cu it is necessary:

- the actual provider must approve the transfer. Sometimes a letter from the owner/admin is required.

- 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 1 and 2 months.

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 .cu


Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .cu 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.


Capital: Havana

Language: Spanish

Population: 11.221.060 hab.

Domain on the internet: .cu .com.cu