Domains .gal

GAL is a generic domain used to identify you with a name, product, brand, etc. on 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 domain GAL, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.gal

.gal is focuses on the needs of the galician linguistics and cultural community. .gal will also be a meeting point of more than 4,000.000 people.

Galician industry will take benefit, improving it internet visibility in their own language.


Requirements .gal

During GA, available .gal domain names may be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. The domains should contain significant minimum content in galician language, but is can also be displayed in other languages.


Additional services

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

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

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

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



To register .gal domains you will have to complete an on-line registry form.
Allowed characters:
- Minimum: 1
- Maximum: 63
- Letters and numbers.
- Hyphens ("-"), Hyphens are not allowed before or after the domain name.
The registration is done for 1 to 10 years.


How to renew

To renew .gal domains, the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for 1 to 9 years.
The renewal period starts 30 days before the expiration date.
The .gal domains also supports early renewal.


How to transfer

To transfer a .gal domain it is necessary:
- Auth code. This code must be facilitated by the actual registry.
- The domain must be un-locked for transfer. If so, you must contact the current registrar to un-lock the domain.
- More than 60 days of registration.
When a domain .gal is transferred, it's renewed for another year. The process completes in 5 days maximum.
We suggest you transfer your domain name enough days before expiration in order to avoid your transfer being denied.


Owner change

We can only make a holder trade of .gal domains if Entorno Digita is a Registrar. Otherwise, the first thing we must do is transfer the domain to Entorno Digital.

In order to make the holder trade it can be done through the domain extranet. You can request it on the field “Holder Change”. Once the request is paid two emails will be sent automatically, one to the actual holder and another to the new one. By accepting both emails the Holder Trade will be done automatically.

The Holder Trade has a price of 50 euros for .gal domain (price without VAT)


Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .gal 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 (Except owner change).