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.ca domain name

.CA domains are restricted to Canadian individuals, legal entities registered in Canada and valid trademarks on the Canadian territory.

Canada is a bilingual nation (French/English), where 85% of French-speaking people live in the province of Quebec.

Register your domain name in Canada for €18.00 VAT Ex. / yr

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Prices and Services

Registration €18.00 VAT Ex. / yr
Renewal €18.00 VAT Ex. / yr
Restoration Not available
Transfer €15.70 VAT Ex.
Trade €12.00 VAT Ex.
Trustee service Not available
Local presence service Not available

The following services are included with the domain :

Complete online management
DNS management
Redirection of the domain and sub-domains
Redirection of email addresses
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Technical information


Available extensions ca
Registration period 1 to 10 years
Renew period 1 to 10 years
Syntax From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphens
IDN support Yes
Premium domains No
DNSSec support No

.ca with FranceDNS

Accreditation Through our founding company Netim, ICANN accredited
Special terms and conditions None
Registration timeline Immediate
Activation timeline 6-12 hours



To register a .CA domain name, the owner must match these following conditions : 

A legal entity registered in Canada or
A canadian citizen over 18 or
A permanent resident in Canada or
A trademark valid in Canada

Further information with the registration policy in force at the registry.


A renewal extends the domain name for the selected duration.

Renewal procedures must be carried out before the domain's expiration date otherwise the domain will switch to quarantine status for a 30 days period before being removed. During this period, the domain is no longer active but can still be restored.

Change of registrar:

To transfer a .CA domain, you need to obtain the authorization code with your current registrar.

As soon as the transfer is initiated by FranceDNS, if the authorization code is valid and if the domain status is transferrable, the transfer will be completed within an hour.

Once the transfer is finalized, the domain's expiration date is extended for 1 year, starting at the transfer date.

Change of ownership:

To transfer the registrant of a .CA domain, you need to ensure that the current and new owner email adresses are active.

FranceDNS will contact both parties by email to obtain their agreement. Both will have 7 days to approve and reply. If a refusal or no reply is received during the timeframe, the request will be cancelled.

Once the transfer has been finalized, the domain name's expiration date is not updated.

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