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CIRA operates a safe, secure and trusted domain registry for the millions of Canadians that choose .CA domains.

Grow your business by becoming a .CA Certified Registrar .

How to become a registrar

A registrar is a company that sells domain names and associated products and services like web hosting and supports registrants with setup, questions or issues they experience regarding these services.

Fill out an application

Benefits of becoming a .CA Certified Registrar

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Grow your business

CIRA’s .CA Domains Under Management (DUM) are growing at a rate that exceeds industry averages. Partnering with CIRA means you’re working with a world-class registry with over 3 million domain names under management.

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Up your marketing game

CIRA works with its registrars to assist them in growing their business while actively promoting .CA. Program variations include customized cooperative marketing funding programs, performance incentives and content collaboration.

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Get more leads

Get listed on the .CA Marketplace to appear as a .CA Certified Registrar! The Marketplace allows users to search the .CA domain name database and lists all .CA Certified Registrars that they can select to register the domain.

Try out our .CA marketplace:


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Get the support you need

CIRA is committed to customer service excellence and open communication with our registrar partners. Our staff are available to respond to questions, provide assistance with technical issues, and to educate registrars on .CA products and services. Contact us!

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Get access to wholesale pricing

All .CA Certified Registrars are billed at the same wholesale cost and without complex administration fees that other registries may charge. This pricing model helps you to offer competitive market prices.

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Get access to domain products

CIRA is committed to innovating in the domain name space and keeping Canadians cyber-secure. Registrars can integrate .CA-related products such as:

Ready to become a certified .CA registrar?

Fill out a simple form to initiate a partnership with CIRA.

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