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Get your .CA domain and one page website
for one year at $14.99.*

*Offer is for a limited time, from July 15th to August 15th, 2024.
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Got the followers?
Now claim your Canadian space and boost your online credibility.

Here’s how:

  1. Search for an available .CA domain
  2. Choose a registrar partner
  3. Complete the checkout and get your .CA domain and one page website
  4. Complete your registration


Why do I need a .CA?

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Trust and credibility
Trusted and secure, adding credibility
to your online presence.

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Boosted online visibility
Boosts local SEO for higher
Canadian search rankings.

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Canadian pride
Preferred by 85% of Canadians, offering
positive user experience. 

What can I do with a .CA?

Host a website
or build an online store

A website or online store is an obvious and powerful way to use your domain name.

Create your own
.CA email address

Your .CA domain name can be used for personalized email addresses (like [email protected]).

Link your .CA to your
social media profile

You can forward your .CA domain to another online or social media profile, like Instagram, TikTok, or YouTube—anywhere you want.

Support and resources

Registering a .CA domain is quick and easy!

  1. Search for an available .CA domain name. Find out if a domain name is available to register by using our domain search tool. 
  2. Choose the best domain registrar. When you search for a .CA domain, you will have the choice of which registrar to register the domain through. A registrar is a company that sells domain names and related services like web hosting. Select a registrar that meets your needs and price point
  3. Buy your .CA domain name. Once you’ve picked your registrar, you’ll go through their platform to complete your registration. 

Sometimes a domain name you want is already registered by someone else. Here are your options:

  1. Choose an alternative domain to launch your website with. As you’re building your business, get online quickly with an alternative domain, and then continue to pursue obtaining the ideal domain and if you’re successful, make the switch later.
  2. Check the expiry date of the registered domain. When you find out a domain is registered through CIRA’s domain search, the “Domain info” tab displays the expiry date. If the expiry date is coming up soon, keep checking on the status and either attempt to scoop it up during a To-Be-Released (TBR) session (especially important for premium domains) or you can wait and see if it makes it to the next phase of the domain name life cycle, from TBR into general availability.
  3. Purchase the domain from the current registrant. You can find out who registered the domain with a simple lookup using WHOIS. Depending on their level of domain privacy, you may be able to contact the owner and negotiate buying it from them.

If you selected “Auto Renew” when registering your domain name, then there is nothing else you need to do. If you are unsure if your domain will auto renew or when it expires, contact your Registrar. Don’t know who your Registrar is? Contact us!

We at CIRA enforce a Canadian Presence Requirement, so not just anyone can register a .CA. This provides peace-of-mind that when a site has a .CA domain, it’s actually owned by a Canadian individual or business.

But how exactly does CIRA ensure that .CA is kept Canadian? 

When you register a .CA, you enter into a Registrant Agreement and you will be required to select a Canadian Presence Requirement category to show your connection to Canada. Here’s a few of the commonly-chosen categories:


  • Canadian citizen
  • Permanent resident
  • Legal representative
  • Aboriginal peoples


  • Corporation
  • Trademark registered in Canada
  • Official marks
  • Association
  • Trust
  • Partnership
  • Educational institution
  • Library, archive or museum
  • Hospital
  • Government

Ready to own a .CA?

Use our search tool to see if your domain name is available as a .CA