Domain Name Information

ICANN Registrar: za-Domains for Anybody

Cologne, 12.10. 2004. ICANN accredited registrar Secura announces today,that the company is accepting the registration of za-domains.

The are the domains of South Africa. The belong to the popular domains in Africa.

You cannot register at .za. If your name is not available at, you can also register at

The com-domain is best for websites that target international markets, while are best for South African webpages or those with a strong South African reference. This is so because surfer are used to, and you may lose a part of your target group if you deviate from the expected Top Level Domain.

Even if you should own a .com domain, it is advisable to register also a as well. The za-domains are available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

There are no specific requirements for registering za-domains. A local presence or registered company in South Africa is not a requirement for a name.

ICANN accredited registrar Secura can register a za-domain at once, if the domain name is free.

About The Author

Hans-Peter Oswald, CEO
ICANN accredited Registrar Secura;


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