Frequently Asked Questions - Domain Name Registration Guidelines

The Domain Name Registration system allows you to register second-level domains under the following top-level domains: .COM: Recommended for commercial entities. Anyone can register a .com domain. .ORG: Originally designed for miscellaneous organizations, including non-profit groups. However today, anyone can register a .org domain. .NET: Originally recommended for companies involved in Internet infrastructure. However today, anyone can register a .net.
The Basic Rules for creating a Domain Name: They must be between 1 and 63 characters long not including the four characters used to identify the TLD such as. com. They can be made up of letters or numbers. Domain Names are not case sensitive. The dash symbol (-) is permitted but not at the beginning or end of your Domain Name. Spaces and special characters are not permitted.
There are five (5) steps to follow to register a Domain Name: 1. Search for a Domain Name. If it is available confirm intention to register. 2. Select the registration term, and provide your contact details and DNS information. 3. Review the information for correctness. 4. Agree to the Service Agreement. 5. Provide payment information and submit your request.
In order to register a Domain Name you will need to provide the following information: 1. Provide the following personal information for the Domain Name owner and Administrative, Technical and Billing contacts. a. First Name b. Last Name c. Email Address d. Postal Address e. Tax ID Number 2. Create the following to secure your Domain Name account: a. Username and Password b. PromptQuestion and Answer 3. Provide your Domain Name Server (DNS) information which can be obtained from your website hosting company 4. Read and accept our service agreement. 5. Provide your credit card and billing information for payment purposes. How much does it cost to register a Domain Name? Two levels of pricing are offered: 1. Standard Rate per domain; and 2. Volume Discounts. All these prices are advertised on our website.
The top-level domains .com, .net, and .org are available for registration by any individual or organisation. You do not have to be a registered business to register top-level domains.
Yes. You don't have to have an existing web site or be a registered business to register a Domain Name. You can register a domain name at any time and start your online identity.
After you have registered your Domain Name and paid for it, it is reserved immediately. From then on, it is attributed to you and is not available for purchase by anyone else for the term of the registration. The Domain Name then has to be technically available. This will happen within 24 to 72 hours later, assuming you have provided the correct technical parameters such as valid DNS servers.
You will receive a confirmation email from confirming your registration details and member ID.
Please send an email to us with your Domain Name and date of registration.
Top-level Domain Name availability is verified by accredited Registrars through a universal database of available Top-level Domain Names. This database is called the SRS or Shared Registration System and what it does is prevent a Domain Name that is successfully registered from being registered through another Domain Name registration site.
If you check your Domain Name after you have completed the registration process for a .com, .net or .org Domain Name, your WhoIs Domain Name and Contact Information is available online immediately. If you are querying or searching for your newly registered .com, .net or .org Domain Name's availability through another Domain Name registration web site and receive a message "No match for domain ''" it may simply be an indication that the registration web site you are visiting is not displaying the WhoIs information of competing accredited registrars. It does not mean that your Domain Name is still available for registration. If you were to actually attempt registering your new Domain Name through a competing registrar's site, you would receive a message stating, " is not available". This is an indication that the SRS (Shared Registration System) has an entry on file for the Domain Name (i.e., the Domain Name is already registered).
Under the Australian Corporations Law, every company in Australia has been issued with an Australian Company Number (ACN), which must be shown on a range of documents. The purpose of the ACN is to ensure adequate identification of companies when transacting business. Non-Australian entities can ignore this field Australian business entities or entities carrying on a business in Australia who are registered for the goods and services tax (GST), will be assigned an ABN (Australian Business number) for taxation purposes in respect of GST charged and paid.
A Tax Identification Number is the number assigned by an individual country to business entities in respect of the particular consumption tax levied on various goods and services. It is a single identifier for the tax that is charged and the refund you may be entitled to. For entities in European Union countries and other countries around the world this will be your VAT (Value Added Tax) Registration number. VAT is often recoverable for companies doing business in a foreign jurisdiction if they have VAT registration and if the particular company administers a tax refund scheme. The VAT is also recognized in different countries as MwST, TVA, MOMS and ITA