How to Register for Qatari Domain Name

To register a Qatar-specific domain name, visit the QDR website at www.domains.qa or the Arabic domain (نطاقات. قطر) to first check the availability of the specific domain name. If the domain name is available, you will be directed to a list of registrars you can choose from to purchase the domain name.

Procedure

Follow these steps to register for a .qa or ???. domain name:

  1. Search in this link: http://www.domains.qa/find-your-domain to see if the domain name you would like is available.
  2. If the name is already not available, enter a new name and search again until you find an available domain.
  3. Secure your domain through one of the accredited domain registrars: http://www.domains.qa/en/registrars/accredited-registrars


Follow these steps to register for domain name using the a .gov.qa, .mil.qa, .edu.qa, .sch.qa, and .org.qa extension:

  1. Search in this link: http://www.domains.qa/find-your-domain to see if the domain name you would like is available.
  2. If the name is already not available, enter a new name and search again until you find an available domain.
  3. Print and fill out the Domain Name Application Form.
  4. Submit application along with all required documents to the Qatar Domains Register, located at ictQATAR headquarters.

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Required Documents

  1. Completed Domain Name Application Form

Office Locations & Contacts

Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology “ictQATAR”

Technical Regulatory Department, Regulatory Authority

Internet, Numbering Section (Qatar Domains Registry)

Al Nasser Tower B

PO Box 23264

Doha, Qatar

Call Center: (00974) 44069988

For General inquiries email: info@domains.qa

For Support related inquiries email: support@domains.qa

For Registrars related inquiries email: registrars@domains.qa

  • ground floor of Al Nasr Tower B, across the General Post Office in Al Dafna.

Eligibility

  • For the public – .qa and ???.
  • For governmental, educational, military and non-profit entities – .gov.qa, .mil.qa, .edu.qa, .sch.qa, and .org.qa

Instructions

The Qatar Domains Registry at the Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR) is in charge of regulating the accreditation of Qatar-specific .qa and ???. domain names.

The domain is available to all members of the public. Extensions .gov.qa, .mil.qa, .edu.qa, .sch.qa, and .org.qa are reserved for governmental, educational, military and non-profit entities

Need for the Document

Domain names serve as humanly memorable names for Internet participants, like computers, networks, and services.

A domain name represents an Internet Protocol (IP) resource. Domain names makes memorizing IP sources humanly possible. An important function of domain names is to provide easily recognizable and easy to recall names such as the prominent domains .com, .info, .net and .org to numerically addressed Internet resources.

Information which might help

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