About .WALES Domain Names
The .wales domain name brings out the best in the unique Welsh identity and culture, for both individuals and businesses alike. For anyone wanting to subscribe to and promote the Welsh brand online, .wales is the ideal UK-oriented domain.
Beginning February 24, 2015 at 17:00 UTC, customers can pre-register .wales domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bulk .wales registration is supported during General Availability.
Multiple applications will be resolved on a first-come, first-served basis at the opening of General Availability. If you aren't able to secure the domain name, we'll refund the registration fee.
Note: If you are awarded the domain name, you have 5 days to cancel your domain name and get a refund of the registration fee.
Anyone can register .wales domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.
These domain names can have a up to 63 characters, with a minimum of one character, and can contain letters (a-z), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (except in the 3rd or 4th characters of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #. IDNs will not be supported for .wales.
Nominet is the sponsor and the backend provider for the .wales extension.
You can register a .wales domain name for a minimum of one year and a maximum of 10 years.
Your .wales domains will be auto-renewed on their expiration date and will be parked after the first failed billing attempt. If the domain name is not renewed within 40 days of expiration, it will be cancelled.
Yes. See Transfer my domain to GoDaddy for details on the transfer process.
Yes. See Transfer domain from GoDaddy to another registrar for details on the transfer process for these domain names.
Yes, both Private Registration and Protected Registration are available for .wales domains.
No. We currently do not support the backorder of .wales domain names.
Yes. See Transfer my domain to another GoDaddy account to start the account move process.
Yes. See Change domain contact information for details on making these changes.
One nameserver is required for .wales domains to resolve, and a maximum of 13 nameservers is allowed. IPv4, IPv6, DNSSEC is supported.