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Prices of domain names .ac

Domain Registration € 86,00
Change Domain Owner € 86,00
Domain Transfer (In) € 150,00
Changing Domain DNS Servers € 0,00 € 15,00

How to buy .ac domain name?

Looking to buy a .ac domain name? You've come to the right place! AC nic, the registry authorized to operate the .ac domain, has accredited to provide domain registration services for .ac domains.

  • You can trust to do it right, because Country Code domains are our specialty.
  • is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the Ascension registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
.ac Domain Registration Price86,00

How to transfer .ac domain name?

Transferring your .ac domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .ac domain transfer into includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and powerful domain management system.

.ac Domain Transfer Price150,00Transfer

How do I renew a .ac domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .ac domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

.ac Domain Renew Price86,00Renew

Requirements for .ac Domain Registration

Are Individual domain registrations allowed?Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for domain .ac?Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for?No
Are some .ac domain names restricted?
Single or two letter or number domain names are not allowed. Two letter ISO 3166 country codes and Country names are reserved. For complete restrictions see FAQs.
Does .ac domain have a special use?No
Other information I need to know about .ac?No
Are there any additional fees for .ac?No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .ac?No
Private Registration Service Available?No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees?No

FAQs for .ac

What is the registration term allowed for .ac domain names?

.ac domain names are available for 1-10 years.

What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ac domain names?

Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab

How long does it take to register .ac domain name?

The domain registration time frame for .ac during general availability is Instant.

Trustee Service for .ac domain

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension.

How do I host my .ac domain name?

offers hosting and email service for .ac. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.

Private Registration

Information will be available soon

What is the potential recovery period for the .ac domain?

Grace periods vary for country code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). Some registries require renewal up to 60 days in advance of the domain name expiration date. It is your responsibility to pay for your Renewal Fees in advance of the due date specified by regardless of the domain name expiration date. Failure to pay your Renewal Fees prior to the due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .ac domain. There may be a restore period between when the domain expires and when the domain can be registered again. In the event that you do not pay by the renewal date, your site may be inaccessible during this time so it is very important that you renew this extension before the renewal date.

.ac Domains Dispute & Policy

The most current .ac domains dispute policy can be found at:

Dispute Resolution Policy

1.1 The Applicant is responsible for the selection of its own domain name and by submitting its application, the Applicant represents that:
(a) the registration of the domain name and any other listing information, to the best of the Applicant's knowledge, does not interfere with or infringe upon the rights of any third party;
(b) the registration will not be used for an unlawful purpose;
(c) the information provided in its application is accurate. Any information in the application found to be false may lead to the cancellation of the registration.
1.2 NIC.AC has no obligation to verify any information submitted to it by any Applicant and may rely upon the above representations.
1.3 The Applicant shall hold NIC.AC and any of its directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any claim by a third party arising out of or in connection with the registration or use of a domain name or any other listing information.
2.1 NIC.AC shall not act as arbiter of disputes between the Applicant and a third party arising out of or in connection with the registration or use of a domain name or any other listing information.
2.2 The Applicant shall promptly notify NIC.AC of the commencement of any legal proceedings arising out of or in connection with the registration or use of a domain name or any other listing information. Following such notification, no copies of any communications between the parties to such proceedings shall be transmitted to NIC.AC.
3.1 The Applicant submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts for purposes of any court action brought against the Applicant arising out of or in connection with the registration or use of a domain name and the Applicant waives all rights to challenge such jurisdiction.
3.2.1 Any third party may bring an claim against the Applicant arising out of or in connection with the registration or use of a domain name or any other listing information before a WIPO (“World Intellectual Property organisation”) Arbitrator in accordance with the WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules, As Adapted.
3.2.2 The proceedings before the WIPO Arbitrator shall be initiated by the filing of a Request for Arbitration with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.
3.2.3 Without prejudice to any determination of the WIPO Arbitrator with respect to the appointment of the costs of the arbitration and the provision of security for claims and costs in accordance with the WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules, As Adapted, the remedies that may be awarded by the WIPO Arbitrator shall be limited to: (1) the provisional suspension of a registration for the duration of the proceedings, (2) the cancellation of a registration, and (3), subject to the agreement of the parties, a modification of the registration.
4. NIC.AC is bound to implement any order or decision of a court that is enforceable against it and any order or decision of a WIPO Arbitrator. The Applicant waives any right to pursue a claim against NIC.AC arising out of or in connection with the implementation by NIC.AC of any such order or decision, including the right to seek an injunction barring their implementation. The Applicant also shall hold NIC.AC and any of its directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any such claim by a third party.
5. Where NIC.AC has been notified that legal proceedings have been commenced in relation to an Applicant’s entry, NIC.AC shall have the right to attach a notice to this effect to such entry and to bar the Applicant from modifying the entry during the course of the proceedings.
6.1 All notices in a WIPO arbitration shall be in accordance with the relevant provisions of the WIPO Expedited Arbitration Rules, As Adapted.
6.2 All notices in other legal proceedings shall be in writing and shall be delivered by hand, fax transmission, registered mail or other means of communication that provide a record thereof.
6.3 The Applicant is under the obligation to keep its contact details and in particular the e-mail address of its Administrative Contact specified in the Applicant's registration at all times up to date in accordance with article 4.2 of the Terms and Conditions. The Applicant acknowledges that such e-mail address may be relied upon for the purpose of serving any notices concerning a dispute under the provisions of this Policy and, in particular, for the purpose of serving the Request for Arbitration.

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What is a .ac domain?

There is a greater need than ever in the world today for learning and training. Whether to stay relevant in a rapidly changing professional environment, or just for self improvement, people nowadays never really do stop learning. The .AC domain extension provides a great way for academic institutions of all kinds to capitalize on this and drive more traffic to their websites.