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What do I require to register a domain name?

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In order to register a second level domains (2LDs) in the .au domain space you need the following requirements.


In order to register a (2LDs) domain name, you'll need to be eligible. To be eligible, registrants need to fulfil one of the following criteria, being either:

  • A company registered in Australia; or
  • operating under a registered business name in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • an Australian partnership or sole trader; or
  • an overseas company licensed to trade in Australia; or
  • an owner of an Australian Registered Trade Mark; or
  • an applicant for an Australian Registered Trade Mark ; or
  • an association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory; or
  • an Australian commercial statutory body.

Full details on 2012-04 - Domain Name Eligibility and Allocation Policy Rules for the Open 2LDs policy can be found on the AUDA Website .

If you wish to register a domain you can register your domain with Conetix or alternatively via one of the several registrars offering .au domains, full list can be found on AUDA Website .

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