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English, Antarctica, Oceania
The official country domain for South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
The .gs domain
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|Transfer (excluding annual fee)||$67.90|
|Change of the owner||$0.00|
|Modification of domain data||$0.00|
Useful information about .gs domains
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The .gs domain is the country-specific top-level domain of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The islands are part of a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands have a total of 2 (in words two) permanent residents, but occasionally there are tourists, scientists and researchers in the area. A .gs domain can be bought and registered by every internet user, webmaster and administrator worldwide.
The responsible registry for the registered domains is "Atlantis North Ltd.", you can only buy and register .gs domains on second level. The .gs domain is next to the .af domain for Afghanistan, the .cx domain of the Christmas Islands, the Norfolk Islands .nf domain and the .mn Mongolian domain member of the CoCCA (Council of Country Code Administration) association.
|Change of ownership|
|Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)|
|New registration||1 year up to max. 5 years|
|Duration of registration||It takes a few seconds to register the .gs domain.|
|Notice period||The notice period for termination is 48 days before the domain expires.|
|Domain length||A .gs domain may be between 2 - 63 characters long. Hyphens may be used, but not at the beginning or at the end of the domain, and not 2 consecutive (for example, aa -bb.gs).|
The benefits for local businesses, local bloggers, journalists or individuals in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are admittedly limited with 2 residents. Therefore, almost all .gs domains are registered and used abroad - for example, for well-known shortening services for URLs, the so-called "URL Shortening Services".
Any Internet user anywhere in the world is able to buy and register an Internet address with this top-level domain thanks to the .gs domain's liberal procurement policy. Special proofs, certificates or documents are not required. The customer service of easyname will gladly assist you in ordering your desired domain - just write us a message with your request via the contact form or by e-mail to email@example.com
Your .gs domain should also fulfil some conditions before you can buy and register at easyname: You have between 2 and 63 characters to choose the domain name. Unfortunately you are not allowed to use special characters, numbers and hyphens within the internet address are allowed though, as well as purely numerical domains. We are happy to review the mentioned requirements for you before you buy and register your .gs domain at easyname.
Although only the only permanent residents of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are the naval officer Pat Lurcock and his wife Sarah, there is a significantly higher number of registered domains. Since there is not an excessive amount of interest in the .gs domains, there are many attractive and short Internet addresses to be had - this circumstance is mainly being used by URL Shortening Services to provide innovative services.
Your personal .gs domain can be conveniently ordered online at easyname - within seconds, the order process is completed and after checking your data, we register your desired domain within a single day. Then you can start directly with the editorial and content work on your newly acquired website.
The prices stated exclude VAT.