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.ST domain

The official country domain of São Tomé and Príncipe

This domain is listed in the categories: Portuguese, Africa, All
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Useful information about .st domains

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.st domain is the official Internet country code top-level-domain of São Tomé and Príncipe, located about 200 km off Gabons north-western coast. São Tomé and Príncipe is the second smallest State of Africa (with around 167,000 inhabitants and an area of about 1,000 square kilometres) - following the Seychelles.

If you want to buy and register your personal .st domain at easyname, please read the following requirements carefully: Between 3 and 63 characters are available, unfortunately you may not use special characters. Numbers and hyphens within the domain are allowed, pure numeric domains are also permitted.

General information about the .st domain extension

Domain transfer .st domain transfer is possible
Transfer auth-code An auth-code is required for the transfer of a .st domain
Domain security You cannot set a transfer key to your .st domain
Change of ownership Change of ownership is possible for .st domains
Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) Your .st domain can contain special characters
Numeric domains A .st domain may only contain numbers


New registration 1 year up to max. 10 years
Renewal 1 year
Duration of registration It takes up to one day to register the .st domain
Notice period The notice period for termination is 12 days before the domain expires.

Special provisions if you want to buy a .st domain

Domain length If you buy a st-domain, it is allowed to have 3 - 63 signs.
Do not place hyphens at the beginning or at the end of a domain nor put 2 consecutive ones (e.g. aa--bb.st).
Contact handles The Owner has to meet following contact type:
  • Company / Organization

Further information on .st domains


Top-level-domain .st is partly used for web projects by local companies or individuals, but also foreign users from Styria ("Steiermark") in Austria and South Tyrol in Italy buy and register the .st domain to create an online association for their region. Furthermore two American and British newspapers utilize the .st domain as URL-shortening services: The US "Washington Post", for example, uses the domain extension .st as part of their domain wapo.st - British "the Economist" has registered the Internet address econ.st

The directives for registering an .st domain are particularly not really strict: easyname requires only your personal information to buy and register the domain.

There are a number of domains, which are directly related relation to the top-level-domain of São Tomé and Príncipe. You are also able to buy and register these domains at easyname, of course: Related domains include the .mu domain for Mauritius, the .cm domain for Cameroon and as already mentioned the .sc domain for the Seychelles, smallest State of Africa.


The registry for the .st domains offers a great service on its official website: Although there is no explicit information about the number of registered domains, you are able to see a lot of interesting domains on a world map. You will quickly recognize the enormous popularity of the .st domain - a registered domain exists in nearly every region worldwide. Take a look at that interesting service and use is as your inspirational source to buy and register you .st domain.

Do you have problems buying your domain? The customer service of easyname feels honoured to help you: Write us a message via the contact form or contact our team directly by email to support@easyname.com.

Price information

New registration $73.90
Annual fee $73.90
Setup $0.00
Transfer (including annual fee) $73.90
Domain changes $0.00
Change of ownership $0.00

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