The History of the dot CA Domain Name
The .ca tld (top level domain) domain name is actually a country code top level domain name for the country of Canada. The .ca was introduced in 1987. There are approximately 1.9 million (1,900,000) registered .ca domain names as of April 2012.
Who Can Register a dot CA Domain Name?
Any Canadian nationality or permanent residence can register .ca domain name. This includes citizens, owners of Canadian trademarks, or anyone with a corporation or partnership within Canada.
How Long can you Register a dot CA Domain Name?
You can register a .ca domain name for up to a total of 10 years.
How Long Can you Renew a dot CA Domain Name?
A .ca domain name can be renewed from 1 to 10 years, however the resulting renewal can not exceed a total of 10 years. Should your .ca domain expire you have a 40 day grace period to renew, however your .ca domain name will stop working while in the renewal grace period. Following the renewal grace period is the Redemption Grace Period which is 30 days. Redemption Grace Period is a last chance to get your .ca domain name back.
Can I Transfer my dot CA Domain Name to KARTHOST?
Yes you can transfer your .ca domain name to KARTHOST. All successful transfers will include a 1 year renewal. Transfer procedure is similar to transferring a .com. With this exception: Only Authorization Code (EPP Code) is needed to Transfer a .ca domain name. Upon Transfer, you can not set another Registrant Contact for the same domain name until 60 days have elapsed.
How Do I Transfer my dot CA Domain to KARTHOST?
To Transfer your .ca domain name to KARTHOST, you need to purchase a domain name transfer. To make sure you ca domain is ready to transfer please read this KARTHOST Knowledgebase article Is your domain prepared to be transferred?
Can I add ID Protection to my dot CA Domain Name?
No, domain name ID Protection is not available for .ca domain names.
Does the dot CA Domain Name have Domain Theft Protection
Yes the .ca does have Theft (Domain Lock) Protection. This is managed in your KARTHOST Customer Center area.
Can I move my dot CA Domain Name from one KARTHOST Account to another?
Yes you can contact our support department to request your .ca domain name be moved to a KARTHOST customer. Both parties must approve the move