.cc domain name

Reserve your .cc domain name

The .cc extension is for the Cocos Islands.

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£9.99 ex. VAT/year or £11.99 incl. VAT/year

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5GB email account

An essential email solution, linked to your domain name.

10MB web hosting

Perfect for coding your first webpage.

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DNS Management

Link your domain name to your website, manage your email addresses, and configure your subdomains directly from the OVHcloud Control Panel.

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DNSSEC

Secure DNS authentication with your domain name (to be enabled).

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Protection against theft

Protect yourself against fraudulent domain name transfer requests.

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Easy Redirect

Redirect your domain name to a webpage of your choice.

Enter your domain names here (up to 20), with their associated extension. Please note that each domain name must appear on a separate line.

The life cycle of .cc

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Creating your .cc domain name

Booking Period 1 to 10 years
Renewal Period 1 to 10 years
Delivery time Immediate
Domain size 1 to 63 characters
Internationalised domain names (IDN) supported Yes
Price £9.99 ex. VAT/year or £11.99 incl. VAT/year

.cc domain name renewal

Warning emails 60, 30, 15, 7 and 3 days before the expiry date:
Email the day of expiration for notification of suspension of a domain name.
Email following the Redemption Grace Period for notification of deletion of domain name.
Renew directly on www.ovhcloud.com
Renew via your Control Panel
Price £10.99 ex. VAT/year or £13.19 incl. VAT/year

.cc domain name transfer

Time to complete the transfer 5 - 10 days
Price £9.99 ex. VAT/year or £11.99 incl. VAT/year

.cc domain name owner change

Price Free*

.cc domain name reactivation

Redemption period 30 days
Reactivation by the owner
Price £43.34 ex. VAT/year or £52.01 incl. VAT/year

Included with your .cc domain name

Disk space 10 MB
Monthly traffic included 1 GB unmetered
Email accounts 1 * 5 GB

Reserve your .cc domain name

A .cc domain name is an excellent alternative to .com or .net extensions on an international level. In addition to using the abbreviation “cc” as a mnemonic device, this extension allows you to position yourself in terms of competitive keywords.

About the .cc extension

Created in 1997, the national top-level domain .cc is managed by the VeriSign registry. The extension was originally reserved for the Cocos Islands. However, given their low number of inhabitants, the .cc extension was rapidly extended internationally. It is therefore not necessary to have a legal address in the Cocos Islands to buy a .cc domain name.

The regulatory authority for the .cc extension is Enic Cocos (Keeling) Islands Ltd, an organisation located in Melbourne, Australia. It does not apply any restrictions on the registration of .cc domain names.

Any individual or organisation can therefore easily get a .cc extension for their blog or website, wherever they are based.

Why choose a .cc domain name?

When registering, remember to create a domain name that is easy to remember and spell.

A .cc domain name is the ideal solution for taking advantage of a highly competitive keyword. The .net and .com extensions are saturated with new keywords, expressions and brand names.

In the US, the .cc extension is often used to make URLs easier to remember. For example, it is widely attributed to the websites of social networks, Community Colleges or image banks under a Creative Commons licence.

Other countries are following a similar principle: choosing a .cc domain can be easily associated with commercial centres, communities or even cooperatives.