.WALES Domain Names

Create or transfer your .wales from $18.83
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  • Description

    .wales is the local extension for Wales.

.wales domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Nominet since October 2014
Price: see the .wales price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .wales domains are open to everyone during the General Availability
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): Yes, Welsh IDNs are supported
Registration period: One year during Sunrise, Limited Registration Period, and Landrush
from 1 to 10 years during GoLive.
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: no


(Registration: )
-Sunrise Period
If multiple applications are received, the applicant who can adduce proofs of use of his trademark in Wales will prevail. If both applicants can adduce proof of use in Wales or neither of them, auctions will be held. -Limited Registration Period for owners of trademarks valid in Wales: Third parties can apply to register a domain name provided they can adduce proof of use in Wales of their registered or common law trademark -Landrush
Open to everyone -General Availability
Open to everyone Renewal: No later than 45 days before the expiration date domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.
Disputes: UDRP / URS / Alternative dispute resolution procedures
Transfer (change of Registrar): The process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, will not expire in less than 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year.
Change of Ownership: Available online via our website. The expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see the table on this page.
Registration period10 years max. Register a .wales
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .wales
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .wales
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .wales

Gandi provides you with special rates depending on the total volume of purchases that you have made with us over the past 12 months. For example:

  • If you manage 40 domains or less (at $15 USD each), our A rates apply, and include Gandi's full range of services
  • For resellers or key clients with over 40 domains, B through E rates are available, depending on the volume of your purchase. These rates may save you up to 50% off our normal rates (example: $8.80 per year for a .com at E rates).

If you have more questions about our rates and billing options, please check our documentation.

Search by currency and prices

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $18.83
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $18.83
Transfer 1 year $15.96
Owner change 1 year $6.60
Restore (more info) 1 year $18.83