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How to Register a Domain Name?

Registering a domain name under .qa, .com.qa, .net.qa, .name.qa and قطر. has been made easy through Qatar Domains Registry. Most domain names can be registered through one of our accredited registrars. To register a domain name, please follow the below steps:

  1. Search to see if the name you would like is available using Find Your Domain tool. 
  2. If the name is already not available, enter a new name and search again till you find an available domain.
  3. If the name is available, choose from one of the approved registrars to secure your domain.
To see the list of our accredited registrars and to know which domains can be registered through which registrars, please visit Current Registrars page .
 
How to register a domain name for a governmental, educational, not-for-profit and military institution (.gov.qa, .mil.qa, .edu.qa, .sch.qa,  and  .org.qa) ?
  1. Search to see if the name you would like is available using Find Your Domain tool.
  2. If the name is already not available, enter a new name and search again till you find an available domain.
  3. If the name is available, submit your domain name request directly to Qatar Domains Registry at Communications Regulatory Authority office with the necessary supporting documents.

The following are the supporting documents that need to be submitted:

  • Certificate of Incorporation (for org.qa, sch.qa and edu.qa extensions).
  • A letter duly signed by the relevant government authority (for gov.qa and mil.qa extensions).

We encourage Qatari organizations to register their domain names and build their online presence, special pricing has been implemented to attract those organizations, annual domain registration fee starts at 50 QR.