.AX Domain Name registration

Saturday, May 22, 2021

The .AX domain name is a ccTLD for Aland Islands, one of the smallest regions and a province of Finland, and as such the best choice for a local presence website, but not limited to. The .AX extension was created in 1996 for entities affiliated with this country. The Aland Islands are an archipelago in the Baltic Sea at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia, with their primary language spoken being Swedish.

There are no restrictions - Individuals and legal entities are allowed to register a domain name with a .ax extension on a first-come, first-served basis.

Buy .ax domain - only $31.71/y

.AX registration rules (requirements)

Who is eligible for .AX domains registration?

Both individuals or companies (legal entities) are allowed to register .AX domains

What is the registration period allowed?

An .AX name can be registered for 1, 3, or a maximum of 5 years.

Are any kind of documents needed?

No, there are no documents needed to register a domain with .AX extension.

Are there any domains restricted with .AX extension?


Do you need a registered trademark or brand to be eligible for a .AX domain registration?

No, you do not need to own a registered trademark or brand to be able to register .AX domain.

Do you need a trustee or proxy service?

No, there is no need for any kind of trustee or proxy service.

How to register a .AX domain name?

The .AX registrations started in 2006 and as of 5th September 2016 the extension is released and all restrictions are waived, meaning that anyone who wishes can register an available domain.

There are no restrictions - Individuals and legal entities alike are allowed to register a domain name with .AX extension on a first-come, first-served basis.

There is no residency requirement for this domain registration. You do not have to own a trademark or brand name to be able to register .AX domain name. Istanco provides safe and reliable .AX domain registration for its clients, with no additional or hidden fees.

.AX pricing

The .AX domain registration pricing is $31.71 by Istanco as the cheapest offer on the market, with payment options consisting of Bank Transfer, Credit Card or PayPal payment.

Other renown registries offer .AX registration ranging from $45 to $149.

Frequently Asked Questions.

How do you renew a .AX domain?

Renewing a .AX domain name is as simple as any other domain name, simply by login into your account, choosing Renew and following through to checkout.

How long does it take for .AX domains from domain registration to activation?

Most commonly the domain registration to activation period for .AX domains are 24h.

What is a valid domain length?

A valid .AX name must have a minimum of 2 characters and up to a maximum of 63 characters.

Which are the valid characters for .AX name?

An .AX name must start with a character (letter) or a number, and also end with one.

Which character set is used?

You can use English character set letters (A-Z), numbers (0-9) and dashes (-) in any combination of the three while it cannot start or end with a dash (-), and it cannot include space ( ) characters in any form.

Aland Islands

Their economy is based on a shipping industry with a small number of carriers, while the rest of it is trade and tourism, and a few high-profile technology companies. It is worth noting that the Aland Islands are considered to be in the top 20 of the European Union's wealthiest regions. Consequently, companies doing business in the region that want to target Aland's market would benefit greatly from the .ax extension. The high namespace availability of the .AX domains provide you to find a domain name that fits the perfect match for your business, company, product or marketing campaign which can hardly be done with more recognized .COM domain extension. 

You will be able to pick a catchy, short, easy to spell, and easy to say domain name with .AX domain extension, the best domain for your business. The .AX domain extension does not have a specific purpose and is recognized for its general-use purpose globally, meaning that it is also a perfect fit for any website targeting a global audience.

Regarding SEO strength, for international websites, it has equal search ranking strength, while in a local search it is favored by search engines. Domain extensions such as .AX are still in their early days but demand is likely to become higher as time goes on, meaning that you should consider registering names relevant to your business which will keep others from grabbing them. Because of its higher than average domain registration price the .AX domain extension has never been the choice for illegal websites, which makes the reputation of .AX domains excellent

If your business clients fear for security concerns such as phishing attacks, having an .AX domain for your website, coupled with an SSL certificate, can be a very good choice. After you have secured your domain name, it’s time to start establishing your brand and attracting audiences from around the world.

High namespace availability with .AX domains

The available information shows that there are more than 3,343 registered and active .AX domains and the domain extension have a very high namespace availability.

What this means is that you are almost 100% likely to find a perfectly matching domain for your product, brand or company name with .AX name.

Some of the amazing .AX domains that are still available for registration are:

attorney .ax

Carinsurance .ax

dogfood .ax

gifts .ax


We think that this ccTLD extension can provide you with a short and memorable domain name that will give your marketing a significant advantage compared to long and incomprehensible domains.

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