Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for United Arab Emirates

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What is a .ae domain?

The .ae domain is the perfect way to represent your business in the UAE.

You don’t have to be a local Emirati to own one – but with a .ae domain under your belt, you will instantly appeal to the millions of potential customers that reside in the Middle East.

This domain will give you authority and promote trust in the local users who visit your website, as you provide them with information they can be sure is relevant to them.

Don’t let another business register the .ae domain you deserve. Get yours now and proudly display your connection to the UAE.

How do I buy a .ae domain?

We are the .ae domain name specialists, and being based in the UAE ourselves, we know everything there is to know about it. So if you’re looking for your perfect .ae domain name, look no further than FunkyCamel!

Type the domain you want into our simple search tool to get started, and we’ll walk you through the registration.

How do I transfer a .ae domain?

We’ve made our domain transfer service quick, easy and cost-effective. Our automated system means there’s no headache for you – all you need to do is get the OK from your current domain provider and we’ll do the rest. Check out the Domain Transfer page for more information.

How do I renew a .ae domain?

It’s easy to renew your .ae domain name. You can simply locate the domain in your control panel and click ‘Renew Now’.

If you know you want to keep your domain name but don’t want the hassle of needing to remember to renew it, head to your account settings and make sure Auto Renew is set to ‘ON’.

Domain requirements for .ae

Are individuals allowed to register .ae domains? Yes 
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .ae? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .ae? No
Is Domain Privacy available for .ae? No

Frequently asked questions

What is the registration term allowed for .ae domain names?
The minimum term for .ae domain names is 1 year, with a maximum of 10 years.
How long does it take to register my .ae domain name?
The domain registration time frame for ae is instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ae domain names?

Domain Names must:

  • have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.ae); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.ae).
How do I host my .ae domain name?
FunkyCamel.ae offers website and email services. You can order Website Builder which includes a free .ae domain name and email addresses or just add a professional email address during checkout. Or if you have any additional questions please contact us.
Can I transfer my .ae domain name?
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Can I hide my registration details?
No. At present the .ae domain name does not provide the ability to hide the registration through Domain Privacy. Some information will be displayed in WHOIS.
Who is the registry that manages .ae domain names?
The managing registry is the Arab Emirate Domain Administration (aeDA).
Grace period for .ae domain name?
Grace periods vary for country code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). Some registries require renewal up to 60 days in advance of the domain name expiration date. It is your responsibility to pay for your Renewal Fees in advance of the due date specified by 101domain regardless of the domain name expiration date. Failure to pay your Renewal Fees prior to the due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .ae domain. There may be a restore period between when the domain expires and when the domain can be registered again. In the event that you do not pay by the renewal date, your site may be inaccessible during this time so it is very important that you renew this extension before the renewal date.
.ae domain dispute and policy
The most current .ae domains dispute policy can be found at: http://aeda.ae/eng/policies/AEDA-POL-014a-v1.1-UAE_Domain_Name_Dispute_Resolution_Policy.pdf