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April 22, 2021

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A day of relaxation, wellness, sauna, massage, everyone can enjoy it from time to time. So an own extension for the wellness industry isn’t that crazy. And the .spa domain was born.

However, the .spa extension is not limited to just wellness. Also residents and companies from Spa and companies under the Italian company form S.p.A. can register a .spa domain name.

The release of this extension takes place in 3 phases:

1) Sunrise: April 20, 2021 to May 20, 2021
During this sunrise, owners of a registered brand name can register their name under the .spa domain. The name must also be registered with the TradeMark ClearingHouse (TMCH). During the sunrise, a .spa domain name must be registered for 2 years.

2) Landrush: May 26, 2021 to June 24, 2021
During landrush, anyone who meets the conditions can register a name under .spa. The names are awarded on the basis of the first come, first served principle. You also pay a higher price during this period if you wish to register your name. This higher price normally only applies to the first year.

The following persons / companies can register a name under the .spa domain:

– You are professionally engaged in spa and wellness activities OR
– You live in Spa or you have a business in Spa OR
– You are an Italian company under the S.p.A. business form

Proof can be requested by the registry (company certificate, beauty or wellness certificate, proof of address, …).

3) General availabilty from July 1, 2021
From 1 July 2021, anyone who wishes to do so and who meets the conditions of the registry can register a .spa domain name at a fixed standard price.

The following persons / companies can register a name under the .spa domain:

– You are professionally engaged in spa and wellness activities OR
– You live in Spa or you have a business in Spa OR
– You are an Italian company under the S.p.A. business form

Proof can be requested by the registry (company certificate, beauty or wellness certificate, proof of address, …).

bNamed is happy to help you with the registration of your .spa domain name.