The .AC Domain

Registered Domains
N/A
Population of the Country
880
The main Language used
English
Register .AC as
Individual
Company
ac
Active
Since 1997
Domain For
Ascension Island
Domain Registration term in years
1-10
Domain Character Limit
3-63

How to register a .ac domain?

To register your .ac domain, type your domain name into the box below.

As you type it will display whether the domain is available. It will list you the registrars and the registration price of .AC domain. Click on one of the registrars from the list and it will take you to the registration page. Alternatively you can go to our Domain Name Search page to search for available .AC domains or other Top level domains at the same time.

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Global Statistics

Most popular Languages on the Web
4.7%
6.3%
5.7%
54.8%
English 54.8%
German 6.3%
Russian 5.7%
Spanish 4.7%
Most popular Domains on the Web
246 million domain names registered globally
.NET 6.0%
.ORG 4.2%
.DE
6.1%
.COM
43%

Top .ac websites

Global 18,838.
Global 31,062.
Global 41,669.
Global 67,948.

About .ac

What is .ac?

The .ac domain name is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Ascension Island.
Ascension Island with its estimated population of 880, ranks as the 58th most populous country in Africa. These domains with the .ac extension are very popular in Ascension Island and around its geographical area. You can register your own .ac domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .ac has been introduced in 1997 and gaining popularity since then.

Who can register .ac domain?

The .ac extension can be registered by companies and individuals.

Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .ac extension?

A .ac domain name could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Ascension Island. In Ascension Island the official language is English. English is the 1st most used website language in the world. A website with a .ac extension helps you reach your audience easier and also give a professional look to your company. When you targeting this local market with a local domain name, you demonstrate proof of your commitment to the local customers. In this way you can maximize your website’s revenues. Along with this, it is much easier to register a short or a common word in a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) than with other more popular domain names like .com or .net. Additionally, country code top-level domain gives you the opportunity to find domain hacks much easier.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?

The following characteristics that a domain can have:
The only valid characters for a .ac domain are english language letters, numbers and a dashes (-).
A domain name has to start with a digit and end with a digit.
The name can neither start nor end with dashes. A .ac domain can not contain hyphens in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.ac).
Other special characters, spaces or stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) are not permitted.
The .ac web name length should be between 3-63 characters.
Your registration will not be accepted if your name doesn’t follow the above limitations.

Domain name registration term allowance:

The .ac web name registration period: 1-10 years registration are allowed at a time.
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