What is .tc?
The .tc domain is a ccTLD (country code top-level domain) and the Internet code for Turks and Caicos Islands.
Turks and Caicos Islands with its estimated population of 31,458, ranks as the 33rd most populous country in North America.
These domains with the .tc extension are very popular in Turks and Caicos Islands and around its geographical area.
You can register your own .tc domain and create a professional web page, a personal website, a blog or an online portal to demonstrate the connection to this region.
The .tc has been introduced in 1997 and gaining popularity since then.
Who can register .tc domain?
Both individuals and legal entities are allowed to buy and register a domain with a .tc extension.
Why is it good to choose a domain name with a .tc extension?
A .tc extension could be one of the best choice for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Turks and Caicos Islands.
In Turks and Caicos Islands the major language is English.
English is the 1st most used website language in the world.
A website with a .tc 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.
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What kind of characters can be used in a domain name and how long can it be?
When choosing the name for your domain, always remember that:
The only valid characters for a .tc domain are letters, numbers and the symbol "-".
A domain has to start with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number.
Hyphens cannot start or end your domain name.
Although the character "-" is allowed inside the name, but cannot have two dashes in a row.
You cannot use stressed vowels (such as à, é, ò, í) or other special characters and cannot include a space.
The .tc domain name must have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters.
The name that does not follow the above criterias will not be accepted for registration.
Domain name registration term allowance:
Minimum registration period for .tc domain name is 1 year till maximum 2 years.
Good luck for naming your new website!