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Domain Registration in Iraq - .IQ Domains  

Register your .IQ domains in Iraq. Please enter in our .IQ domain search engine the term that you wish to register. If your .IQ domain is available you will need to fill up a simple order form. Together with the registration of your domain, you may use our free of charge servers for web forwarding or email account configuration. Alternatively, you have the possibility of requesting a Hosting plan together with the purchase of your domain, or after. Payment options are: Credit Card, PayPal and Bank Deposit.



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    You will be able to configure up to 3 email accounts. Each account can be set up with Outlook, Gmail, or any other email software using POP or IMAP at no additional cost. Each account includes 200 MB of storage and 200 MB of traffic capacity per month.      

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  • FREE Email & Web Forwarding
    Forward your Email to any address and redirect Web traffic to other domain.
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    mail Free Email Forwarding
    Once you enable this feature, you will be able to redirect received email messages to an existing and valid email address of your choice (ie: admin@mycompany.com).
    red Free Web Forwarding
    This will allow you to redirect visitors from your domain (ex: www.mydomain.com) to another active web site (ie: www.company.com).
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    Control and edit your domain’s DNS Records (A, Cname, MX records, etc.)
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    Manage all things DNS related, including the ability to add or modify common DNS Records (A, Cname, MX records, etc.).
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    These DNS tools are available through “My Domains”, which gives you control of zone configuration.

What are the registration requirements for .IQ domains?


In order to register in this extension, the domain owner must meet one or more of the following requirements:

  • If the owner is company, must provide a scanned copy of the certificate of registration of his company and a scanned copy of the CEO's passport; or 
  • If the owner is natural person, must provide scanned copy of his passport.


In order to register in this extension, the domain owner must be a company based in Iraq and will need to provide  the following documentation:   

  • Proof of holding a valid commercial license issued by Iraqi Ministry of Trade and/or competent entities in Iraq in accordance with Iraqi laws, or own a registered Trademark in Iraq.
  • Signed registration document (Marcaria.com will provide a template). 

Please note that the name must be related to your company name and approval will depend on Iraqi domain authorities.

What does .IQ stand for?

.IQ represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top level domain (ccTLD) of Iraq. It was introduced in 1997 and was intended for entities that have a connection with Iraq. ICANN approved the National Communications and Media Commission of Iraq as the new manager of IQ domains. Marcaria.com is one of the few accredited registrars for this country code extension. If interested, contact Marcaria.com now.

Aside from usage as Iraq’s two-letter country code, IQ is also used to abbreviate other popular words. Other meaning of IQ include: intelligence quotient (psychology), image quality (photography), initial qualification (job requirement), invoice query (accounting software) and intelligent question (online chat).

Why register a .IQ domain?

Iraq, when speaking of economy, is one of the most resilient countries in Asia. In spite of the pressing and severe challenges that it went through during the past decades, the country remained competitive and stable. Thanks to its oil exports that contributed to about 95% of national revenues. Economists agree that now is the right time to place long-term investments in Iraq. The business climate in this territory has always been supported by large reserves of oil that enable Iraq to stay competitive globally. From the investor standpoint, this is a good sign that investments are secure no matter what happen.

If your company is eyeing Iraq as its next target market, we highly recommend that you register .IQ domains. These domain suffixes can help your business in many ways:

  • .IQ domains can help you represent your company in the Iraqi digital market. This is essential in building local brand awareness and establishing a good reputation online.
  • .IQ domains make your website get a professional appearance. Online visitors will have an impression that your business is committed to the Iraqi customers.
  • .IQ domains are good for organic SEO. If you want to focus on Iraq, it is essential to use this country code extension to tell search engines that your content is tailored to this specific location. This will result to increased volume of local traffic.
  • ..IQ domains can increase website engagement. It is proven that digital consumers trust websites that they can identify as “local” or within their proximity. If they see your web page address is ending in .IQ, they will respond more to your content and there’s a higher chance of making a purchase.
  • IQ domains can minimize your cost on paid advertisements particularly on Google AdWords. Since organic SEO is naturally enhanced through country code extensions.