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Domain Registration in Saint Helena - .SH Domains  

Register your .SH domains in Saint Helena. Please enter in our .SH domain search engine the term that you wish to register. If your .SH 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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What are the registration requirements for .SH domains?

There are no requirements for buying .SH domains.

What does .SH stand for?

.SH represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of Saint Helena. This domain extension was introduced to the market in 1997 and was intended for entities with connection to Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha and Ascension. NIC.SH (run by Internet Computer Bureau) is the authorized body for carrying out the registry for .SH domains. On the other hand, Marcaria.com is the accredited registrar where applications for this ccTLD are processed. (dot)SH domain suffix is widely used in Saint Helena although many other websites are using it as a domain hack.

SH also stands for: social history, space heater, semester hours, safety harness, short, speech handler, Small Himalayan, specified hours, scout helicopter, Silent Hill (computer game), and shell.

Why register a .SH domain?

Saint Helena is known for being the world’s most remote island although the territory is now easily accessible via air. It is also famous for its volcanic and tropical landscape and endemic wildlife. The country generates considerable revenues from tourism, fishing and agriculture. Its domestic currency is called Saint Helena Pound but foreign companies trading within its territory may also use the British Pound since this is also accepted in the local markets.
International firms see Saint Helena as an attractive place for growing investments because of its unique geographic position. It is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom and majority of the working class are able to speak English fluently. Business climate and local laws are also very much similar to UK.

Before you invest in Saint Helena, it is recommended to register your own .SH domain. It can be advantageous for your company in the following ways:
  • .SH domain extension can make your website look more professional and less generic. It shows that your company has affiliations in Saint Helena which is important in obtaining the trust of local consumers.
  • .SH domain extension may help you build a strong customer base in Saint Helena. Online shoppers generally prefer local websites when making a purchase. (dot)SH domain extension is a great way to localize your website and attract local customers.
  • .SH domain extension can compliment your white hat SEO strategies. It makes your pages optimized for search engines and it also boosts your page rank in Google. This is important in order to generate quality traffic.
  • .SH domain extension can help minimize costs on paid internet marketing. Because this ccTLD is SEO-friendly and drives natural traffic, the need for advertising is lessened. As a result, your expenses are reduced while earnings are increased.
  • .SH domain extension is useful in domain hacks. Examples: www.bani.sh instead of www.banish.com or www.blemi.sh instead of www.blemish.com. Other examples: www.boyi.sh instead of www.boyish.com or www.coldca.sh or www.coldcash.com.