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Domain Registration in South Africa - .ZA Domains  

Register your .ZA domains in South Africa. Please enter in our .ZA domain search engine the term that you wish to register. If your .ZA 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 .ZA domains?

There are no requirements for buying .ZA domains.

What does .ZA stand for?

.ZA represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top level domain (ccTLD) of South Africa. ZA stands for Zuid Afrika. It was introduced in 1990 and was intended for entities affiliated with this region. Registry is carried out by ZADNA while applications for .ZA domains are processed via an accredited registrar like Marcaria.com.

ZA is also used to abbreviate the following: zone activities, zombie attack, zoo admin, zen activity, zenith angle, zero adjusted, zone analysis, zone of action, zero administration, zone alarm, Zambia, and others.

Why register a .ZA domain?

South Africa is a world leader in mining and has the largest African economy next to Nigeria. According to a report by World Bank, it is classified as an upper-middle-income country with sources of revenues primarily derived from the service sector. Because of its competitive economic condition, foreign investors are eager to venture and expand more businesses. Aside from that, the markets are well-diversified and opportunities in finance and consumer products are available.

Before you invest in South Africa, buying your own .ZA domain should be the first step. This will help your business in the following ways:
  • .ZA domain is a great choice for companies wishing to have a connection with South African market. Highlight your commitment to serve local consumers and your intention to operate business for long-term. This is essential to build a sustainable business in South Africa.
  • .ZA domain is an ideal option for a quick brand promotion. The first step to penetrating the online market of South Africa is to use its official internet extension. By doing so, customers are able to identify your brand as locally available.
  • .ZA domain is an excellent choice for creating a professional and reputable website. It demonstrates the uniqueness of your business and lets your products stand out against competitors. This is also useful in building a strong customer base in South Africa.
  • .ZA domain is the best option if you want to specialize in a particular group of audience, i.e., South Africa. ccTLDs such as (dot)ZA work best for local targeting and narrowing down your target customers. Web visitors instantly know that your page is intended for South African customers. 
  • .ZA domain is compatible with white hat SEO techniques. It optimizes your website so that you get a high ranking for the keywords that are related to your business. This is necessary in driving local traffic and direct visitors to your site.
  • .ZA domain may help reduce your advertising costs. Because of its SEO advantages and promotion benefits, there’s no need to rely completely on paid ads and expensive internet marketing campaigns to attract customers to your site. They will find your business online directly from Google search.