Who can register .co domain names?

There are no local presence limitations for the registration of .co domain names. Anyone can register them on a first-come, first-served basis.

These domain names can have three to 63 characters in length and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens (except at the beginning or end of the domain name). Consecutive hyphens may not span positions 3 and 4 except in Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). You cannot register domain names with special characters. Spanish IDNs are supported.

About .co Domain Names

The .co country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Colombia. For companies that conduct business in Colombia and individuals who want to reach the growing number of Internet users there, these domain names are a good investment. Registering these domain names gives you regional recognition and an easy-to-manage Web presence.

The information below also applies to the following country-code second-level domain names (ccSLDs):

  • .com.co — Intended for commercial entities
  • .net.co — Intended for network infrastructures, such as Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
  • .nom.co — Intended for private individuals