Become a .CA Certified Registrar

With the help of our trusted Registrar partners, CIRA operates a safe, secure and trusted domain registry for the millions of Canadians that choose the .CA domain. Grow your business by becoming a .CA Certified Registrar.

Good to know before you apply:

  • In the spirit of keeping the .CA domain Canadian, Registrars must meet Canadian Presence Requirements.
  • Registrars will have to read and accept the Registrar Agreement.
  • CIRA will ensure that applicants can demonstrate understanding of the Domain Name System (DNS) and CIRA’s polices, and that your systems are up to an adequate technical standard.
  • An audit and credit check will be conducted by our finance controller and compliance officer.
  • There are various Registrar fees associated with application and certification.

Want to partner with CIRA to grow your Registrar business? Fill out the form and we’ll be in touch soon!


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Registrars must meet Canadian Presence Requirements, which will be verified in the certification process.