Register .COOP Domains

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.COOP is a restricted top level domain (TLD) that is only open for registration to cooperatives and other organizations meeting the .coop eligibility criteria. 

The .COOP Registry conducts verification audits of .coop domain registrations.  .COOP domains are kept on hold status, and will not be allocated until the verification process has been completed

Eligibility Criteria

The following are the primary criteria for determining eligibility for a .coop domain name.

  • The organization is a democratically controlled member owned cooperative, consistent with the International 7 Cooperative Principles; or
  • Is an Association comprised of cooperatives; or
  • Is an Organization that is majority controlled by a Cooperative; or
  • Is an Entity whose operations are principally dedicated to serving Cooperatives.

The .COOP Registry conducts audits of .COOP domain registrations and reserves the right to cancel or modify a domain name in accordance with their policies. Refer to the Verification Policy to learn about how the audits are conducted.

What are the benefits of a .COOP domain

There’s no better, or more cost-effective, way to raise your cooperative profile than an official .COOP website

  • A .COOP domain provides you with immediate recognition as a cooperative organization.
  • An email from a .COOP address aligns you and your fellow cooperators with the values of being a cooperative, showing that you’re part of this global movement.
  • Only verified cooperatives can have a .COOP domain, and in a world short on trust, this represents a big advantage. 70% of consumers have confidence in a cooperative.
  • You can use the official brand that stands for cooperatives around the world.
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Getting started with your .COOP domain

How do I buy a .COOP domain name?
Buying a .COOP domain is easy! Just type in your desired .COOP domain name in the search box above to check availability. If your desired .COOP domain name is available, you can add the .COOP domain name to your shopping cart and check out.

What registration terms are allowed for .COOP domains?
You can register your .COOP domain name with EnCirca for anytime from 1-10 years.

How long does it take to register my .COOP domain?
Most domain names registered with EnCirca will appear in your account instantly. Some names, such as .COOP and .BANK require a validation period before ownership is complete. Once purchasing your .COOP domain name, please check your email your additional steps required.

How do I transfer my .COOP domain name to EnCirca?
Transferring a domain name to EnCirca ensures your names are run by an ICANN Accredited domain name registrar with the utmost focus on security. Follow the steps found here to transfer a domain name to EnCirca.

How do I use web hosting for my .COOP website?
EnCirca has many templates that allow you to quickly start your very own website for personal use or for business. Once you purchase your domain name, you need web hosting. View EnCirca’s web hosting and email hosting options and follow our steps to get started.

How do I use my .COOP domain name for email?
EnCirca’s web hosting packages also offer email for up to as many mailboxes as you want. View EnCirca’s web hosting and email hosting options, and follow the steps to get started. 

How do I encrypt my .COOP domain name?
Domain name encryption can come in many forms. As one of the most secure domain name registrars, EnCirca offers multiple levels of cybersecurity for your domain names. From SSL Certificate encryption, Secure DNS, and Secure Web Hosting to multi-factor authentication and domain name registrar locks, EnCirca has you covered. Learn more about our selection of cybersecurity tools for your domain name.

What are the characters and valid character lengths for .COOP domain names?
Domain Names must:

  • have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z), numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these
  • neither begin with nor end with a dash
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.coop)
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.coop)


How do I renew my .COOP domain name?
Renew your .COOP domain name here.

COOP Domain Name Verification Policy
The .COOP Registry conducts audits of .COOP domain registrations and reserves the right to cancel or modify a domain name in accordance with their policies. Refer to the Verification Policy to learn about how the audits are conducted.


What is the grace period for .COOP domains?
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day “Grace period” in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day “Redemption Period” in which you can renew your domain name for the full price of the domain name.

Is there a Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy for .COOP domain names?
Please contact EnCirca Support for more details.

Why should I choose EnCirca as my COOP domain registrar?
EnCirca is a strong supporter of the Seven Cooperative Principles.  To support the cooperative movement, EnCirca powers the www.Get.Coop portal with an introductory website package tailored specially for cooperatives.

EnCirca specializes in providing additional cyber-security protections not typically found at other domain name resellers.  This includes DNSSEC, DMARC and BIMI.  This is one of the reasons why, among 33 accredited resellers, EnCirca manages nearly 60% of all .BANK domains.  EnCirca ensures its commitment to cyber-security by undergoing annual SOC2 audits for Controls relevant to Security, Availability and Confidentiality.