.au Domain Name Eligibility

 

Compared to other domain names, .au domain names have very specific requirements determined by .au policy, set by the .au Domain Regulator; the auDA.

If you're still uncertain about the information you need to enter after reading this page, please open a support request HERE

The details required for registration of a .au domain name are as follows:

 

Required Fields

Registrant Name: Your company or personal name; usually the name that matches your ABN or ACN.

Registrant ID: Your Australian Company Number, Australian Business Number or Registered Business Number.

Registrant ID Type: The type of ID as suggested above.

 

Optional Fields

Eligibility Name: Only required depending on your Eligibility Reason. Use the same details as your Registrant Name.

Eligibility ID: The corresponding ID number for the Eligibility Name, if applicable. Use the same details as your Registrant ID.

Eligibility ID Type: The type of ID as suggested above.

Eligibility Type: The Registrant's entity type, eg, Company, Sole Trader, etc.

Eligibility Reason: An exact match, abbreviation or acronym of your Entity or Trading Name OR a close and substantial connection between the domain name and the operations of your Entity.

The close and substantial connection is defined in the following ways:

For com.au and net.au

  • a product that the registrant manufactures or sells
  • a service that the registrant provides
  • an event that the registrant organises or sponsors
  • an activity that the registrant facilitates, teaches or trains
  • a venue that the registrant operates
  • a profession that the registrant's employees practise

For asn.au and org.au

  • a service that the registrant provides
  • a program that the registrant administers
  • an event that the registrant organises or sponsors
  • an activity that the registrant facilitates, teaches or trains
  • a venue that the registrant operates
  • a profession that the registrant's members practise

 

If you'd like more details about .au domain eligibility, visit the auDA website

To view all published auDA policies, CLICK HERE