.ma

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .ma domain names.
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Registration process can take up to 10 business days to complete

Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time 10 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .ma domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

  • Trade - via RCP or API, by updating the owner handle. Process is manual, contact Openprovider support to finish the operation

Other update

  • Domain nameserver updates - via RCP or API. Processed real-time
  • Domain handles' details updates - via RCP or API. Process is manual, contact Openprovider support to finish the operation

Delete

  • Delete - via RCP or API. Deletion application form must be signed and sealed by domain owner. Process is manual, contact Openprovider support to finish the operation

NB: once domain is deleted or expired, registry doesn't provide ETA within which it will be available for registration again

Restore / reactivate

  • Restore - not supported for this TLD
Registry
  • Registry: anrt
  • Registry whois: whois.iam.net.ma
  • Registry web based whois:
  • Registry zonefile updates:
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum: 2
  • Maximum: 63
  • Hyphens ("-") only singly (no "--"), letters and numbers.
  • No hyphen at the beginning or at the end.
  • Registration period: 1-5 years
  • Renewal date offset: 60 days
    The number of days before the registry's expiration date, that Openprovider requires the domain to be renewed or expired. More info.
    Note that the dates as shown in your Openprovider account are always leading, even if they do not match the renewal date offset mentioned here.
  • Soft quarantine period: n/a days
    During this period, following after an expiration, the domain can be restored for free. This period does not apply if the domain is deleted explicitly. More info.
  • Quarantine period: 0 days
    During this period, an expired or deleted domain name can be reactivated at an additional fee.
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • Unethical, sexual or any domainname that is considered against the Kingdom of Morocco of the religion of Islam is not allowed.
  • Local admin is required and can be provided by us.
Policies
Registration agreement The registry requires that a registration agreement is in place between the provider and the domain holder. The text of this registration agreement and any required supplements is the following:
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