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.ma

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .ma domain names.
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.MA domains can be registered through the control panel.
registration will take 3 working days.
In order to transfer a .MA you need to initiate the transfer with the authcode of the domain.
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)

A change of contactdetails can be done by updating the associated handles in the control panel.

After having submitted the update, please contact our Support department to let this (manual) change be processed.

Other update

A change of contactdetails can be done by updating the associated handles in the control panel.

After having submitted the update, please contact our Support department to let this (manual) change be processed.

Delete

After intiating the delete, please contact our support team for form which needs to be signed and sealed by the registrant.

Restore / reactivate

It is not possible to restore a .ma domain once it is expired.

The registry also gives no information about when a domain will become available again.
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.
  • 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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