Register your .ma domain name

Register or transfer your domain name .ma now

First things first, what is a «.ma» extension ?

The domain ".ma" is a top-level Internet domain that refers to the Internet space reserved for the Kingdom of Morocco. It belongs to a list of "Country Code Top Level Domains" (CCTLDs), as defined by the ISO-3166 standard.

The ".ma" Domain has been administered and managed by the « The National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency » since its redelegation by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in 2006.

The registration and use of « .ma » domain names are subject to clear rules defined by the naming charter cited by the ANRT, which you can check from this link.

The « .ma » gives you an identity, choosing and registering your domain name under this extension affirms your belonging to the Moroccan Internet community.

Domain name registration « .ma » :

For any registration request of a « .ma » domain name, the administrative contact must be established in Morocco.

In addition, when registering a new domain name, the Customer must ensure that the latter is not included in the list of reserved terms established by the NTRA (National Telecom Regulatory Authority).

In order to obtain the .ma domain name that you wish for, you have to check if it’s available first. Then, once it is available, you must register it with a minimum period of one year.

Are you still wondering if you can register a « .ma» domain name ?

It is important to note that the Administrative Contact must be established in Morocco. If you are not a Moroccan citizen or if you do not dispose of an administrative contact in Morocco, we provide you with a local service allowing anyone to acquire a .MA domain name.

Are you ready to register your « .ma » domain name ?

Registration, Renewal, Transfer… All you need to know about the processes !

How do I register a .ma domain name ?

To register your .ma domain name, you must first check the availability of your domain name. Once it is available, you can start your procedure via the registration form available on the website.

How do I renew a .ma domain name ?

Genious Communications undertakes to inform the Customer of the expiration of his domain name thirty (30) days and ten (10) days before the expiration date with an additional reminder five (5) days after the expiration date.

However, you can easily renew the domain yourself from the client area on your personal account.

How do I change my registrar for a .ma domain name ?

The Customer can request the transfer of the ".ma" domain name to a different person as well as the change of the Service Provider at any time, as long as the terms of the Domain Name Decision and terms of this Agreement are respected.

In order to do so, the Customer may ask Genious Communications for the authorization code of his domain name. Genious Communications commits to provide this code within three (3) days following the date of receipt of the request.

Changing ownership of a .ma domain name

At any given moment, you may transfer your domain name to a third person, as long as the domain name is active.

  • In this case, you must first sign the voluntary transfer application form and send it to your Provider, who will then have a period of five (5) days following the receipt of the aforementioned form within which it must be submitted to the NTRA.

  • The National Telecommunications Regulatory Agency will decide on the transfer request within five (5) days starting from the receipt date of the form received from the Service Provider.