.qa (Qatar) - Amazon Route 53

.qa (Qatar)

Important

You can no longer use Route 53 to register new .qa domains or transfer .qa domains to Route 53. We'll continue to support .qa domains that are already registered with Route 53.

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Renewal period

One to five years.

Privacy protection

Not supported.

Domain locking to prevent unauthorized transfers

Not supported. We recommend that you prevent unauthorized transfers by restricting access to the RetrieveDomainAuthCode API action. (When you restrict access to this Route 53 API, you also restrict who can generate an authorization code using the Route 53 console, AWS SDKs, and other programmatic methods.) For more information, see Identity and access management in Amazon Route 53.

Authorization code required for transfer to Route 53

Not supported. You can no longer transfer .qa domains to Route 53.

DNSSEC

Not supported.

Deadlines for renewing and restoring domains
  • Renewal is possible: Until the expiration date

  • Late renewal with Route 53 is possible: Until 29 days after expiration

  • Domain is deleted from Route 53: 30 days after expiration

  • Restoration with the registry is possible: No

  • Domain is deleted from the registry: 31 days after expiration

Registrar

The registrar for this TLD is our registrar associate, Gandi.