Join the .nz Industry
Joining the .nz industry has many benefits. Explore the benefits and requirements of being a registrar and find out how to apply.
Domain names are the building blocks for creating websites and email addresses. The “.nz” at the end of web and email addresses is the country code top level domain, or ccTLD. Holding a ccTLD immediately shows a user your association with a country.
Why choose .nz domain names? Having ".nz" shows your clear ties to Aotearoa New Zealand.
How to become a registrar
Review the steps to become an authorised .nz registrar. Read how to apply, become authorised, and connect to the registry.
Any legal entity can apply to the Domain Name Commission to become an authorised .nz registrar. Applicants will need experience with customer support services, appropriate technical skills and knowledge, and billing capability.
To become a registrar, you need to apply, become authorised, and connect to the .nz registry.
Apply to be a registrar
Use this application form to join the .nz industry as a registrar. Read the support information here before applying.