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About .COM domains

VeriSign Global Registry Services is the sponsor for .com domain names.

Who can register .COM domains?

Anyone can register .COM domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration restrictions

When registering a .COM domain, you must follow specific requirements.

  • Must use: 3-63 characters
  • Can use: Letters (a-z characters), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (except in the 3rd or 4th characters of the domain name)
  • Cannot use: Special characters (e.g., & and #)
  • IDNs: Not supported