What is the .adult generic Top Level Domain Extension?
The .adult domain extension was created with the intent of catering to the adult entertainment industry. By registering a .adult domain name with Webnames.ca, you will be effectively blocking your name from being registered by third-parties and therefore, protecting your brand from infringement.
Webnames.ca will only be accepting domain name registrations from businesses, individuals and brands outside of the adult entertainment industry who wish to protect their name. Nameserver management of is not permitted; .adult domain names registered with Webnames.ca do not resolve for web or email services.
Domain Matching Phase
Previous registrants of a .XXX domain name can register the corresponding .ADULT domain name. This phase is open from May 6, 2015 until May 31, 2015.
.adult gTLD Requirements
There are no restrictions to the .adult domain name. Any party that wishes to secure a .adult domain name may do so once the General Availability phase begins on June 4, 2015.