What is the .inc generic Top Level Domain Extension?
.inc is the new, definitive domain ending that’s perfect for businesses everywhere. While the term “inc.” conveys incorporation, the .inc domain extension can be registered by anyone - whether or not they are an incorporated entity.
Succinct and meaningful, .inc is a great alternative to .com, .net, .biz, extensions where great names are in short supply, or can cost tens of thousands of dollars in the domain aftermarket.
.inc will communicate that you are an established business, creating confidence in your visitors that you are legitimate and trustworthy.
Who should register a .inc domain?
Used in more than 20 countries, including Canada, United States, Australia, Japan, China, and India, the term “inc” is globally synonymous with business. In Canada alone, there are nearly 3 million incorporated businesses for whom the .inc namespace will be both relevant and targeted.
Key groups of registrants for the .inc domain will include:
- Small and medium sized businesses
- Contractors, consultants
With no restrictions or registration requirements, .inc is open to anyone who wishes to register it.
Why choose a .inc domain?
.inc is a perfect domain for doing business, whether you are a small or large enterprise, selling products, or trying to grow your connections in the B2B space.
.inc has no reserved or premium names. This means that you can register, brandable, short (including 1 and 2-character) and keyword-rich domains at standard registration prices on a first come, first served basis.
.inc is priced for businesses and features one set price for all names to combat speculating and cybersquatting.
Requirements and features of the .inc domain
With restrictions or registration requirements, .inc can be registered by anyone.
- .inc will support foreign language domains (IDNs)
- .inc can be registered for up to a 10-year period.