.COM.AU & .NET.AU Domain Registrant Requirements

Domain names in the .au namespace have strict requirements around who is eligible to register them. The requirements for .com.au and .net.au domains are detailed here. 

.COM.AU & .NET.AU Eligibility requirements

Registration of .com.au and .net.au domains requires valid Australian business registration details.

In accordance with Australian Domain Name Policy, to be eligible to register .com.au or .net.au domain names, registrants must be one of the following:

  • An Australian registered company
  • Trading under a registered business name in any Australian State or Territory
  • An Australian partnership or sole trader
  • A foreign company licensed to trade in Australia
  • Be an owner of an Australian Registered Trade Mark
  • An applicant for an Australian Registered Trade Mark
  • An association incorporated in any Australian State or Territory
  • An Australian commercial statutory body

Domain names in the com.au or net.au domain space must:

  • Exactly match, acronym or abbreviation of the registrant's company or trading name, organization or association name or trademark; or
  • Be otherwise closely and substantially connected to the registrant.

If you don't know your ABN/ACN, you can find it here.

 

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