You must be a customer of a registrar in order to register a domain name; you cannot register directly with us. All payments for the domain name is done to the registrar.
What you can expect from your registrar
The registrar will actually register the domain name you requested, and they will help you with any changes to your subscription, such as updating your registered contact information. The registrar will make sure your subscription continues for as long as you want it to, provided you pay the annual fee.
We require all registrars to have adequate technical skills, and be able to handle the administrative connected with the domain business. New registrars must pass a test before they are approved.
Most registrars offer various services associated with your domain name, including web hosting, e-mail and website building tools.
How to choose a registrar
You can choose any registrars from our list of registrars. You can use a filter to sort the list based on different criteria, for instance whether the registrars offers services to private individuals or not, and where they are based.. You can also choose to see registrars that offer to secure domain names with DNSSEC (recommended standard) .
It is a good idea to check references and compare the rates and conditions of several registrars before you decide. Always ask which services are included in the price. You can also check whether the registrar offers solutions for self service on their webpage if this is important for you.
We cannot recommend one registrar over another.
What does a domain name cost?
The registrar pays a set rate to us to register a domain name. In addition, you will have to pay your registrar for their part of the job. Rates vary depending on the types of services you order, rates also vary between registrars.
Our price to the registrar for the registration of a domain name is 75 NOK including VAT. The registration fee also covers the annual fee for the first year. The annual fee after that is NOK 75 including VAT from us to the registrar.
The registrars have different price models, and some also have special offers that might result in a lower price. It can therefore be worth while to check prices from several registrars.