Become a ZA registrar

What is a registrar?

Registrars are internet service providers who sell domain names to the public. There are thousands of registrars worldwide who play an important role by acting as a channel for the development of namespace.

Registrars play an important role in growing .za because they interface with the public and provide a channel through which people register .za names.

Currently, most .za registrars are accredited to register domain names in Second Level Domains under ZACR’s operation (i.e.,, and The ZACR registrar-accreditation process allows qualifying registrars to interface with ZACR-operated SLDs in a simple, automated manner to manage their domain names.

There are different registrar accreditation windows every year to allow for thorough evaluation and processing of accreditation applications.