The .ZA Domain Name Authority publish the RFI for .za commercial SLDs

Dec 09, 2021 | AUTHO: Neo Ntabane

[Johannesburg, South Africa, August 17, 2021]: South Africa’s regulator for the .za namespace, the .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA), whose mandate is to administer and manage the .za namespace, has issued a Request For Information (RFI) for the provision of Registry services for,,, Second-Level Domains (SLDs).

The Authority issues the RFI as the first step of many crucial steps that it is embarking on to ensure that the appointment of the next Registry Service provider is a fair, transparent, and competitive process open to all interested parties. This process will enable ZADNA to solicit information from service providers and allow interested parties to respond to the call to provide Registry services.

The RFI calls for qualified Service Providers within the ICT sector to provide information for the management and administration of Second-Level Domains (SLDs) and the Registry Databases for,, and

Respondents are requested to submit their response no later than 12h00 (South African Standard Time) on Monday, 13 September 2021.

Further details on the RFI and a high-level Registry scope of work can be obtained from the ZADNA’s website





The ZA Domain Name Authority


For more information, contact Angel Selebano on +2710 020 3910 or email:

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