The GD Registry allows the registration of .gd domain names to persons and entities from around the world. Before submitting a request for a .gd domain, you must ensure that they have:
Physical presence in Grenada within a company or corporation or through your permanent residence address.
At least one valid trade license (if applicable).
A registered domain name for the server (hosting) of the .gd domain.
Are able to provide proof of your company's existing website and email addresses.
An organization is based in Grenada and provides products and/or services that directly benefit Grenadian citizens or organizations (i.e. local businesses).
What is a .gd domain name?
A .gd domain name is an Internet domain name using the top-level domain (TLD) of the country Gabon, which is known as one of "the central African states", located on the west coast of Central Africa.
While still used for French-language sites, .gd is also used by Gabonese sites in English. .gd is also used as an abbreviation for the name of the country, Gabon.
The .gd domain name extension is managed by NIC-GD (Network Internet Company of Gabon).
How can I register for a .gd domain name?
Here is how to go about when you want to register a .gd domain name.
Look for an available .gd domain name that suits your business
Get a trusted domain name registrar and proceed with the domain name registration
You can then get a hosting and host your .gd domain name.
You should also take note that to register a .gd domain name your application must be accompanied by:
The name and postal address of the owner or owners (for legal entities) and manager (if applicable). You can also use your physical presence in Grenada.
The name and postal address of the administrative contact for GD Registry to communicate with regarding your domain name registration. You can also submit the email address of this individual through your online customer portal.
The primary and secondary nameserver details, which are required to publish your.GD domain(s).
Why use a .gd domain extension?
The reasons to choose a .gd domain name are extremely important, especially if you are running an online business within this location. Unlike most other countries, there is no Registry Fee required to register your website with the top-level domain ".gd".
One of the best reasons may be the fact that you can connect with over 230,000 active and potential customers in Grenada. These consumers are interested in making online purchases or selling their products and services on the Internet.
With a ".gd" domain name you will also get great search engine rankings on some of the top search engines including Google and Yahoo. This is important because it will help you get more traffic to your site.
The ".gd" domain also comes with various options for customization, so you can have exactly what you want when creating your website address.
You do not even need any kind of special equipment or software to create a .gd website; all that you really need is the domain name for your site and to be able to register it.