Expired .GQ Domains


.GQ represents the official domain extension or the internet country code top level domain (ccTLD) of Equatorial Guinea. This ccTLD was recently launched and introduced in 2015. Its intended use is for entities connected with this territory and for companies wishing to operate business within the country. GETESA is the authorized agency for carrying out its registry while Marcaria.com is the accredited registrar for processing the applications for .GQ domain.

GQ also stands for: good question, gypsy queen, general quotes, great quality, good quality, general quarter, Gentlemen Quarterly, and many others.

Registration Requirements

There is no special process needed to register a .GQ domain name, no special action is needed on your end.

Intended Use

Entities connected with Equatorial Guinea

.GQ Registry Information

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Registration Price

$19.00 Annually

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.GQ Top Registrars

Registrar name Registered domains Share, %
GoDaddy.com, LLC 1 0.00%

.GQ Domain Sales

Domain Price Date Venue
j.gq $1,450.00 2017-03-21 Flippa
rvloans.gq $200.00 2017-01-21 Flippa

Who can register a .gq domain name?

It's the country code for Equatorial Guinea. The code is singular in the sense that it doesn't have a second part.

A trademark owner, legal entity, or individual with rights to use the trademark can register a .gq domain name.

-A Canadian company looking to show its website in French or English

-An individual setting up a personal blog

-A blogger

-A professional who wishes to have a web address that matches their name

If you wish to register a specific gTLD domain name as a second-level domain under another existing specific gTLD domain name, you should apply for this using your Whois service provider's interface.

How can I register a .gq domain name?

To register a .gq domain name you should submit your request using the online registration system.

You will need to complete several steps including providing all necessary contact details, accepting the Terms and Conditions of Domain Name Registration in Cameroon.

Your request will be submitted to the registration system and they will contact you if any further information is required.

How long does it take to register a .gq domain name?

The domain name should be available within 45 minutes of your application being accepted by the registry. If for some reason the domain you requested is unavailable at that point, they will contact you to suggest alternative options.

What are the conditions to register a COM gq domain?

To maintain domain name registrations, contact is required. If you are registering a .gq domain name for the first time then the WHOIS information will be used to initially create your registration and an annual renewal fee will apply.

In addition, if you wish to register a .gq domain name that contains a third-level label (for example, "Blogspot", "Hotmail", or "gouv.sn") then there is an additional annual renewal fee for the third-level label.

How much does it cost to register a .gq domain name?

The price of registering a .gq domain name depends largely on the number of years that you choose to register the name for.

How long does a .gq domain last?

A .gq domain name lasts one year and will be renewed for the same period unless you decide to cancel it.

What is a .gq WHOIS lookup?

The WHOIS database contains contact information on a given registrant, but only the registrant or their agent may access that information. The WHOIS database can be accessed using various tools on the Internet, including the WHOIS search tool.

What are the characteristics of a .gq domain name?

-One or several words, in lower case (except for the first letter)

-No space, no special character except '-' and '?' when it is part of the domain name itself.

-The domain name cannot start or end with a '-'

-The maximum length is 63 characters including the extension '.gq'

What are the common second-level . gq domains?

Here are some examples of common second-level .gq domains:






These domain names can't be registered:

-BQ, BE, BJ, BM, BO, BW , BY, BZ, CA ,CF, CG , CM ,CW, CY, CZ, DM ,DO, EA, EG, GQ

How to renew a .gq domain?

You can renew your .gq domain name on your control panel.

You will get an automatic e-mail reminder 45 days before it is due to expire, and if you do not renew your domain name it will be suspended after 30 days of expiration. Then the registration process for new users will open again.