Expired .MC Domains


.MC refers to the official domain extension or the internet country code top level domain (ccTLD) of Monaco. It was introduced in 1995 and was intended for entities with affiliation to Monaco. Direction des Telecommunications is the authorized unit for carrying out its registry while Marcaria.com is the #1 registrar for processing the applications for this domain. MC domains are popularly used by companies and government agencies in Monaco.

Registration Requirements

In order to register a .MC domain name, the owner will have to fill in an application form.
Since this process is manual, the registration process can be longer than usual.

Moreover, an RCI ("Register of Commerce and Industry") business certificate must be provided during the registration process. The company name should coincide exactly with the requested domain name.

Registration of a .MC domain name works on a first come, first served basis.

Intended Use

Entities connected with Monaco

.MC Registry Information

Registration Date


Registration Price

$54.00 Annually

Registered Domains


Whois Privacy


.mc domain name

.mc domain name is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Monaco. It is administered by Monacom, which holds all official registry information such as registrant data and technical details.

The domain has been available since 1988 and was administrated by UUNET. Since January 1, 1996, Dot Monaco Association (Monaco Telecom group) has been responsible for the technical management of the .mc TLD.

Why .mc domain name?

.mc domain name is an abbreviation for Monaco, which is the official short form of the Principality of Monaco.

The .mc domain extension can also be seen as a memorization aid for both native and non-native speakers since it clearly refers to the country in question.

In addition, some countries use a two-letter code for a country, which is the same as its ccTLD.

What is the difference between a .com and a .mc domain?

The biggest difference is that .com domain names are for commercial use, while the .mc domain name is an official country-code TLD.

As a result, some ccTLDs do not tolerate commercial activities on their domain names.

What are the Rules for a Monaco domain name registration?

The local laws and regulations of Monaco require registration for both individuals and businesses, although there are no fees associated with the registration.

  • The domain name is available for registration
  • It follows the rules and regulations of the country
  • It does not violate the copyrights law
  • It does not contain inappropriate language

Is there a .mc privacy protection service?

Yes, Dot Monaco Association offers a privacy protection service for the registrant's details.

The privacy protection service guarantees that the registrant's details are not available to third parties without his consent.

It is possible to transfer a .mc domain name?

Yes, it is possible to transfer a Monaco country code top-level domain name.

How much does a .mc domain cost?

A standard .mc registration, which does not include email services, for example, costs $54 per year. For this price, you receive all basic or primary Monaco country code top-level domain name features.

Where can I see the WHOIS record for Monaco domains?

You can see the Monaco country code top-level domain name whois recorded on Dot Monaco Association's website, by clicking on the "Whois Dossier" link under the Domain Names menu.

Is there a good .mc web hosting service?

Yes, you can use Monaco-based web hosting services or websites to register your Monaco country code top-level domain name. You can also choose from several other popular Monaco web hosts for better price deals and customer support.

What are the advantages of .mc domain name?

As mentioned earlier, .mc domain name can be memorized easily.

The Monaco country code top-level domain name is relevant to the geographical region and shows where it is actually registered.

It can also give you a good idea of what kind of business website you will get with such a .mc web hosting service.

Can I register more than one .mc domain name?

With the country code top-level domain name, you can register unlimited domain names.

You can create subdomains within your Monaco country code top-level domain name and use them accordingly.