What is a .vu domain?
.vu is the country code domain extension (ccTLD) for Vanuatu, the Pacific Island nation located in the South Pacific. This ccTLD was introduced in 1995 and was intended for entities connected with Vanuatu.
Why register a .vu domain?
- Vanuatu is a archipelago - a string of islands (more than 80 in fact) located in the South Pacific Ocean. These islands were once known as New Hebrides and today, most are inhabited. The largest town is called Port Vila. Vanuatu was the 185th country to become a member of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and is ranked highly as one of safest investment destination in the world. It was also ranked the 84th most economically free country by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Vanuatu has a strong culture and heritage--illustrated by its name "Vanuatu". Vanua means 'land' and tu means 'to stand or to remain' and symbolises the independence or belonging to 'our land'. Fishing and tourism are two of the main sources of income Vanuatu.
- Among the main economic activities in Vanuatu are off-shore banking licenses and the issuance of postage stamps because there is a market for international collecting. Within the territory of Vanuatu the inhabitants communicate in Bislama, English and French.
- Obtaining a web domain.vu could be the missing piece to have a greater reach in Vanuatu. With the ccTLD.vu you can secure your brand name. It has no restrictions, it can be registered by any organization or person. What are you waiting to be part of this audience!
- The .vu domain name presents a great opportunity for local and international companies wanting to represent their business in Vanuatu.
- By registering a .vu domain name, your company can provide relevant and localised information about your product and services.
- Local domain names such as .vu for Vanuatu give your company a professional image, which demonstrates proof of your commitment to local customers. By targeting the local market, you can maximise your company's revenues.
- .vudomain can give a quick recall to your brand name so consumers are able to remember your products easily. It makes your branding campaign more powerful and allows you to reach more customers. This is essential in making your business sustainable in a long-term basis.
- .vu domain can help you define your ideal audience. Before you choose a domain extension, it is crucial to know your target customer first. Once you have decided that your customers are located in Vanuatu, buying a registered .vu website is the next step. From the marketing point of view, this approach is practical and lets you focus on your customers.
- .vu domain can compliment your organic optimization method. This ccTLD is compatible with the updated algorithm of Google so you can optimize your web page and get higher ranking in the results page.
There are no requirements for this extension.
In order to register a .COM.vu domain, the domain owner must be a company incorporated in Vanuatu, or a natural person with residence in Vanuatu.
In order to register a .NET.vu domain, the domain owner must be a telecommunications company incorporated in Vanuatu.
.vu Registry Information
- TLD Type: ccTLDs
- Country / Region: Vanuatu
- Registry: Telecom Vanuatu Limited
.vu Domain Information
|TLD Type||ccTLD, Vanuatu|
|Minimum Length||2 characters|
|Maximum Length||63 characters|
|Minimum Registration Period||1 year(s)|
|Maximum Registration Period||10 year(s)|
|WHOIS Privacy Available||Yes|
|Proof of Document Required||No|
|Trustee Service Available||No|
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