The following is a summary of the current costs to register, renew, or transfer a .ca domain name at ten different CIRA-accredited registrars.

.ca rates

Registrarregistrationrenewal transfer
10dollar.ca$11.55$11.55$10.95
Dynadot$12.99$12.99$12.99
GoDaddy $0.01 first year[1]$19.99$19.99
Hover$9.99 USD$15.99 USD$15.99 USD
Namecheap$11.98 USD$13.98 USD$11.98 USD
Namesilo$8.99 USD$8.99 USD$8.99 USD
Namespro.ca$13.98$13.98$10.98[2]
Sibername$10.95$18.95$10.99
Web Hosting Canada$9.99?[3]$9.99
Webnames.ca$13.50$13.50$13.50

Notes:

[1] Minimum 2 years required for 1st year at $0.99. GoDaddy rates vary depending on numerous factors – displayed pricing may differ depending on location and how you arrived on their website. There are countless affiliate offers and promo codes on the web, as well as numerous ads placed by GoDaddy themselves, on Google and Bing, linking to offer pages that sometimes feature domains for as low as $0.99.

[2] Promotional code mentioned on Namespro.ca’s website must be entered at checkout for the reduced transfer rate.

[3] Unable to locate renewal rate on Web Hosting Canada’s public-facing website.


Price should not be the sole criteria when choosing a domain name registrar or webhost – however subsequent renewal rates could add up, should your organization manage a large portfolio of domain names or websites.

It may be advantageous from a cost perspective to alternate between two companies on a yearly basis – thus continually taking advantage of transfer pricing to extend your domain renewals.

The registrars featured in the table above should not to be taken as an endorsement or recommendation by this site – research online reviews and consult with colleagues to help determine which registrar(s) meet your service needs. For a complete list of .ca accredited domain registrars, visit cira.ca.