SWITCH Internet Domains

Welcome to the registry for .ch domain names

SWITCH acts as the official registry under a mandate from the Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM), handling the administration of domain names that end in .ch and ensuring that the Swiss Internet is secure and stable. More info

Domain Name Search (Whois)

Here you can search for domain names ending in .ch. To submit queries for domain names with other endings, please use the search facilities provided by the registry in question.

Examples: switch.ch - admin.ch

The Whois service is subject to the provisions ouf our Acceptable Use Policy.

Registrars for .ch

Registering new .ch domain names: Please select a registrar.
Domain names that are already registered: Please contact the registrar administering your domain name for any changes.

List of all registrars

Greater privacy and protection against cybercrime

On 18 November 2020, the Federal Council adopted the revision of the Ordinance on Internet Domains (OID). Set to go into effect on 1 January 2021, it offers greater protection of personal data and helps to more effectively combat cybercrime.

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