Overview of TLDs (Domain Name Extensions)

Registration (Anchor: reg)

TLD Duration (Years) Money Back Grace Period (Days) 1 Country / Sponsor Specific Requirements Domain Name Length Name Servers Required for Zone Delegation 2 60 Day Transfer Lock IDN Support
.ASIA 1 - 10 4 CED Contact 3 to be based in DotAsia community 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.BIZ 1 - 10 4 None 1 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.BZ 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.CC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.CN 1 -10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 6
.CO 1 - 5 0 Registration of .ORG.CO, .EDU.CO, .MIL.CO, .GOV.CO domain names is restricted. 4 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.COM 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.ES 1 - 5 0 The Registrant Contact of a .ES domain name may either be a natural person/individual or a company. However, the Admin, Technical and Billing Contacts must be natural persons/individuals only. 5 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 7
.EU 1 - 10 0 Registrant needs to be from EU 6 2 - 63 Characters 1 - 9
.IN 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.INFO 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.JOBS 1 - 10 4 Registration requests will be verified by the Registry, prior to domain name activation. 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.ME 1 - 10 4 Registrant for Third level .ME domain name needs
to be a Montenegrin individual/entity.
3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.MN 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.MOBI 1 - 10 4 Associated website should be WAP enabled 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.NAME 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.NET 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.ORG 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.PRO 1 - 10 4 None 4 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.PW 1 - 10 0 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.SC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.SHABAKA 1 - 10 4

None

3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.TEL 1 - 10 4 None 2 - 63 Characters 5
.TV 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.US 1 - 10 4 Nexus Compliance 7 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.VC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.WS 1 - 10 4 None 4 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
CentralNic Domains 1 - 10 0 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
Donuts Domains 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Rightside / Demand Media 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Afilias gTLD Domains 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Famous Four 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Uniregistry 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
ZACR 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2- 13
ARI Domains 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Radix Domains 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Neustar Domains 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
Verisign New gTLD Domains 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13

Renewal (Anchor: ren)

TLD Duration (Years) 8 Auto Renewal 9 Renewal Grace Period (Days) Constraints / Notes
.ASIA 1 - 10 40 None
.BIZ 1 - 10 40 None
.BZ 1 - 10 40 None
.CC 1 - 10 40 None
.CN1 - 10 40 None
.CO 1 - 5 40 .EDU.CO, .MIL.CO, .GOV.CO domain names are automatically renewed for a period of 5 years post their Expiry.
.COM 1 - 10 40 None
.ES 1 - 5 9 None
.EU 1 - 10 0

A .EU domain name registered before 15 September, 2014 will expire on the second last day of the month it was registered in and will then enter a 0 day renewal grace period.

A .EU domain name registered after 15 September, 2014 will expire at the end of its registration term (on the same day). Such a domain name will have a Renewal Grace Period of 0 days and will be Deleted, if not Renewed during this period.

The expiry date for a .EU domain restored from quarantine is extended by 2 years.

.IN 1 - 10 36 None
.INFO 1 - 10 40 None
.JOBS 1 - 10 40 None
.ME 1 - 10 40 None
.MN 1 - 10 40 None
.MOBI 1 - 10 40 None
.NAME 1 - 10 40 None
.NET 1 - 10 40 None
.ORG 1 - 10 40 None
.PRO 1-10 36 None
.PW 1 - 10 0 None
.SC 1 - 10 40 None
.SHABAKA 1 - 10 40 None
.TEL 1 - 10 40 None
.TV 1 - 10 40 None
.US 1 - 10 40 None
.VC 1 - 10 40 None
.WS 1 - 10 36 Renewal before expiry is highly recommended.
CentralNic Domains 1 - 10 0 None
Donuts Domains 1 - 10 40 None
Rightside / Demand Media 1 - 10 36 None
Afilias gTLD Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Famous Four 1 - 10 36 None
Uniregistry 1 - 10 36 None
ZACR 1 - 10 36 None
ARI Domains 1 - 10 36 None
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Radix Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Neustar Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Verisign New gTLD Domains 1 - 10 36 None

Transfer (Anchor: trf)

TLD Registration Term Extended By (Years) Domain Secret / Auth Code Length 10 Constraints / Comments 60 Day Transfer Lock
.ASIA 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.BIZ 16 - 16 Characters 1 and 2 character domain names can also be transferred in.
.BZ 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.CC 18 - 32 Characters None
.CN 1 1 - 16 Characters Transfer not possible if there are less than 15 days to domain name Expiry.
.CO 1 6 - 16 Characters .ORG.CO, .EDU.CO, .MIL.CO, .GOV.CO domain names can not be transferred
.COM 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.ES 0 None Transfer is free of cost.
.EU 1 16 letters and digits separated by dashes, in the format XXXX-AAAA-BBBB-CCCC None
.IN 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.INFO 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.JOBS 1 8 - 32 Characters Change of Registrant during Transfer will necessitate re-verification.
.ME 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.MN 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.MOBI 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.NAME 1 1 - 32 Characters None
.NET1 8 - 32 Characters None
.ORG 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.PRO 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.PW 1 6 - 48 Characters None
.SC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.SHABAKA 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.TEL 1 1 - 16 Characters None
.TV 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.US 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.VC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.WS 1 1 - 30 Characters None
CentralNic Domains 1 6 - 48 CharactersNone
Donuts Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Rightside / Demand Media 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Afilias gTLD Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Famous Four 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Uniregistry 1 8 - 32 Characters None
ZACR 1 8 - 32 Characters None
ARI Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Radix Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Neustar Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Verisign New gTLD Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None

Restoration / Redemption Grace Period (Anchor: res)

TLD Supported 11 Grace Period (Days)
.ASIA 30
.BIZ 30
.BZ 30
.CC 30
.CN 15
.CO 15
.COM 30
.ES None
.EU 40
.IN 30
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.ME 30
.MN 30
.MOBI 30
.NAME None
.NET 30
.ORG 30
.PRO 30
.PW 30
.SC 30
.SHABAKA 30
.TEL 30
.TV 30
.US 30
.VC 30
.WS 30
CentralNic Domains 30
Donuts Domains 30
Rightside / Demand Media 30
Afilias gTLD Domains 30
Famous Four 30
Uniregistry 30
ZACR 30
ARI Domains 30
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 30
Radix Domains 30
Neustar Domains 30
Verisign New gTLD Domains 30

Other Operations (Anchor: oth)

TLD Child Name Servers 12 Theft Protection / Locks 13 Suspension 14 Contact Details Modification 15 Move Operation 16 Privacy Protection 17
.ASIAUnlimited No Restriction
.BIZ Unlimited No Restriction
.BZ Unlimited No Restriction
.CCUnlimited No Restriction
.CN Unlimited No Restriction
.CO Unlimited No Restriction

(only for .CO, .COM.CO, .NET.CO, .NOM.CO)

.COM Unlimited No Restriction
.ES Unlimited
  • For Registrant Contact:

    • The Registrant Contact of a .ES domain name may either be a natural person/individual or a company.

    • You may neither modify any Contact Details nor select another Contact as the Registrant Contact, of a registered .ES domain name.

  • For Other Contacts:

    • The Admin, Technical and Billing Contacts must be natural persons/individuals only.

    • You may not modify any Contact Details. However, you may add another .ES Contact and select the same as either the Admin, Technical or Billing Contact.

  • Common: While adding a .ES Contact, you need to provide additional identification information. 18

.EU 1 - 9 No Restriction
.IN Unlimited No Restriction
.INFO Unlimited No Restriction
.JOBS Unlimited Change of Registrant will necessitate re-verification.
.MEUnlimited No Restriction
.MN Unlimited No Restriction
.MOBI Unlimited No Restriction
.NAME Unlimited Registrant details can not be modified during the Add Grace Period.
.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.ORGUnlimited No Restriction
.PRO Unlimited No Restriction
.PW Unlimited No Restriction
.SC Unlimited No Restriction
.SHABAKA Unlimited No Restriction
.TEL Not Supported When a .TEL domain name is registered, the system automatically creates an account for accessing the .TEL Hosting Control Panel and sends the login details to the Registrant Contact. If moving of your .TEL domain name involves change of the Registrant Contact, then you need to also update the email address associated with the .TEL Hosting Control Panel for this domain name. 19
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.US Unlimited No Restriction
.VC Unlimited No Restriction
.WS Unlimited No Restriction
CentralNic Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Donuts Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Rightside / Demand Media Unlimited No Restriction
Afilias gTLD Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Famous Four Unlimited No Restriction
Uniregistry Unlimited No Restriction
ARI Domains Unlimited No Restriction
CentralNIC gTLD Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Radix Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Neustar Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Verisign New gTLD Domains Unlimited No Restriction