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
.BZ 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.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
.EU 1 - 10 0 Registrant needs to be from EU 5 2 - 63 Characters 1 - 9
.IN 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.IN.NET 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 64 Characters 1 - 13
.INFO 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.ME 1 - 10 1 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
.NET 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.ORG 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.PW 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.SC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.UK 1 - 10 0 None 6 - 64 Characters for .co.uk/.me.uk TLDs (including the TLD) 6

7 - 64 Characters for .org.uk TLD (including the TLD) 7

1 - 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 4 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
ZACR 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
.BHARAT 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
.BZ 1 - 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 36 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
.IN.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.INFO 1 - 10 36 None
.ME 1 - 10 36 None
.MN 1 - 10 40 None
.MOBI 1 - 10 36 None
.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.ORG 1 - 10 36 None
.PW 1 - 10 36 None
.SC 1 - 10 40 None
.UK1 - 10 90 Domain name can be Renewed anytime before its Expiry, upto 90 days after its Expiry.
.VC 1 - 10 40 None
.WS 1 - 10 36 Renewal before expiry is highly recommended.
CentralNic Domains 1 - 10 36 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
ZACR 1 - 10 36 None
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Radix Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Neustar Domains 1 - 10 36 None
.BHARAT 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
.BZ 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.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
.EU 1 16 letters and digits separated by dashes, in the format XXXX-AAAA-BBBB-CCCC None
.IN 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.IN.NET 1 6 - 48 CharactersNone
.INFO 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.ME 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.MN 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.MOBI 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.NET1 8 - 32 Characters None
.ORG 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.PW 1 6 - 48 Characters None
.SC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.UK 0 None Transfer does not include one year Renewal.
.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
ZACR 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
.BHARAT 1 8 - 32 Characters None

Restoration / Redemption Grace Period (Anchor: res)

TLD Supported 11 Grace Period (Days)
.ASIA 30
.BZ 30
.CO 15
.COM 30
.EU 40
.IN 30
.IN.NET 5
.INFO 30
.ME 30
.MN 30
.MOBI 30
.NET 30
.ORG 30
.PW 30
.SC 30
.UK None
.VC 30
.WS 30
CentralNic Domains 30
Donuts Domains 30
Rightside / Demand Media 30
Afilias gTLD Domains 30
Famous Four 30
ZACR 30
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 30
Radix Domains 30
Neustar 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
.BZ Unlimited No Restriction
.CO Unlimited No Restriction

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

.COM Unlimited No Restriction
.EU 1 - 9 No Restriction
.IN Unlimited No Restriction
.IN.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.INFO Unlimited No Restriction
.MEUnlimited No Restriction
.MN Unlimited No Restriction
.MOBI Unlimited No Restriction
.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.ORGUnlimited No Restriction
.PW Unlimited No Restriction
.SC Unlimited No Restriction
.UK Unlimited Registrant Name/Company modification 18 is a billable action.
.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
CentralNIC gTLD Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Radix Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Neustar Domains Unlimited No Restriction