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
.BIZ 1 - 10 4 None 1 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.BR 1 - 10 4 .BR domain names are only available for registration to individuals or companies based in Brazil. 3

3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.BZ 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.CC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 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
.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 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
.MX 1 - 6 4 None 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
.NZ 1 - 10 0 None 1 - 63 Characters 2 - 10
.ORG 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.PRO 1 - 10 4 None 4 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.PW 1 - 10 4 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
.SX 1 - 10 0

None

3 - 63 Characters 2 - 10
.TV 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.US 1 - 10 4 Nexus Compliance 5 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.VC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.WEB.IN 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 64 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
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
.QUEBEC 1- 10 years 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13

Renewal (Anchor: ren)

TLD Duration (Years) 6 Auto Renewal 7 Renewal Grace Period (Days) Constraints / Notes
.BIZ 1 - 10 36 None
.BR 1 - 10 85 None
.BZ 1 - 10 40 None
.CC 1 - 10 36 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
.IN 1 - 10 36 None
.INFO 1 - 10 36 None
.JOBS 1 - 10 36 None
.ME 1 - 10 36 None
.MN 1 - 10 40 None
.MX 1 - 6 40 None
.NAME 1 - 10 40 None
.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.NZ 1 - 10 4 None
.ORG 1 - 10 36 None
.PRO 1-10 36 None
.PW 1 - 10 36 None
.SC 1 - 10 40 None
.SHABAKA 1 - 10 40 None
.SX 1 - 10 40 None
.TV 1 - 10 36 None
.US 1 - 10 36 None
.VC 1 - 10 40 None
.WEB.IN 1 - 10 30 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
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
.QUEBEC 1 - 10 36 None

Transfer (Anchor: trf)

TLD Registration Term Extended By (Years) Domain Secret / Auth Code Length 8 Constraints / Comments 60 Day Transfer Lock
.BIZ 16 - 16 Characters 1 and 2 character domain names can also be transferred in.
.BR 08 - 32 Characters Transfer is free of cost.
.BZ 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.CC 18 - 32 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
.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
.MX 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.NAME 1 1 - 32 Characters None
.NET1 8 - 32 Characters None
.NZ 0 8 Characters

Transfer is free of cost.

Transfer not possible within the initial 5 days of Registration

.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
.SX 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.TV 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.US 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.VC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.WEB.IN None None 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
.QUEBEC 1 8 - 32 Characters None

Restoration / Redemption Grace Period (Anchor: res)

TLD Supported 9 Grace Period (Days)
.BIZ 30
.BR 90
.BZ 30
.CC 30
.CO 15
.COM 30
.IN 30
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.ME 30
.MN 30
.MX 30
.NAME 30
.NET 30
.NZ 90
.ORG 30
.PRO 30
.PW 30
.SC 30
.SHABAKA 30
.SX 30
.TV 30
.US 30
.VC 30
.WEB.IN None
.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
.QUEBEC 30

Other Operations (Anchor: oth)

TLD Child Name Servers 10 Theft Protection / Locks 11 Suspension 12 Contact Details Modification 13 Move Operation 14 Privacy Protection 15
.BIZ Unlimited No Restriction
.BR Unlimited

Theft Protection:

Locks:

No Restriction
.BZ Unlimited No Restriction
.CCUnlimited No Restriction
.CO Unlimited No Restriction

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

.COM Unlimited 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
.MX Unlimited No Restriction
.NAME Unlimited Registrant details can not be modified during the Add Grace Period.
.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.NZ 1 - 8 No Restriction
.ORGUnlimited No Restriction
.PRO Unlimited No Restriction
.PW Unlimited No Restriction
.SC Unlimited No Restriction
.SHABAKA Unlimited No Restriction
.SX 10 No Restriction
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.US Unlimited No Restriction
.VC Unlimited No Restriction
.WEB.IN Not Supported 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