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
.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. 4 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 7
.EU 1 - 10 0 Registrant needs to be from EU 5 2 - 63 Characters 1 - 9
.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
.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
.TV 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.US 1 - 10 4 Nexus Compliance 6 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.VC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.XXX 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 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

Renewal (Anchor: ren)

TLD Duration (Years) 7 Auto Renewal 8 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
.COM 1 - 10 36 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 be Deleted, if not Renewed

A .EU domain name registered after 15 September, 2014 will expire at the end of its registration term (on the same day) and will be Deleted, if not Renewed.

.INFO 1 - 10 36 None
.JOBS 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
.TV 1 - 10 36 None
.US 1 - 10 36 None
.VC 1 - 10 40 None
.XXX 1 - 10 40 None
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

Transfer (Anchor: trf)

TLD Registration Term Extended By (Years) Domain Secret / Auth Code Length 9 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
.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
.INFO 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.JOBS 1 8 - 32 Characters Change of Registrant during Transfer will necessitate re-verification.
.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
.TV 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.US 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.VC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.XXX 1 6 - 16 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 10 Grace Period (Days)
.BIZ 30
.BR 90
.BZ 30
.CC 30
.COM 30
.ES None
.EU 40
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.MN 30
.MX 30
.NAME None
.NET 30
.NZ 90
.ORG 30
.PRO 30
.PW 30
.SC 30
.SHABAKA 30
.TV 30
.US 30
.VC 30
.XXX 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 11 Theft Protection / Locks 12 Suspension 13 Contact Details Modification 14 Move Operation 15 Privacy Protection 16
.BIZ Unlimited No Restriction
.BR Unlimited

Theft Protection:

Locks:

No Restriction
.BZ Unlimited No Restriction
.CCUnlimited No Restriction
.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. 17

.EU 1 - 9 No Restriction
.INFO Unlimited No Restriction
.JOBS Unlimited Change of Registrant will necessitate re-verification.
.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
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.US Unlimited No Restriction
.VC Unlimited No Restriction
.XXX 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