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
.COM 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.EU 1 - 10 0 Registrant needs to be from EU 4 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
.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
.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
.PW 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.SC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.TV 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.UK 1 - 10 0 None 6 - 64 Characters for .co.uk/.me.uk TLDs (including the TLD) 5

7 - 64 Characters for .org.uk TLD (including the TLD) 6

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 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
Rightside / Demand Media 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
Neustar 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 36 None
.BZ 1 - 10 40 None
.CC 1 - 10 36 None
.CN1 - 10 40 None
.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
.JOBS 1 - 10 36 None
.MN 1 - 10 40 None
.MOBI 1 - 10 36 None
.NAME 1 - 10 40 None
.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.ORG 1 - 10 36 None
.PW 1 - 10 36 None
.SC 1 - 10 40 None
.TV 1 - 10 36 None
.UK1 - 10 90 Domain name can be Renewed anytime before its Expiry, upto 90 days after its Expiry.
.US 1 - 10 36 None
.VC 1 - 10 40 None
.WS 1 - 10 36 Renewal before expiry is highly recommended.
CentralNic Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Rightside / Demand Media 1 - 10 36 None
Famous Four 1 - 10 36 None
ZACR 1 - 10 36 None
Neustar 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.
.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
.JOBS 1 8 - 32 Characters Change of Registrant during Transfer will necessitate re-verification.
.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
.PW 1 6 - 48 Characters None
.SC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.TV 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.UK 0 None Transfer does not include one year Renewal.
.US 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.VC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.WS 1 1 - 30 Characters None
CentralNic Domains 1 6 - 48 CharactersNone
Rightside / Demand Media 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Famous Four 1 8 - 32 Characters None
ZACR 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Neustar 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
.COM 30
.EU 40
.IN 30
.IN.NET 5
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.MN 30
.MOBI 30
.NAME None
.NET 30
.ORG 30
.PW 30
.SC 30
.TV 30
.UK None
.US 30
.VC 30
.WS 30
CentralNic Domains 30
Rightside / Demand Media 30
Famous Four 30
ZACR 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
.BIZ Unlimited No Restriction
.BZ Unlimited No Restriction
.CCUnlimited No Restriction
.CN Unlimited No Restriction
.COM Unlimited No Restriction
.EU 1 - 9 No Restriction
.IN Unlimited No Restriction
.IN.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.INFO Unlimited No Restriction
.JOBS Unlimited Change of Registrant will necessitate re-verification.
.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
.PW Unlimited No Restriction
.SC Unlimited No Restriction
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.UK Unlimited Registrant Name/Company modification 18 is a billable action.
.US Unlimited No Restriction
.VC Unlimited No Restriction
.WS Unlimited No Restriction
CentralNic Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Rightside / Demand Media Unlimited No Restriction
Famous Four Unlimited No Restriction
Neustar Domains Unlimited No Restriction