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
.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
.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
.NL 1 0 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.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
.SX 1 - 10 0

None

3 - 63 Characters 2 - 10
.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 5 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.VC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
CentralNic Domains 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 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) 6 Auto Renewal 7 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.

.INFO 1 - 10 36 None
.JOBS 1 - 10 36 None
.ME 1 - 10 36 None
.MN 1 - 10 40 None
.MOBI 1 - 10 36 None
.NAME 1 - 10 40 None
.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.NL 1 0 You can not Renew your .NL domain name until 60 days prior to its Expiry.
.ORG 1 - 10 36 None
.PRO 1-10 36 None
.PW 1 - 10 36 None
.SC 1 - 10 40 None
.SX 1 - 10 40 None
.TEL 1 - 10 40 None
.TV 1 - 10 36 None
.US 1 - 10 36 None
.VC 1 - 10 40 None
CentralNic Domains 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 8 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
.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
.NL 1 12 Characters The Registration term gets extended by 1 year w.r.t. the date of Transfer.
.ORG 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.PRO 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.PW 1 6 - 48 Characters None
.SC 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.SX 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
CentralNic Domains 1 6 - 48 CharactersNone
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 9 Grace Period (Days)
.ASIA 30
.BIZ 30
.BZ 30
.CC 30
.CN 15
.COM 30
.EU 40
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.ME 30
.MN 30
.MOBI 30
.NAME None
.NET 30
.NL 40
.ORG 30
.PRO 30
.PW 30
.SC 30
.SX 30
.TEL 30
.TV 30
.US 30
.VC 30
CentralNic Domains 30
Famous Four 30
ZACR 30
Neustar Domains 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
.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
.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
.NL Unlimited Name, Company Name and the Legal Form associated with the Registrant Contact cannot be modified.
.ORGUnlimited No Restriction
.PRO Unlimited No Restriction
.PW Unlimited No Restriction
.SC Unlimited No Restriction
.SX 10 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. 16
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.US Unlimited No Restriction
.VC Unlimited No Restriction
CentralNic Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Famous Four Unlimited No Restriction
Neustar Domains Unlimited No Restriction