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
.CA 1 - 10 0 Canadian presence required for any Contact assigned as the Registrant. 3 2 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.CC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.COM 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 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
.ME 1 - 10 1 Registrant for Third level .ME domain name needs
to be a Montenegrin individual/entity.
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
.PRO 1 - 10 4 None 4 - 63 Characters 2 - 13
.PW 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.SHABAKA 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) 4

7 - 64 Characters for .org.uk TLD (including the TLD) 5

1 - 13
.US 1 - 10 4 Nexus Compliance 6 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
ARI Domains 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) 7 Auto Renewal 8 Renewal Grace Period (Days) Constraints / Notes
.BIZ 1 - 10 36 None
.CA 1 - 10 40 None
.CC 1 - 10 36 None
.COM 1 - 10 36 None
.INFO 1 - 10 36 None
.JOBS 1 - 10 36 None
.ME 1 - 10 36 None
.NAME 1 - 10 40 None
.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.ORG 1 - 10 36 None
.PRO 1-10 36 None
.PW 1 - 10 36 None
.SHABAKA 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
.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
ARI Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Neustar 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.
.CA 1 6 - 16 Characters Only Domain Transfer Secret / Authorization Code needed to Transfer a .CA domain name.
.CC 18 - 32 Characters None
.COM 1 8 - 32 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
.NAME 1 1 - 32 Characters None
.NET1 8 - 32 Characters None
.ORG 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.PRO 1 6 - 16 Characters None
.PW 1 6 - 48 Characters None
.SHABAKA 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.TV 1 8 - 32 Characters None
.UK 0 None Transfer does not include one year Renewal.
.US 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
ARI Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Neustar Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None

Restoration / Redemption Grace Period (Anchor: res)

TLD Supported 10 Grace Period (Days)
.BIZ 30
.CA 30
.CC 30
.COM 30
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.ME 30
.NAME None
.NET 30
.ORG 30
.PRO 30
.PW 30
.SHABAKA 30
.TV 30
.UK None
.US 30
.WS 30
CentralNic Domains 30
Donuts Domains 30
Rightside / Demand Media 30
Afilias gTLD Domains 30
Famous Four 30
ZACR 30
ARI Domains 30
Neustar 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
.CA Unlimited

You can not modify the Registrant Contact's Name of a .CA domain name. If you wish to modify the Registrant Contact details of your .CA domain name, you need to instead create a new Contact and assign it as the Registrant Contact.

.CCUnlimited No Restriction
.COM Unlimited No Restriction
.INFO Unlimited No Restriction
.JOBS Unlimited Change of Registrant will necessitate re-verification.
.MEUnlimited No Restriction
.NAME Unlimited Registrant details can not be modified during the Add Grace Period.
.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.ORGUnlimited No Restriction
.PRO Unlimited No Restriction
.PW Unlimited No Restriction
.SHABAKA Unlimited No Restriction
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.UK Unlimited Registrant Name/Company modification 17 is a billable action.
.US 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
ARI Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Neustar Domains Unlimited No Restriction