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
.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. 3 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 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
.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
.NET 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 1 - 13
.ORG 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 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) 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
.VC 1 - 10 4 None 3 - 63 Characters 2 - 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
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

Renewal (Anchor: ren)

TLD Duration (Years) 7 Auto Renewal 8 Renewal Grace Period (Days) Constraints / Notes
.BIZ 1 - 10 36 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
.INFO 1 - 10 36 None
.JOBS 1 - 10 36 None
.MN 1 - 10 40 None
.MOBI 1 - 10 36 None
.NET 1 - 10 36 None
.ORG 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
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
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 1 - 10 36 None
Radix 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.
.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
.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
.NET1 8 - 32 Characters None
.ORG 1 6 - 16 CharactersNone
.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
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
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 1 8 - 32 Characters None
Radix 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
.BZ 30
.CC 30
.CO 15
.COM 30
.INFO 30
.JOBS 30
.MN 30
.MOBI 30
.NET 30
.ORG 30
.SC 30
.TV 30
.UK None
.US 30
.VC 30
Donuts Domains 30
Rightside / Demand Media 30
Afilias gTLD Domains 30
Famous Four 30
ZACR 30
CentralNIC gTLD Domains 30
Radix 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
.BZ Unlimited No Restriction
.CCUnlimited No Restriction
.CO Unlimited No Restriction

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

.COM Unlimited No Restriction
.INFO Unlimited No Restriction
.JOBS Unlimited Change of Registrant will necessitate re-verification.
.MN Unlimited No Restriction
.MOBI Unlimited No Restriction
.NET Unlimited No Restriction
.ORGUnlimited No Restriction
.SC Unlimited No Restriction
.TV Unlimited No Restriction
.UK Unlimited Registrant Name/Company modification 17 is a billable action.
.US Unlimited No Restriction
.VC 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
CentralNIC gTLD Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Radix Domains Unlimited No Restriction
Neustar Domains Unlimited No Restriction