Domain Names Information

What TLD / SLD / ccTLD / ccSLD stand for?

TLD stands for Top-Level-Domain and is the last part of the domain name.

SLD refers to Second-Level-Domain and is the word before the TLD.

In other words for "", TLD is .com, SLD is the word "my-domain".

ccTLD is Country-Code Top-Level-Domain e.g. .us, .eu etc.

ccSLD is Country-Code Second Level-Domain, examples are, etc.

gTLD is Generic Top-Level-Domain categories of TLD, examples .com, .net, .org, .biz etc.

What TLD / SLD / ccTLD / ccSLD do we offer

We offer most of the popular and widely used domains:

  • gTLD - .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ
  • ccTLD - .US, .UK, .IN, .CM
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Domain Names Details

Various domain names have a variety of requirements for registration. Also, different rules apply to activities and everyday management of each specific domain name extension. In order to stress on every specific detail you have to know when registering and holding a domain name, we have prepared the table below. It is a brief summary of all domain name extensions we offer and their specific distinguishing features.

  ? This is the maximum period a domain name can be registered/renewed at once. Max. Reg. Period ? Some domain names require additional details for registration. Addiotonal details ? Shows if transfer from one registrar to another is allowed. Transfer Allowed ? EPP Key is domain trabsfer authorization key, required for transferring of a domain name from one registrar ro another. Some domains does not require EPP for transfers. EPP Key ? For security an option to lock/unlock a domain is available. This prevents a domain from unauthorized transfer theft. However this option is not applicable for all domains. Registrar Lock ? Fefers to Domain Privacy Protection. This is a service that hides your domain's WHOIS details and replaces them with generic one. Some domains are not applicable for this service. WHOIS Protect ? Certain domain names, like . can only be renewed via the auto-renew process. Therefore, these domains can only be renewed 30 days before expiration and prior to their renewal(expiration) date. If the renewal date has passed and a domain is not renewed no modifications will be allowed for this domain and this domain will continue to resolve until deleted by the registry. Default Auto-renew ? Based on registry restrictions some domain extensions are not allowed to change / edit the WHOIS details. This may be done only in special cases by the Registry (.UK zone - Nominet, .DE - Denic, .CA - CIRA, .EU - EURid). WHOIS Change
.com 1-10 years No Domain names with the .COM extension are by far the most popular, and can be purchased by any individual or business. Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
.net 1-10 years No Short for .network, this domain extension was originally designed to be used by technical Web sites. However, domains using this extension can be registered by anyone. Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
.org 1-10 years No .ORG became the registry of choice for organizations dedicated to serving the public interest, and today .ORG is considered one of the most trusted domains on the internet, however .ORG domain can be registered by anyone. Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
.biz 1-10 years No Dedicated exclusively to the business community. The .BIZ domain are prepared to be used for a "bona fide business or commercial use". Anyone can register .BIZ domain. Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
.info 1-10 years No The first unrestricted top-level domain since .com, .INFO domains are available for registration to the general public. Yes Yes No Yes No Yes
.us 1-10 years Yes .US Registrant Requirements

1. A natural person (i) who is a United States citizen, (ii) a permanent resident of the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories, or (iii) whose primary place of domicile is in the United States of America or any of its possessions

2. An entity or organization that is (i) incorporated within one of the fifty (50) U.S. states, the District of Columbia, or any of the United States possessions or territories or organized, or (ii) otherwise constituted under the laws of a state of the United States of America, the District of Columbia or any of its possessions or territories (including a federal, state, or local government of the United States, or a political subdivision thereof, and unincorporated organizations based in the United States)

3. An entity or organization that has a bona fide presence in the United States of America or any of its possessions or territories.
Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
.in 1-10 years No .IN domain names are available to anyone! Companies, individuals, and organizations in India and abroad are eligible. Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
.cm 1-5 years No There are no residency requirements for .CM names. You can live anywhere in the world and register a .CM domain. No Yes Yes Yes No Yes
.uk 1-10 years Yes Additional contact attributes are required for registration of .UK domain:

1. Legal type of the registrant should be specified. Registrant should be a UK resident and have a valid UK address.
2. Company identification number (required for Legal Types noted).
3. Name of the Registrant / Company (This can not be changed easily afterwards).
IMPORTANT: .UK registration is not instant and needs approval by the .UK registry - Nominet. No exact period is specified for approval/rejection of domain registration request.
Yes No No No No No

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