What domain extension is this?
.IO is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the British Indian Ocean Territory.
What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?
There are no restrictions on who can register a .IO domain name. Any individual or organization from any country can register for a .IO domain.
What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?
WebNIC currently only offer .IO.
What document is required for this domain extension?
What is the length limitation for this domain extension?
Minimum 2 / Maximum 63 characters.
What is the terms of registration?
1 to 10 years.
Can I delete a domain after registered?
Partners are allowed to delete a .io domain name after registered, however, there is No refund.
What is the terms of renewal?
1 to 10 years.
How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?
After a .io domain expired, it will go through below life cycle:
Redemption Grace Period
If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be release to public for re-registration, in approximately 85 days from the domain expiration date. Please note that domain re-registration is on first-come, first-served basis.
Can I transfer the domain registrar under this domain extension?
Yes, registrar transfer is available for .io domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after transfer completion. Partner may refer to “Registrar Transfer” FAQ for more information.
What is the procedure for transferring the domain reseller under this domain extension?
Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .io domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.
Please refer to Reseller Transfer for more detail information
Does WebNIC provide Internationalized Domain name (IDN) for this domain extension?
Yes, WebNIC does provide IDN.IO domain name.