What domain extension is this?
.KR is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Republic of Korea.
What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?
Special Requirements/Restrictions are as below:
- Organization or individual with local presence (postal address of the place of residence) in Korea may apply for second level and third level .kr domain name;
- Registrant must have local presence within Korea, WebNIC can provide partners the local contact service in Korea;
Note: KRNIC enforces the whois contact accuracy which the contact information must be a valid company name, first name last name, address, postcode, phone number and e-mail.
Registry may request for supporting document for verification (eg. Business certificate and personal identity)
Domain will be suspended if there is no further action taken for whois inaccuracy domain.
What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?
WebNIC currently offer .kr, .co.kr and .or.kr.
What document is required for this domain extension?
What is the length limitation for this domain extension?
Minimum 3 / 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 .kr domain name after registered, registration fee is refundable within 3 days grace period.
What is the terms of renewal?
1 to 10 years.
How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?
After a .kr domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:
Renewal Grace Period
Redemption Grace Period
If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be release for public re-registration approximately 30 days from the domain expiration date. Please note that domain re-registration is on first-come, first-served basis.
What is the procedure for transferring the domain registrar under this domain extension?
Partners are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .kr domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.
What is the procedure for transferring the domain reseller under this domain extension?
Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .kr 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 .KR domain name but only support Korean language IDN.