What domain extension is this?
.NAME is the generic top-level domain (gTLD) which intended for personal site of individual.
What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?
There are no restrictions on who can register .name domain name, it can be register by any individual or business in any country.
.name is a space for individuals’ Personal Name, it may be a name, nickname, pseudonym, alias, or something an individual or fictional character is commonly known as in its own social context. An individual can register a Personal Name, or a company or individual can register a fictional character to which it has rights.
What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?
WebNIC currently offer .name
What document is required for this domain extension?
What is the length limitation for this domain extension?
3 to 63 characters.
What is the term of registration?
1 to 10 years.
Can I delete a domain after registered?
Yes, Partners are allowed to delete a .name domain name after registered. However the registration fee is not refundable.
According to ICANN latest gTLDs’ Add Grace Period (AGP) deletion policy which does not allow the refund of deleted domain during the Add Grace Period. Therefore, with effective 1st April 2009, all gTLDs domains (.com/.net/.org/.info/.biz/.name/.mobi/.asia/.travel) that are deleted during the AGP will not be refunded.
What is the term of renewal?
1 to 10 years.
How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?
After a .name domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:
Redemption Grace Period
If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately 75 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, Partners are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .name domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.
Can I transfer the domain reseller under this domain extension?
Yes, Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .name 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?
No, WebNIC does not provideIDN.name domain name at this moment.