What domain extension is this?
.RU is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Russia Federation.
What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?
There are no restrictions on who can register a .RU domain name. Any individual or organization from any country can register for a .RU domain.
Please note that if a registrant wishes to register a domain name under the individual type, we will request the following details of Personal ID (Russian) or Passport (foreigner):
- Date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy) – If the provided birthdate indicates that the individual is under 18 years old, it will be considered invalid.
- ID type – Personal ID / Passport
- ID card/passport number
- Passport issued by (if this is your choice of ID) – Please specify the “registrant’s passport issuer”.
- Passport validation date (dd/mm/yyyy) (if this is your choice of ID) – Please provide the date of passport validity.
The registration for .RU domain name is process manually and require 3 – 5 working days to complete.
What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?
WebNIC currently offer .RU and .COM.RU.
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?
Can I delete a domain after registered?
Partners are allowed to delete the domain after registered, however registration fee is not refundable.
What is the terms of renewal?
Please note that the renewal can be submitted within 60 days before the expiry date only.
How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?
After a .RU domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:
Redemption Grace Period
If partner did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately after 30 days from expiry date. Please note that domain re-registration is on first-come, first-serve basis.
What is the procedure for transferring the domain registrar under this domain extension?
Yes, Partners are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .RU 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?
Yes. Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .RU 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 provide IDN.RU domain name.