.pics domains

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For only
23
’95
€/year

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Services: .PICS

.pics domains let you organize your images easily and publish them using this extension specifically designed for it. Thank to the .PICS domains you'll easily show your visual works and highlight them in front of the conventional web pages.

Premium Domains

Some .pics domains are premium names with a higher initial registration fee over a standard registration with all subsequent renewals and transfers at a standard rate. All .pics search results will automatically reflect premium names fees.

.pics domain rates and features

Domain rates .pics

Action Periodes Price
Registration 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 23,95 €
Renewal 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 23,95 €
Transfer 1 year(s) 23,95 €
Restore Does not include renewal 60,00 €

Features

  • Domain length between 1 and 63 characters
  • IDN characters are permitted
  • Allows DNS modification
  • DNSSEC
  • Whois Privacy
  • The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
  • Possibility to block transfers

.pics domain life cycle

Domain available
Domain registration
Domain active
Expiration date
42 days
Renew grace period
30 days
Redemption period
5 days
Pending delete
Deletion date
Domain available

.pics domain regulations

Residency requirements

This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.

Technical requirements

This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.

Registrations

.pics domain registrations are immediate.

Transfers

To complete .PICS domain transfer, you'll need your current registrar to provide you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key to verify the ownership of the domain.

Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars provide manual transfers allowing transfers to be completed on the same day, contact your current registrar to find out if they offer this service.

More information about .PICS domain transfers.

The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

Renewals

Renewing your .PICS domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.

Cancellations

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p>It's possible to request a cancellation of your .PICS domain, visit the support center to open a support ticket. Please note, cancelling a name does not provide a refund of any registration fees.

DNS modifications

DNS modification is immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.

DNSSEC

We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .pics domains. Your domain can take advantage of this additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this technology can provide.
More information is available at: DNSSEC: What is it and how does it work.

Domain owner change

Beginning December 1st, 2016, any ownership changes of .PICS domains requires both the current and new owner to accept any changes. Once the ownership change has been completed, the domain is locked and unable to be transferred for a 60-day period.

More information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-06-01-en.

Permitted characters / IDN

.pics domains permit characters from 'a' to 'z', numbers from '0' to '9' and hyphens '-'.
A hyphen '-' is not permitted in the first or last position of the domain name.
Two consecutive hyphens are not permitted in the 3rd and 4th position.
IDN characters are permitted in .pics domains.

Permitted IDN character table for .pics domains

An Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) is a domain name that can contain non ASCII characters.

Unicode Script Hyphen (-) Digits (0-9) Characters (a-z)
Cyrilic Yes Yes
French Yes Yes Yes
German Yes Yes Yes
Italian Yes Yes Yes
Portuguese Yes Yes Yes
Spanish Yes Yes Yes

IDN domains don't permit to mix different Scripts or character sets (for example, Latin, Greek or Cyrillic).
But it's possible to use different character tables for a same script.

  • The Latin Script permits the use of characters of Latin-1 supplement, Latin Extended-A, Latin Extended-B, etc.. tables.
  • The Greek Script permits to combine characters of the Greek, Greek Extended, etc.. tables, doesn't permit combine them with the normal latin characters (a-z), but permits the use of numbers or hyphens.
  • Other script types have their own corresponding tables.

Official documentation

In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.

  • .PICS don't have extra documentation.

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