The .AT extension is the country code top level domain of Austria and is managed by NIC.at since year 1998.
Rates and features
Extension rules .at
.at domain life cycle
|Domain available||Domain active||Redemption period||Domain available|
Permitted characters / IDN
.at 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 .at domains.
Permitted IDN character table for .at domains
An Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) is a domain name that can contain non ASCII characters.
- Hyphen (-)
- Digits (0-9)
- Characters (a-z)
|Character||Unicode||HTML Code||HTML Number||Unicode Table|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH GRAVE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH ACUTE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH CIRCUMFLEX|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH TILDE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH DIAERESIS|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH RING ABOVE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER AE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER C WITH CEDILLA|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH GRAVE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH CIRCUMFLEX|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH DIAERESIS|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH GRAVE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH ACUTE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH CIRCUMFLEX|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH DIAERESIS|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER ETH|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH TILDE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH GRAVE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH ACUTE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH CIRCUMFLEX|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH TILDE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH DIAERESIS|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH GRAVE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH ACUTE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH CIRCUMFLEX|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER Y WITH ACUTE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER THORN|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER Y WITH DIAERESIS|
|LATIN SMALL LIGATURE OE|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER S WITH CARON|
|LATIN SMALL LETTER Z WITH CARON|
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.
This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.
.AT domains require the DNS to be active on different subnets and to be authoritative for the domain at the time of registration. You can check if they pass these minimum requirements using our Zone Check tool.
.AT domain registrations can take between one and three days to complete.
To complete .AT 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.
When the transfer ends, the expiration date doesn't change.
.AT domains must be renewed at least 28 days before their expiration date. They can take up to 3 days to complete.
In case the renewal request hasn't been received in this date, the domain is deleted from our system and is managed directly from Nic.at, where it isn't deleted.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .AT 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 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.
We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .at 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: What is DNSSEC and how does it work
Domain owner change
.AT domains permit automatic owner changes, you'll be able to change this data from your client area.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock
We are a Nic.at accredited registrar.