With .COOP you will have the perfect domain for your cooperative, thanks to an exclusive extension for legally accredited cooperatives. Distinguish your web site and offer confidence to your visitors and future members in an easy way.
Important: .COOP domains can only be requested by official cooperative entities. Once a .COOP domain registration has been completed, the organization needs to be verified by the registry. If this verification is not completed, the domain may be revoked, without possibility to obtain a refund.
Rates and features
|Registration||69,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||69,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Transfer||69,95 €||1 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Domain length:||3 - 63 characters|
|Residency requirements / Membership:||.coop domains can only be registered by cooperatives, in case this requirement is not met, the Registry may cancel the domain name, without refund.|
|Transfer system:||The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year|
Extension rules .coop
.coop domain life cycle
.coop 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.
.coop domains can only be registered by cooperatives, in case this requirement is not met, the Registry may cancel the domain name, without refund.
This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.
.coop domain registrations are immediate.
To be able to complete .COOP domain transfers you'll need your current registrar to give you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key, with it you'll be able to verify your domain's ownership.
Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars allow to accept transfers manually, contact your current registrar and find out if they offer this service, in this case the transfer will complete the same day.
The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
You can renew your .COOP domain at any moment, this process can take between 20 and 30 minutes to complete.
It's possible to ask for the cancellation of your .COOP domain, you'll have to do it opening a ticket (support area). Please note the domain cancellation involves no refund of the domain registration fee.
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 .coop domains, thanks to it your domain will be able to take advantage of an additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this tecnology can provide.
You can obtain more information at: What is DNSSEC and how does it work
Domain owner change
.COOP domains permit automatic owner changes, you'll be able to change this data from your client area.
In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.
- .COOP don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock
We're an accredited Registrar at CentralNIC.
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