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.
Some .coop 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 search results will automatically reflect premium names fees.
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|
|Restore||69,95 €||Includes domain renewal for 1 year||-|
|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 complete .COOP 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.
The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
Renewing your .COOP domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .COOP 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 .coop 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
.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
Category: Generic domains
We're an accredited Registrar at CentralNIC.