Created in year 1991, .DO domains pertain to the Dominican Republic. .DO domains are very used because of their open policy (without restrictions), actually more than 19,000 .do domains have been registered.
.DO domains are managed by Nic.do.
Rates and features
Extension rules .do
.do domain life cycle
|Domain available||Domain active||Domain available|
.do 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.
This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.
This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.
.do domain registrations aren't immediate.
Average duration of the registration process: 7 days
When the transfer ends, the expiration date doesn't change.
Renewing your .DO domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .DO 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 isn't immediate, please note they must propagate through the network, this process can take up to 6-12 hours to complete, once the Registry processes the requested change, this can take up to 6-7 days, until then the domain will still point to the previous DNS servers.
Domain owner change
.DO 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.
- .DO don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock