.fo domains

register it for 79,95 €
Faroe Islands

The .FO extension were created in year 1993 to offer the Country code Top Level Domain for Faroe Islands and is managed by FO Council.

A .FO can be used and registered by anyone or any corporation.

Rates and features

.fo

79,95 €

There are no restrictions for such domains.

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 79,95 € 1,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 79,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 35,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Features
Domain length: 3 - 63 characters
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.fo domain life cycle

Domain registration
Expiration/Deletion date
Domain available Domain active Domain available

Permitted characters / IDN

.fo 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 .fo domains.

Permitted IDN character table for .fo 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 AE
æ U+00E6 æ æ Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER ETH
ð U+00F0 ð ð Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH ACUTE
ó U+00F3 ó ó Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH STROKE
ø U+00F8 ø ø Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH ACUTE
ú U+00FA ú ú Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER Y WITH ACUTE
ý U+00FD ý ý Latin-1 Supplement

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.


Residency requirements

This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.


Technical requirements

This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.


Registrations

.fo domain registrations are immediate.


Transfers

To complete .FO 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 .FO domain transfers

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


Renewals

The renewal of .FO domains is different than with other extensions.

It's necessary to request the domain renewal at least 1 days before the domain expiration.

In case the renewal request is done after this date, the correct renewal is not guaranteed.


Cancellations

It's possible to request a cancellation of your .FO 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.


Domain owner change

Ownership changes are done manually and have additional costs, contact us via ticket in case you're interested in it.


Official documentation

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

  • .FO don't have extra documentation.

Support