.io domains

register it for 45,95 €
British Indian Ocean Territory

.IO domains pertain to the British Indian Ocean Terriyory or BIOT. Founded in year 1997, the .IO extension is managed by the Internet Computer Bureau PLC (ICB), who have offices in London.

This extension is managed by Nic.io.

Rates and features

.io

45,95 €

There are no restrictions for such domains.

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 45,95 € 1,2,5 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 45,95 € 1,2,5 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 45,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Restore 70,00 € Does not include renewal -
Features
Domain length: 2 - 63 characters
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.io domain life cycle

42 days 30 days 5 days
Domain registration
Expiration date
Deletion date
Domain available Domain active Renew grace period Redemption period Pending delete Domain available

Renew Grace Period
Redemption Period
Pending Delete


Permitted characters / IDN

.io 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 .io domains.

Permitted IDN character table for .io domains

An Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) is a domain name that can contain non ASCII characters.

Unicode Script:


  • Hyphen (-)
  • Digits (0-9)
  • Characters (a-z)
Character Unicode HTML Code HTML Number Unicode Table
LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH ACUTE
á U+00E1 á á Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER E WITH ACUTE
é U+00E9 é é Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH ACUTE
í U+00ED í í Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER N WITH TILDE
ñ U+00F1 ñ ñ Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER O WITH ACUTE
ó U+00F3 ó ó Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH ACUTE
ú U+00FA ú ú Latin-1 Supplement
LATIN SMALL LETTER U WITH DIAERESIS
ü U+00FC ü ü 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

.io domain registrations are immediate.


Transfers

To complete .IO 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 .IO domain transfers

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


Renewals

Renewing your .IO domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.


Cancellations

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


DNSSEC

We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .io 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

.IO domains permit automatic owner changes, you'll be able to change this data from your client area.


Official documentation

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

  • .IO don't have extra documentation.
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This extension supports:

  • IDN Characters
  • DNS Modification
  • DNSSEC
  • Special DNS requirements
  • Whois Privacy
  • Transfer lock

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