.kyoto domains

register it for 52,95 €
New domains

Their own extension is now available for residents of the Kyoto region. People of this great region, as well as institutions, companies or businesses now have the opportunity to show their affinity to it. Take the opportunity and do not let other users to register your preferred name. Register now your .KYOTO domain name!

Important: The domain owner must reside in Kyoto in order to be able to register .kyoto domains.

Rates and features


52,95 €

It's mandatory for the domain owner to reside or have businesses in Kyoto (Japan).

Registration period extension

Action Price/year Periodes Dominitis
Registration 52,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Renewal 52,95 € 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s) 2 dominitis
Transfer 52,95 € 1 year(s) 2 dominitis
Restore 280,00 € Does not include renewal -
Domain length: 1 - 63 characters
Residency requirements / Membership: It's mandatory for the domain owner to reside or have businesses in Kyoto (Japan).
Transfer system: The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year

.kyoto 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

.kyoto 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 .kyoto domains.

Permitted IDN character table for .kyoto domains

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

Unicode Script:

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

It's mandatory for the domain owner to reside or have businesses in Kyoto (Japan).

Technical requirements

This extension doesn't have any technical requirements.


.kyoto domain registrations are immediate.


To complete .KYOTO 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 .KYOTO domain transfers

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


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


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


We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .kyoto 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

Beginning December 1st, 2016, any ownership changes of .KYOTO domains requires both the current and new owner to accept any changes. Once the ownership change has been completed, the domain is locked and unable to be transferred for a 60-day period.

More information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-06-01-en

Official documentation

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

  • .KYOTO don't have extra documentation.