Created in 2002, the .PRO extension was created to provide more security ahead of the visitors that access our site, the use of .PRO domains is restricted to professionals, which must verify their credentials when registering the domain.
Important: Since November 16th 2015, it is not longer necessary to fulfill special conditions in order to register .pro domains, the restrictions have been deleted from that date on.
There are currently approximately 47,000 registered .PRO domains.
Rates and features
|Registration||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||11,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Transfer||11,95 €||1 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Restore||60,00 €||Does not include renewal||-|
|Domain length:||4 - 63 characters|
|Transfer system:||The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year|
Extension rules .pro
.pro domain life cycle
.pro 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.
.pro domain registrations are immediate.
To be able to complete .PRO domain transfers you'll need your current registrar to give you the domain's AuthCode or EPP-Key, with it you'll be able to verify your domain's ownership.
Transfers can take between 5 and 7 days to complete. Some registrars allow to accept transfers manually, contact your current registrar and find out if they offer this service, in this case the transfer will complete the same day.
The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
You can renew your .PRO domain at any moment, this process can take between 20 and 30 minutes to complete.
It's possible to ask for the cancellation of your .PRO domain, you'll have to do it opening a ticket (support area). Please note the domain cancellation involves no refund of the domain registration fee.
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 .pro domains, thanks to it your domain will be able to take advantage of an additional security layer that DNS servers that are compatible with this tecnology can provide.
You can obtain more information at: What is DNSSEC and how does it work
Domain owner change
Since December 1st, 2016, in order to proceed with an ownership change of .PRO domains, it's necessary that both the current and new owner accept this change. Once the ownership change is completed the domain is locked for transfers for a 60-day period, during this time the domain won't be able to be transferred to another registrar.
More information: https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-06-01-en
In this section you will find links to official documentation of the extension.
- .PRO don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock
We are an Afilias.info accredited registrar.
- .com Commercial 9,95 € / year
- .net Network 10,95 € / year
- .org Organization 12,95 € / year
- .info Information 13,95 € / year
- .cat Catalan 9,95 € / year
- .tel Phone Number 10,95 € / year
- .travel Travels 80,95 € / year
- .aero Aeronautic 54,95 € / year
- .asia Asia 11,95 € / year
- .biz Company 12,95 € / year
- .coop Cooperatives 69,95 € / year
- .jobs Jobs 99,99 € / year
- .mobi Mobile 13,95 € / year
- .xxx Adults 76,95 € / year