The Country code top-level domain for Slovakia is .SK and was created in year 1993. It's being managed by SK-NIC.
Rates and features
|Registration||29,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||29,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Transfer||29,95 €||1 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Restore||60,00 €||Does not include renewal||-|
|Domain length:||2 - 63 characters|
|Transfer system:||The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year|
Extension rules .sk
.sk domain life cycle
|Domain available||Domain active||Redemption period||Domain available|
.sk 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.
To be able to register .SK domains it's necessary to reside in Slovakia.
In case of not having a local contact in this country, automatically our contact local would be assigned in order to complete the registration.
.SK domains require the DNS to be active on different subnets and to be authoritative for the domain at the time of registration. You can check if they pass these minimum requirements using our Zone Check tool.
Residents in Slovakia: In order to be able to register a .SK domain, the registrant must fill, sign and send a document, this document can take up to one day in order to be available for download. It can be created from here. The document must be sent together with a business certificate (for organizations) or the copy of the ID-Card/Passport (for natural persons), and have to be sent directly to the address below by postal mail:
84000 Bratislava 4
To complete .SK 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.
The domains, once the transfer ends, extend they expiration date for one year
The renewal of .SK domains is different than with other extensions.
It's necessary to request the domain renewal at least 2 days before the domain expiration.
In case the renewal request is done after this date, the correct renewal is not guaranteed.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .SK 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 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
.SK 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.
- .SK don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock