On October 2012, the Netherlands Antilles disappeared officially, what led to the creation of two new countries: St. Maarten and Curaçao. A few months later, in march 2011, the creation of the .SX domain was approved, corresponding to the ISO 3166-1 code for St. Maarten.
Rates and features
|Registration||23,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Renewal||23,95 €||1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 year(s)||2 dominitis|
|Restore||120,00 €||Does not include renewal||-|
|Domain length:||3 - 63 characters|
|Transfer system:||Transfer process isn't supported by the system.|
Extension rules .sx
.sx domain life cycle
.sx 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.
.sx domain registrations are immediate.
To complete .SX 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.
Transfer process isn't supported by the system..
Renewing your .SX domain only takes a minute and can completed at any time.
It's possible to request a cancellation of your .SX 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.
We allow the usage of DNSSEC on .sx 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
.SX 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.
- .SX don't have extra documentation.
This extension supports:
- IDN Characters
- DNS Modification
- Special DNS requirements
- Whois Privacy
- Transfer lock
We are an Registry.sx accredited registrar.