This article describes the procedures and requirements of .net.in domain names.
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Successful domain registration via RCP or API requires:

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

KYC requirements

The registry for .IN NIXI has introduced know your customer requirements for .IN domain name registrations. Registrants must upon registration the accuracy of their registration data by providing either a copy of their Aadhaar, passport , PAN card or drivers license (for Indian citizens/residents) or passport or national ID card for international registrants, and by confirming the data on a special website of the registry. 

Successful domain transfer via RCP or API requires:

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

Registrar-to-registrar transfers are not allowed in the 60 days following the creation of a domain name. A registrar-to-registrar transfer adds one year to the term of the domain name, charged to the gaining registrar. Registrars may therefore charge the registrant for the domain year.

Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time Max 6 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .net.in domains is available.
  • Domain updates - via RCP or API. Processed real-time


Restore / reactivate

  • Restore - via RCP or API. 72 days after deletion
Domain lifecycle
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: yes
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: Yes
  • Registration period: 1-10 years
  • Renewal date offset: 0 days
    The number of days before the registry's expiration date, that Openprovider requires the domain to be renewed or expired. More info.
    Note that the dates as shown in your Openprovider account are always leading, even if they do not match the renewal date offset mentioned here.
  • Soft quarantine period: 44 days
    During this period, following after an expiration, the domain can be restored for free. This period does not apply if the domain is deleted explicitly. More info.
  • Quarantine period: 28 days
    During this period, an expired or deleted domain name can be reactivated at an additional fee.
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? n/a
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • The Domain(s) can be registered without further limitations.
  • General policies: https://www.registry.in/policies
  • Anti Abuse: https://www.registry.in/anti-abuse
Registration agreement The registry requires that a registration agreement is in place between the provider and the domain holder. The text of this registration agreement and any required supplements is the following:

Due to the regular changes in registry rules and configuration or missing information from registry side, and despite our effort to keep our knowledge base up-to-date, information in the knowledge base may be outdated or incorrect. If you encounter some issue, please report it through the "HotJar" feedback collector on the bottom right, or (if it is blocked by your browser) by clicking the "Submit a request" link below. No rights can be derived from the information in this knowledge base. If there is discrepancy between the knowledge base and the process in Openprovider, the process in Openprovider is leading.

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