Over time we have documented a great amount of information about the different TLDs we offer. This allows our customers to easily find how to register, transfer or delete a domain name of the TLDs they desire.
When using our documentation you will see a lot of information that you may not have considered before, possibly it is even a bit daunting the first time you open an article. For this reason we will explain a bit about the different components of our TLD documentation here, once you have a basic level of knowledge you can use the documentation to a greater effect!
Finding the documentation of a specific TLD
Step one is easy, finding the TLD you want to know more about.
Simply go to the homepage and enter the TLD you want in the search box and click 'Search' or simply press the Enter/Return key on your keyboard;
When the search is complete the first result will be the TLD you desire. Click on the name of the TLD and you will be taken to the article itself.
The article itself, the components
Our articles all have the same template. This means that once you understand one, you will understand them all.
The first part is the summary. Here you will see some key information about the TLD that the more advanced users will regularly check to quickly find the information they need;
The fields can contain several possible values. It happens often that more than one value is presented, this simply means that more things need to be considered when handling this TLD. The TLD .nl is relatively simple, so it only contains a few values.
Restrictions: Some domains require a local presence. Some require a valid nameserver configuration. Any restriction will be listed here.
The next section is about transferring domains. We get a lot of questions about how TLDs can be transferred, so we included a summary here.
Authorization code required: A simple yes or no question. Is a code required to transfer the domain?
Method of confirmation: Transfers can be approved in several ways. It can be authorized by a transfercode, with no further approval required. There could also be an email that is sent to the registrant, requiring approval. Possibly there are forms involved that need to be signed by the registrant. Or in some cases, the domain may even need to be pushed to us by the current registrar. Combinations of this also exist, like .com for example where you have a code and also need to approve the transfer.
Transfer time: Some transfers will be processed the second you enter them. Their procedures allow a swift handling, like it is the case with .nl. In other cases it may take a few days, like .com which is transferred five days after approval has been given by the registrant. With this value you can know what