Registration is realtime and requires no additional data.




A transfer has to be requested with an authcode.
It takes up to 5 days before it is successfully transfered. During this period the current registrar can object against the transfer.




Transfer characteristics
Transfer authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer restarts
Transfer time 5 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .ws domains is available.


Trade (owner change)


An owner change can be performed by updating the owner handle of the domain. This change is processed realtime.




An contact update can be performed by updating the handle of the domain. This change is processed realtime.




A domain can be set to not renew at the end of the current period. It will be available after a 5 day period
during wich it can not be restored.


Restore (reactivation)


It is not possible to reactivate deleted domains there is no quarantine period.


TLD information


Detailed extension information
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Min: 4
  • Max: 63
  • Alphanumeric and a hyphen
  • except in the first or last position
  • IDN: Yes
  • Registration period: 1-10 years
  • Renewal date offset: 0
  • Quarantine period: 0
  • 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.
  • Premium domains (short
  • memorable and general names) are more expensive to register and renew.
  • Dispute Policy:
  • Spam Policy:
  • Trademark and Name Disputes:
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:
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