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Registration

 

To register a .au domainname a local presence is required. The owner, administrative and technical contact must match the Australian Presence Requirements.

 

Transfer

 

A transfer can be started using an authcode which can be retrieved from the current registrar.
Once the transfer has been started the domain owner will get an approval mail which need to be approved within 30 days.

 

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Transfer characteristics
Transfer authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer unchanged
Transfer time max 30 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .au domains is available.

 

Trade (owner change)

 

A change of ownership is not supported.

 

Update

 

 

Delete

 

To cancel a .au you will have to disable the autorenew. It is not possible to explicitly delete a .au domainname during the current active period.

 

Restore (reactivation)

 

A domain can be restored using a restore domain command at the supplier. The domain can be renewed for 30 days after expiring.

 

TLD information

 

Detailed extension information
Registry
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 2 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • Registration period: 2 years
  • Renewal date offset: 2
  • Quarantine period: 0
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • Local address of the domain owner is required.
  • Local address of the domain administrator is required.
  • Company number (companies) or Identity Card number (individuals) is required.
Policies
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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