A .ch domain name registration is realtime and requires no specific additional data outside of the regular contact details for the owner, administrative and technical contact.
NB! SWITCH will refuse registration of a domain name if the domain name in question has been reserved by OFCOM or the Office of Communications (e.g. names of municipalities), unless the requirements for registration defined by OFCOM/Office of Communications for the relevant category are met
To transfer a .ch domain name please make sure to first get the authorisation code from the current registrar. Using this code you can request the transfer through our website.
The transfer will complete instantly and the domain name will be available in your account immediately.
The registry locks a domain for transfers for the first 60 days after the previous transfer. Upon request, the registry can remove this lock.
The registry will not send an e-mail to the domain contacts after the transfer finishes.
|Transfer authorization code required||yes|
|Method of confirmation||authcode|
|Registration period after transfer||unchanged|
|Advanced and simple transfers available||Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .ch domains is available.|
A change of ownership can be done by replacing the owner contact in the control panel. After saving the changes the change is processed realtime.
A change of contactdetails can be done by updating the associated handles in the control panel. After saving the changes the domainname will be updated realtime.
A delete is realtime. After a delete the domain will be in quarantine status for 40 days. During this period the domain can be reactivated.
A domain can be restored using a restore domain command at the supplier. The domain can be renewed for 40 days after expiring.
|Detailed extension information|
|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: