.cw

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

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • registrant requirements:
    • local address (no local presence service available)
      • 000XX is to be used as a Postal code 
    • valid phone number
    • official company listing in local Curaçao Chamber
  • registration document signed by the registrant

After the registration is requested, the registry will create the registration document. This will be forwarded to the reseller. Please sent the signed document back to finish the request.

Successful domain transfer via RCP or API requires:

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • registrant requirements:
    • local address (no local presence service available)
    • valid phone number
    • official company listing in local Curacao Chamber

We will prepare a transfer letter that must be signed by the domain holder.

The transfer process is not realtime.

Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer unchanged
Average transfer time 14
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .cw domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

Please contact support for more information

Other update

Please contact support for more information

Delete

Please contact support for more information

Restore / reactivate

Please contact support for more information

Registry
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: yes
  • Registration period: 1 year
  • 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: n/a 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: 0 days
    During this period, an expired or deleted domain name can be reactivated at an additional fee.
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • Official company listing in local Curaçao Chamber of Commerce. Local company contact address and valid phone number are required in the used handle.
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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