This article describes the procedures and requirements of .int domain names.
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Registration of a .int domain is a manual process. If the applicant meets the eligibility criteria, please contact us in order to register the domain name.
Transfer of a .int domain is not possible
Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode,email
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time Max. 6 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .int domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

Contact us for any change. Supporting documentation may be necessary.

Other update

Contact us for any change. Supporting documentation may be necessary.


Explicit delete
A delete of a .int domain is realtime. After a delete, the domain will be in quarantine status for 30 days. During this period the domain can be reactivated. 5 days after the 30 days it has status pendingDelete and will be deleted after these 5 days.

If a .int domain expires (it is not renewed in time), Openprovider will not immediately delete the domain at the registry. Instead, it will be put in soft quarantine first. During the soft quarantine period, you can reactivate the domain without additional charges; you only pay for the renewal.

Restore / reactivate

Contact Openprovider for further information.
Domain lifecycle
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z, 0-9, -
  • Registration period: 1-10 years
  • 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: 44 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: 28 days
    During this period, an expired or deleted domain name can be reactivated at an additional fee.
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? n/a
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • The applicant must be an intergovernmental organization that meets the requirements found in RFC 1591
  • Only one domain per organization is allowed
  • Supporting documentation is required
  • Eligibility requirements: https://www.iana.org/domains/int/policy
  • Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy: http://www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/rules
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:

Due to the regular changes in registry rules and configuration or missing information from registry side, and despite our effort to keep our knowledge base up-to-date, information in the knowledge base may be outdated or incorrect. If you encounter some issue, please report it through the "HotJar" feedback collector on the bottom right, or (if it is blocked by your browser) by clicking the "Submit a request" link below. No rights can be derived from the information in this knowledge base. If there is discrepancy between the knowledge base and the process in Openprovider, the process in Openprovider is leading.

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