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This article describes the procedures and requirements of .kr domain names.
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Registration is realtime. A local presence is required, as are a company registration number and company type is required.

If you do not have a local presence, you can use our service free of charge.
To start a transfer, an authorization code is required.

To initiate the transfer, please send an email to and send us the domain name to transfer, the handles to attach to the domain, the nameservers to apply and the authorization code itself.

After the transfer has been requested a confirmation email to the Owner of the respective domain is sent by the loosing registrar. In order to initiate the transfer successfully it is important that this email is confirmed.

Additional notes on a .kr transfer

Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode,email
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time 5 to 10 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .kr domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

An owner change can be performed by updating the owner handle of the domain.

Other update

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


A delete is realtime.

Restore / reactivate

Not possible at the moment.
Technical information
  • Available second level domains:,,,,,
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 2 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: no
  • Registration period: 1 – 10 years
  • Renewal date offset: 1 days
    The number of days before the registry's expiration date, that Openprovider requires the domain to be renewed or expired. More info.
  • 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.
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? yes
  • 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.
  • Trustee services are possible and are free
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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