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.pl

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .pl domain names.
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Successful domain registration requires:

  • the domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, etc.)
  • two or more pre-configured nameservers or a nameserver group

Initiated within 5 days after domain registration/previous transfer.



Additional notes on a .pl transfer

Transfer types: from the NASK registrar/from another registrar.
Both types follow a different process.

Transfers from the NASK

  • Fax the transfer forms to NASK, the fax can be prepared here (choose registrar "Hosting Concepts B.V.")
  • When NASK confirms the transfer to you, inform our support department on support@openprovider.nl
  • After the transfer has been requested the domain owner will receive a confirmation email and be asked to approve the transfer.

From another registrar

  • Retrieve the auth codes from the current registrar
  • Initiate the transfer through the Openprovider control panel
  • After the transfer requested the owner receives confirmation email, approve within 5 days
Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer unchanged
Average transfer time 5 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .pl domains is available.

Outgoing transfer requires the following information:

  • an authorization code

Owner change (trade)

The ownership change is done by replacing the owner's contact in RCP or via API.
Both the previous and the new registrant will receive an e-mail.

Other update

An update is processed in realtime. Nameservers updated in a registry within 12 hrs.
If no changes applied after 24 hrs, please contact support@openprovider.com.

Delete

If renewal is not required, turn autorenew to "off" and let it expire.
Domain will expire in 2 days before the expiration date.
To explicitly delete a domain, do this via RCP.
Domain will be deleted immediately and become available for registration again after 5 days.
Restoration is not possible after explicit delete.

Restore / reactivate

Name can be restored within 29 days only after expired.
Explicitly deleted domains can not be restored.
Wait for 5 days until explicitly deleted domain become free.
To recover deleted domain, mail support@openprovider.com in 24 hrs after delete (paid service)

Registry
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .biz.pl, .com.pl, .info.pl, .net.pl, .org.pl, .agro.pl, .aid.pl, .atm.pl, .augustow.pl, .auto.pl, .babia-gora.pl, .bedzin.pl, .beskidy.pl, .bialowieza.pl, .bialystok.pl, .bielawa.pl, .bieszczady.pl, .boleslawiec.pl, .bydgoszcz.pl, .bytom.pl, .cieszyn.pl, .czeladz.pl, .czest.pl, .dlugoleka.pl, .edu.pl, .elblag.pl, .elk.pl, .glogow.pl, .gmina.pl, .gniezno.pl, .gorlice.pl, .grajewo.pl, .gsm.pl, .ilawa.pl, .jaworzno.pl, .jelenia-gora.pl, .jgora.pl, .kalisz.pl, .karpacz.pl, .kartuzy.pl, .kaszuby.pl, .katowice.pl, .kazimierz-dolny.pl, .kepno.pl, .ketrzyn.pl, .klodzko.pl, .kobierzyce.pl, .kolobrzeg.pl, .konin.pl, .konskowola.pl, .kutno.pl, .lapy.pl, .lebork.pl, .legnica.pl, .lezajsk.pl, .limanowa.pl, .lomza.pl, .lowicz.pl, .lubin.pl, .lukow.pl, .mail.pl, .malbork.pl, .malopolska.pl, .mazowsze.pl, .mazury.pl, .media.pl, .miasta.pl, .mielec.pl, .mielno.pl, .mil.pl, .mragowo.pl, .naklo.pl, .nieruchomosci.pl, .nom.pl, .nowaruda.pl, .nysa.pl, .olawa.pl, .olecko.pl, .olkusz.pl, .olsztyn.pl, .opoczno.pl, .opole.pl, .ostroda.pl, .ostroleka.pl, .ostrowiec.pl, .ostrowwlkp.pl, .pc.pl, .pila.pl, .pisz.pl, .podhale.pl, .podlasie.pl, .polkowice.pl, .pomorskie.pl, .pomorze.pl, .powiat.pl, .priv.pl, .prochowice.pl, .pruszkow.pl, .przeworsk.pl, .pulawy.pl, .radom.pl, .rawa-maz.pl, .realestate.pl, .rel.pl, .rybnik.pl, .rzeszow.pl, .sanok.pl, .sejny.pl, .sex.pl, .shop.pl, .sklep.pl, .skoczow.pl, .slask.pl, .slupsk.pl, .sos.pl, .sosnowiec.pl, .stalowa-wola.pl, .starachowice.pl, .stargard.pl, .suwalki.pl, .swidnica.pl, .swiebodzin.pl, .swinoujscie.pl, .szczecin.pl, .szczytno.pl, .szkola.pl, .targi.pl, .tarnobrzeg.pl, .tgory.pl, .tm.pl, .tourism.pl, .travel.pl, .turek.pl, .turystyka.pl, .tychy.pl, .ustka.pl, .walbrzych.pl, .warmia.pl, .warszawa.pl, .waw.pl, .wegrow.pl, .wielun.pl, .wlocl.pl, .wloclawek.pl, .wodzislaw.pl, .wolomin.pl, .wroclaw.pl, .zachpomor.pl, .zagan.pl, .zarow.pl, .zgora.pl, .zgorzelec.pl
  • DNSSEC support: yes
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: yes
  • Registration period: 1 – 3 years
  • Renewal date offset: 2 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: 29 days
    During this period, an expired or deleted domain name can be reactivated at an additional fee.
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • The Domain(s) can be registered without further limitations.
  • Nameservers must be configured and return an authoritative answer before the domain is requested.
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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