.pl

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

  • domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, technical)
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

Successful domain transfer via RCP or API requires:

  • authorisation code
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • confirmation email sent by the .pl Registry to the registrant contact must be confirmed.

Transfer can be 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, inform Openprovider support at support@openprovider.nl
  • After the transfer has been requested the domain owner will receive a confirmation email and will be asked to approve the transfer.

From another registrar

  • Retrieve the authcode from the current registrar
  • Initiate the transfer through RCP
  • After the transfer requested the owner receives confirmation email
  • Approve the email 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:

  • authorization code
  • confirmation email sent by the .PL registry must be confirmed by the current registrant

Owner change (trade)

  • owner change - via RCP or API

Both the previous and the new registrant will receive an e-mail.

Other update

  • contacts' details update - processed realtime
  • nameserver updated - processed within 12 hours

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.

 

Explicit delete is available in RCP.
Domain will be deleted immediately and will become available for registration again after 5 days.

Restore / reactivate

  • Restore only possible when domain is expired
  • Quarantine period can be found under
    Detailed extension information > Technical information > Quarantine period

 

Explicitly deleted domains cannot be restored.
Wait for 5 days until explicitly deleted domain become free.

To recover a deleted domain, e-mail support@openprovider.com within 24 hrs after delete to try to undelete the domain (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.
    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: 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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