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

  • All used handles must include a VAT number (You can add the VAT Number or the personal ID)
  • Local presence required - local presence service available
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

Successful domain transfer requires:

  • an authorisation code
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • Documents needs to be send to support department:
    • For private individual
      • Copy Passport
    • For companies
      • Company registration document

After initiating the transfer please send the Company Registration certificate for companies and/or Passport for Individuals to our support team. Be aware: an ownerchange is not possible during the transfer. It has to be requested after the transfer is finished.

Additional notes on a .rs transfer


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

The transfercode can only be sent to the registrant. This is a manual process. Please contact our support team at support@openprovider.com if you want us to request this at the registry.

Owner change (trade)

A change of ownership can be done by replacing the registrant handle. After initiating the trade please send the Business Registration certificate for companies and/or Passport for Individuals (Copy) to our support team.

Other update

A change in the information of the domainname can be done by updating it in the control panel. These changes are processed real-time. A change in nameservers will also work immediately.


The deletion of the domain is realtime.

Restore / reactivate

Restore of .rs is not possible.

  • Registry: RNIDS
  • Registry whois: https://www.rnids.rs/en/whois
  • Registry web based whois: https://www.rnids.rs/en/
  • Registry zonefile updates: Realtime
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .co.rs
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: yes:
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD.
  • Registration period: 1 – 10 years
  • Renewal date offset: 35 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.
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? yes
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • Tax number (individual) or VAT number (company) required.
  • Local domain administrator (AdminC) required.
  • Local presence service is available.
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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