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.sk

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .sk domain names.
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A .sk domainname can be registered through the control panel for a period up to 10 years.
Registrants from countries of EU, EEC or EEA are eligible to register.
All other registrant can use the Trustee Service. This will automatically be used when the registrant is not from the EU, EEC or EEA.
To transfer a .sk domain name please make sure to first get the authorisation code from the current registrar. Using this code you can request the transfer through our website.
The current registrar then has 5 days to object against the transfer. If no objection or approval is given the transfer will complete automatically.
Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time max 14 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .sk domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

A change of ownership can be done by replacing the owner contact in the control panel. After saving the changes the change is processed realtime.

Other update

A change of contactdetails can be done by updating the associated handles in the control panel. After saving the changes the domainname will be updated realtime.

Delete

.SK domains can be deleted online through the WebInterface or with the corresponding API command.

Restore / reactivate

A delete is realtime. After a delete the domain will be in quarantine status for 45 days. During this period the domain can be reactivated.
Registry
  • Registry: SK NIC
  • Registry whois: whois.sk-nic.sk
  • Registry web based whois: https://www.sk-nic.sk/
  • Registry zonefile updates: Every 2 hours
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 2 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: no
  • Registration period: 1 year
  • Renewal date offset: 8 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.
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? yes
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • No special restrictions
  • Registrants from countries of EU, EEC or EEA are eligible to register.
  • All other registrant can use the Trustee Service. This will automatically be used when the registrant is not from the EU, EEC or EEA.
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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