.to

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

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • after initiating a transfer via RCP send the domain's customer NIC handle and password to Openprovider support
  • upon successfully transferring a .to domain, it is automatically renewed for two years
  • didn't receive the code? Send an email to support@openprovider.com
Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer restarts
Average transfer time max 19 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .to domains is available.

After initiating outgoing transfer send an email to Openprovider support to halt billing operations for the domain.

NB! Billing will not pause unless Openprovider is contacted.

Owner change (trade)

  • trade is processed manually by Openprovider support
  • comes with additional costs
  • extends registration period for 24 months

Other update

Delete

  • deletion is processed realtime

Restore / reactivate

Registry
  • Registry: tonic
  • Registry whois: whois.internic.net
  • Registry web based whois:
  • Registry zonefile updates: Real-Time
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • Registration period: 2, 3, 5, 10, 25 year
  • 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.
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
Policies
  • Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy: http://www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/rules
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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