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This article describes the procedures and requirements of .to domain names.
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Registration takes 2 days and requires no additional data.
A transfer has to be requested through our control panel.
After the transfer has been initiated, please send the domain's customer NIC handle and password to our support team. Upon successfully transfering a .TO domain, it is automatically renewed for two years. The registration period starts from the beginning.

If you didn't receive the transfercode send an email to so we can provide you the transfercode.

Additional notes on a .to transfer

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.
Once the outgoing transfer is initiated from your side sent us an e-mail so we can stop the billing for this domain under your account. If there is no contact with us and the domain is transferred out without informing us the billing process will continue.

Owner change (trade)

An owner change (trade) is a manual action for .TO which brings additional costs with it. Prices can be found at: The domain will be extended for 24 months. For owner change requests send an email to and provide the new contact handle.

Other update


A delete is realtime.

Restore / reactivate

  • Registry: tonic
  • Registry whois:
  • 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: 60 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.
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • The Domain(s) can be registered without further limitations.
  • Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy:
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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