This article describes the procedures and requirements of .tw domain names.
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You can register a .tw domain through our API or control panel. This registration is real time and requires the following information:
- the domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, etc.)
- two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
- The company/organization and the Unified Business Number have to be inserted in the contact organization value in the following way:
<Unified Business Number>::<Organization Name> for example 17597502::ABC Company.
- This number is only required if the owner is a company/organization. For registrations with natural persons as owner, the extension is not mandatory.
A transfer can be requested using the authorization code. The domain holder will have to confirm the transfer by clicking a link in an e-mail.
|Authorization code required||yes|
|Method of confirmation||authcode,forms|
|Registration period after transfer||extends|
|Average transfer time||5-10 days|
|Advanced and simple transfers available||Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .tw domains is available.|
Owner change (trade)
An owner change can be performed by updating the owner handle of the domain. This change is processed realtime. The whois will take 6 hours to update.
An contact update can be performed by updating the handle of the domain. This change is processed realtime. The whois will take 6 hours to update.
A domain can be set to not renew at the end of the current period.
Restore / reactivate
It is not possible to reactivate deleted domains there is no quarantine period.
|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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