This article describes the procedures and requirements of .com.ar domain names.
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  • Registration process can take 10 - 20 days to complete
  • Transfers processed manually - submit a ticket to Openprovider support containing domain names, nameservers and handles
  • Transfer procedure varies depending on current domain registrar. Necessary steps to complete the transfer are communicated on case-by-case basis
Authorization code required no
Method of confirmation
Registration period after transfer restarts
Average transfer time 3 -7 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .com.ar domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

  • Registration period - extends for 1 year
  • Confirmation email sent to domain owner

Other update

  • Requested via RCP or API
  • Process can take several hours to take effect


  • Deletion - can't be requested explicitly. Domain can only expire. Autorenewal setting must be disabled for domains scheduled for deletion

Restore / reactivate

  • Restoration requests - processed manually. Can be requested via ticket to Openprovider support
Domain lifecycle
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .net.ar
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 4 characters
  • Maximum length: 19 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: n/a
  • Registration period: 1 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.
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? yes
  • Local activity required? yes
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • Local address of the domain owner is required.
  • Trustee services are necessary
  • and are subject to additional costs per period on top of renewal costs.
  • http://www.nic.ar/
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:

Due to the regular changes in registry rules and configuration or missing information from registry side, and despite our effort to keep our knowledge base up-to-date, information in the knowledge base may be outdated or incorrect. If you encounter some issue, please report it through the "HotJar" feedback collector on the bottom right, or (if it is blocked by your browser) by clicking the "Submit a request" link below. No rights can be derived from the information in this knowledge base. If there is discrepancy between the knowledge base and the process in Openprovider, the process in Openprovider is leading.

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