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: 1 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.
  • 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:
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