.ie

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .ie domain names.
Click on the subject below to open the dropdown for more information.

Successful domain registration via RCP or API requires:

  • Two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • After the registration is requested a proof of business relationship is requested.
  • Commercial licence (companies) or copy of an Identity Card (individuals) is required.
  • Both documents need to be send to our support team at support@openprovider.com

 

NB: A proof of business relationship can be a business register extract for an office registered in Ireland, an invoice sent to an Irish customer or simply another .ie domain name of the same holder. Find a full overview of accepted proofs in section 3.1.3.1 of the Registrant Terms and Conditions.

Successful domain registration via RCP or API requires:

  • Two or more nameservers or a nameserver group.
  • Authorization code required.

 

NB: If the domain holder changes during the transfer, please send us a Chamber of Commerce document (KvK document) for this order to support@openprovider.com.

If the domain name will be different from the company name, a trademark will be required or the registrant may have a product with this name.

A written statement and explanation of this connection is also acceptable.

Please send these documents to our support team support@openprovider.com.

 

The authorization code can be obtained at the following link to the registrant. https://console.iedr.ie/index.php?r=authcodePortal/request



Additional notes on a .ie transfer

  • The authorisation code is valid for 14 days
Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer restarts
Average transfer time 72 hours
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .ie domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

The trade of a .ie domain need to be requested by email to support@openprovider.com.

  • Contact handle required.
  • Two or more namesevers required.

Other update

  • Requested via RCP or API
  • Processed realtime.
  • DNS update is not immediate, take up to 6-12 hours to complete.

 

 

NB: TLD is not 100% automated and NS update can take more time, which can also be more than 2 days. Please taking in mind weekends and public holidays.

If the system returns the follow error message, "Domain update failed: E0102, Domain could not be updated., Identical task is already being processed" error after NS update try, then please contact Openprovider support to complete request.

Delete

  • Requested via RCP or API
  • A signed fax (or email) on headed paper from the current Administrative Contact must be send to support@openprovider.com, confirming that they authorize the cancellation of the domain name.

Restore / reactivate

  • Restore / reactivation supported via RCP or API
  • After delete or suspension of the domain the domain will be restorable for 30 days.
  • After deletion the domain name is removed from the .IE database and becomes available to the general public for re-registration on a first come first served basis.
Registry
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 2 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: á, é, í, ó, ú
  • 2-letter domains should contain at least 1 number
  • Registration period: 1-10 years
  • 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? n/a
  • Local activity required? yes
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • Nameservers must be configured and return an authoritative answer before the domain is requested.
  • A copy of the commercial license (companies) or a copy of an Identity Card (individuals) is required.
  • Proof of a business relationship is required for example an invoice to a customer in this country.
Policies
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:
Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful