After the registration request has been sent, a proof of business relationship is requested.
This can be a business register extract for an office registered in Ireland or an invoice sent to an Irish customer.

Also a commercial licence (companies) or a copy of an Identity Card (individuals) is required. Please send both documents to the support team at




The transfer can be requested with an authcode. If the domain holder changes during the transfer, please send us a Chamber of Commerce document (KvK document) for this order in order to perform the required change.

If the domainname will be different from the companyname, we would need a trademark or maybe the registrant has a product with this name.
Or write a statement and explain this connection.
Please send these to our support team.

To get the authorization code you can visit
From this page it will be sent to the registrant who can then use it to transfer the domain.




Transfer characteristics
Transfer authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer restarts
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.


Trade (owner change)


To trade a .ie domain name contact our support department.




An contact update can be performed by updating the handle of the domain. This change is processed realtime.




A domain can be deleted manually. A signed fax on headed paper from the current Administrative Contact must be submitted, stating that they authorize the cancellation of the domain name.


Restore (reactivation)


A deleted domain can be reactivated for 14 days.


TLD information


Detailed extension information
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 2 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: n/a
  • 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.
  • 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? 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 licence (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.
  • Registration policy: - Naming policy: - Dispute 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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