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.in

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .in domain names.
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Successful domain registration requires:

  • the domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, etc.)
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

You can start the .cloud main transfer through our API or RCP.
This transfer requires the following information:

  • an authorization code that you need to request at your current provider.
  • the domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, etc.)
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

Wait 60 days to be able to transfer the domain after registration.

Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time Max 10 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .in domains is available.

Outgoing transfer requires the following information:

 

  • an authorization code

Owner change (trade)

The ownership change is done by replacing the owner's contact in RCP or via API.
Both the previous and the new registrant will receive an e-mail.

Other update

Domain attributes update - via RCP/API, real-time

Delete

Delete is realtime.

Restore / reactivate

Reactivation is possible via RCP/API within 72 days after delete.
Within 44 days after expiration billed as renewal, after - as a restore.

Registry
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .co.in, .firm.in, .gen.in, .ind.in, .net.in, .org.in
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: no
  • Registration period: 1-10 years
  • Renewal date offset: 0 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: 44 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: 28 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? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • The Domain(s) can be registered without further limitations.
Policies
  • Policies: http://www.inregistry.in/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:
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