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.md

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .md domain names.
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The registration can be done via the control panel. After registration, the domain will be "reserved" by the registry for a period of 3 days. After those 3 days, the domain will start to resolve.
A written confirmation from the domain owner via email of fax is required. An informal writing in English with a valid signature will suffice. Please contact our support department to start the transfer process for you.
Authorization code required no
Method of confirmation forms
Registration period after transfer restarts
Average transfer time 14
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .md domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

For changing the domain contacts, a special realtime code is required. Please contact our support department before starting a domain contact update. The following procedure will be followed:

  • Ensure that the registrant's e-mail address is working and someone is reading it
  • Send us the details of the required change
  • We will schedule a date and time with you to process the change; at this date and time, both we, you and the domain holder should be available by phone
  • At the chosen date/time, we will initiate the change
  • The registry will send a unique, one-time code to the registrant
  • We must get this code from the registrant within 5 minutes
  • We provide the code to the registry again
  • If the code is correct, the change can be completed

Other update

For changing the domain contacts, a special realtime code is required. Please contact our support department before starting a domain contact update. The following procedure will be followed:

  • Ensure that the registrant's e-mail address is working and someone is reading it
  • Send us the details of the required change
  • We will schedule a date and time with you to process the change; at this date and time, both we, you and the domain holder should be available by phone
  • At the chosen date/time, we will initiate the change
  • The registry will send a unique, one-time code to the registrant
  • We must get this code from the registrant within 5 minutes
  • We provide the code to the registry again
  • If the code is correct, the change can be completed

Delete

 

Restore / reactivate

 
Registry
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: yes
  • Registration period: 1-5 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: 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? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • A domain name can be registered by any natural or legal person.
  • The registry may reject domain names of bad taste, incorporating foul languages, domains with obscene or pornographic words or domain names with otherwise offending character.
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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