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.




To transfer a domain, the domain holder should request the authorization code at its current registrar.




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


Trade (owner change)









Restore (reactivation)



TLD information


Detailed extension information
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.
  • Local presence required? yes
  • 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.
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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