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.vc

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .vc domain names.
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You can register a .vc domain through our API or control panel. This registration is real time and requires the following information:
  • the domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, etc.)
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
A transfer can be requested using the authorization code.
A signed request from the owner is required before initiating a transfer.
It takes 5-10 days before it is successfully transfered. During this period the current registrar can object against the transfer.

Additional notes on a .vc transfer

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Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode,forms
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time 5-10 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .vc domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

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

Other update

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

Delete

A domain can be set to not renew at the end of the current period.

Restore / reactivate

A domain can be restored using a restore domain command at the supplier. The domain can be renewed for 30 days after expiring.
Registry
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .com.vc, .net.vc, .org.vc
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Min: 2
  • Max: 63
  • Alphanumeric and a hyphen except in the first or last position
  • IDN: 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: 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? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • The Domain(s) can be registered without further limitations.
Policies
  • Rules: http://www.afilias-grs.info/vc-st-vincent-and-grenadines
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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