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.do

This article describes the procedures and requirements of .do domain names.
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The registration of a .do domain can take up to 5 days to be processed at the registry.
To transfer a .do domain name please make sure to first get the authorisation code from the current registrar. After you request the transfer an e-mail will be sent to the domain holder to confirm the transfer of the domain. The transfer has to be confirmed within 10 days.

Additional notes on a .do transfer

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

Owner change (trade)

For the change of registrant special documents are required.

In case of a natural person
- Original letter requesting the holder's change, indicating the information to modify, signed by the domain name holder.
- Copy of official personal identification document with photography of the domain name holder

In case of a legal person
- Letter in original requesting the holder's change, indicating the information to modify, signed by the legal representative of the domain name holder.
- Copy of official personal identification document with photography of the legal representative of the domain name holder.
- Certification of the registration of the trade name

NIC.DO may request additional documentation if considering it to be necessary. The required documents have to be provided to our support team.

Other update

A contact or nameserver update can be performed by updating the domain in your panel. This change is processed manually by our support team and may take up to 24 hours.

Delete

 

Restore / reactivate

 
Registry
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .com.do, .net.do, .org.do
  • 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: 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.
Restrictions
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? n/a
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • Nameservers must be configured and return an authoritative answer before the domain is requested.
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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