This article describes the procedures and requirements of .ml domain names.
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Successful domain registration via RCP or API requires:

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

Premium domains have a higher registration and renewal price.
Reseller will be notified about the exact domain price after requesting.

Not real-time - normal registration take 1 day, premium registrations can take up to 10 days.

Successful domain transfer via RCP or API requires:

  • authorisation code
  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group

Additional notes on a .ml transfer

Transfer is manually processed

Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer unchanged
Average transfer time average 5 till 10 da
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .ml domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

  • requested via RCP or API

Other update

  • Requested via RCP or API
  • Nameservers update is non-realtime.
  • In some cases update can take up to a few days.


Explicit delete

  • Requested via RCP or API
  • processed realtime


In case the domain expires (not renewed in time);

  • will not be deleted directly at the registry

Restore / reactivate

  • restore / reactivation supported via RCP or API
  • quarantine period can be found under
    Detailed extension information > Technical information > Quarantine period


Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: no
  • Registration period: 1
  • 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.
    Note that the dates as shown in your Openprovider account are always leading, even if they do not match the renewal date offset mentioned here.
  • Soft quarantine period: 28 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.
  • Local presence required? no
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • This extension doesn't have any residency requirements.
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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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