This article describes the procedures and requirements of .dj domain names.
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A new registration can be done through the control panel.
The registration is not realtime and can take up to 7 working days.

The registry has marked some domain names as being reserved (e.g. very generic names) - it is not possible to register such a reserved domain name unfortunately.
The transfer is not an automated process.

Please contact support@openprovider.com with the details in order to initiate the transfer process.
Authorization code required no
Method of confirmation email
Registration period after transfer unchanged
Average transfer time Unknown
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .dj domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

Trade is not supported for this TLD

Other update

Root zone will be updated every 48 hours


Restore / reactivate

Restore is not offered by this TLD
  • Registry: Djibouti Telecom S.A
  • Registry whois:
  • Registry web based whois:
  • Registry zonefile updates: Every 2 days (48 hours)
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: Yes
  • DNSSEC: No
  • Whois Privacy Protection: No
  • Premium Domains: No
  • Registration period: 1 year
  • 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.
    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: 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.
  • 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.
  • The registry has marked some domain names as being reserved (e.g. very generic names) - it is not possible to register such a reserved domain name unfortunately.
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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