This article describes the procedures and requirements of .com.sg domain names.
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A registration can be requested through our control panel. Be sure to include the domain holder's company registration number (or passport number in case of a private individual) in the contact details.
To transfer a .sg domain name you will need an authorization code. This code can be requested at your current registrar.
After the transfer started there is a 7 day waiting period before the transfer will finalize.
Authorization code required yes
Method of confirmation authcode
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time Max 7 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .com.sg domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

A domain can be traded by replacing the contact handles in our control panel.

Other update

An update can be done by modifying the information in a contact handle.


A domain can be deleted by either removing it manually or setting it to automatically expire at the end of the registration period.

Restore / reactivate

A domain can be reactivated by our support team. Please send this restore request to support@openprovider.com
  • Registry: SGNIC
  • Registry whois: whois.nic.sg
  • Registry web based whois: http://www.nic.net.sg/
  • Registry zonefile updates: Several times a day
Domain lifecycle
Technical information
  • Available second level domains: .com.sg, .net.sg
  • DNSSEC support: no
  • Minimum length: 3 characters
  • Maximum length: 63 characters
  • Allowed characters: a-z 0-9 -
  • IDN characters: no
  • Registration period: 1 – 2 years
  • Renewal date offset: 2 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.
  • Local presence required? yes
  • Does Openprovider provide local presence services? yes
  • Local activity required? yes
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? yes
  • Local address of the domain owner is required.
  • Local address of the domain administrator is required.
  • A copy of the commercial license (companies) or a copy of an Identity Card (individuals) is required.
  • Trustee services are possible.
  • Domains may not be registered for selling or trading the domain name
  • http://www.nic.net.sg/page/policies-and-agreements
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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