This article describes the procedures and requirements of .hm domain names.
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You can register a .hm domain through our API or control panel. This registration request processed in a realtime and requires the following information:
  • the domain's contact handles (owner, administrative, technical)
  • and two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
Please note registration may take up to 14 days to complete but usually process takes three working days.
Transfer procedure can take several days to compele.
Do you have any problems transferring your domain? Please take a look at this extended article for possible solutions.
Authorization code required no
Method of confirmation authcode,email
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time Max 14 days
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .hm domains is available.

Owner change (trade)

A change of ownership for a .hm domain name can be done by replacing the owner contact in the control panel. After saving the changes the change is processed in a few hours.

Other update

A change of contact details (administrative and technical contacts) or nameservers can be done by updating the associated handles or nameservers in the control panel. After saving the changes, the domain name updates can take up to 24 hrs.
If you want to update owner contact, use trade command.

If as part of the update the domain owner's e-mail address changes, we're obliged to start a contact verification process if this new e-mail address was not verified before. Failure to respond to this e-mail may lead to suspension of any domain name with this same e-mail address in the owner contact.


A delete of a domain is realtime.
After a delete, the domain will be remove from registry in a few days.
If a domain expires (not renewed in time), Openprovider will delete domain at the registry.
No quarantine periods are provided for .hm.

Restore / reactivate

A domain name can not be restored.
Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: yes
  • Min: 3
  • Max: 63
  • Alphanumeric and a hyphen except in the first or last position
  • 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.
    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? no
  • Local activity required? no
  • Correct nameserver configuration required? no
  • The Domain(s) can be registered without further limitations.
  • http://www.registry.hm/HR_conditions.php
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:

Due to the regular changes in registry rules and configuration or missing information from registry side, and despite our effort to keep our knowledge base up-to-date, information in the knowledge base may be outdated or incorrect. If you encounter some issue, please report it through the "HotJar" feedback collector on the bottom right, or (if it is blocked by your browser) by clicking the "Submit a request" link below. No rights can be derived from the information in this knowledge base. If there is discrepancy between the knowledge base and the process in Openprovider, the process in Openprovider is leading.

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