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

  • two or more nameservers or a nameserver group
  • registrant e-mail address verification applies
  • Registration is not realtime and can take upto 3 business days

A written confirmation from the domain owner is required to start the transfer.
This can be sent to support@openprovider.com

The registry will check the information and then initiate the transfer.

Authorization code required no
Method of confirmation forms
Registration period after transfer extends
Average transfer time unknown
Advanced and simple transfers available Contact our Sales department to check if easy transfer of 100 or more .mp domains is available.
  • requested via RCP or API
  • not realtime, can take upto 2 days.


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.


Manual process, can be requested by sending an email to support@openprovider.com

Restore / reactivate

Manual process, can be requested by sending an email to support@openprovider.com

Technical information
  • DNSSEC support: yes
  • Min: 4
  • Max: 63
  • Alphanumeric and a hyphen except in the first or last position
  • IDN: Yes, see supported languages
  • Registration period: 1-10 years
  • 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: 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://get.mp/docs
  • http://get.mp/site/page/view/udrp.dispute-resolution-policy
  • Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy: http://www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/rules
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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