.lv Domain Names

.lv
Registry: NIC.lv (University of Latvia)
Origin: Latvia
Date of creation: 1995

Description: .LV is the official ccTLD of Latvia

Whois: http://www.nic.lv/whois
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Rules

.LV domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Nic.lv since July 2011
Price: see the .LV price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .LV domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): no (not managed by Gandi)
Registration period: 1 year
Subdomains: yes (com.lv, net.lv, org.lv)
Private domain registration: the Registry does not publish the name of individuals

Procedures

Registration: please indicate:
- for legal persons your company registration number
- for Latvian residents your person code
Renewal: no later than 2 days before the expiration date
Disputes: the Registry does not have any particular dispute resolution policy in place
Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), that your domain name will not expire in less than 35 days and that it was created at least 60 days prior to the request. The transfer must be confirmed by email. The transfer of a .LV domain name does not change the domain's expiration date
Change of Ownership: requires Gandi's owner change form and accompanying proofs of ID. The owner change of a .LV domain name does not change the domain's expiration date
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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