.info Domain Names

.info .INFO
.INFO
Registry: Afilias
Origin: International
Date of creation: 2001

Description: the .INFO TLD is a generic TLD for “information”-related sites. It is used for all types of websites

Whois: http://www.afilias.info/whois_search/l
(updated in real time)

Rules

.INFO with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Afilias since September 2001
Number of domains registered by Gandi: over 26 000 .INFO as of September 1st 2010
Price: see .INFO price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .INFO domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: not managed by Gandi
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: no
Private domain registration: yes, with Gandi's optional whois privacy (only for natural persons)

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 30 days following the expiration date
Disputes: http://www.afilias.info/register/dispute_resolution/index_html
Change of Registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited." A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days
Change of Ownership: available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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