.tel Domain Names

Registry: Telnic.org
Origin: International
Date of creation: 2008

Description: NOTE the .TEL sTLD is not like the other TLD. It does not allow you to point it to a website. Please read carefully our sales contract pertaining to .TEL domains

Whois: see http://whois.nic.tel/ (updated in real time)


.TEL domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Telnic since September 2008.
Price: see the .TEL price list
Associated Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Assigning: .TEL domains can be registered by everyone.
Syntax: the domain namemust be between 3 and 63 alphanumeric characters (but not solely digits) or a hyphen (except in the first or last position).
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: from 1 to 10 years maximum
Third-level domain: no
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status and is older than 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail).
Change of Ownership: the process is started on our interface, then please contact our customer service department
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days; see this table

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