Assigning: .COLOGNE domains are open to everyone Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and also at the third and fourth place), the characters “ß”, “ä”, “ö” or “ü” will not be considered equivalent to “ss”, “ae”, “oe” or “ue”. IDN (accented domain names): yes, German IDNs are supported Registration period: 1 to 10 years Third-level domains: no Private domain registration: no
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date Disputes: UDRP and URS 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, will not expire in less than 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year. Change of Ownership: available on our interface Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Gandi provides you with special rates depending on the total volume of purchases that you have made with us over the past 12 months. For example:
If you manage 40 domains or less (at $15 USD each), our A rates apply, and include Gandi's full range of services
For resellers or key clients with over 40 domains, B through E rates are available, depending on the volume of your purchase. These rates may save you up to 50% off our normal rates (example: $8.80 per year for a .com at E rates).
If you have more questions about our rates and billing options, please check our documentation.