.ECO Domain Names

.ECO
Create or transfer your .eco from $80.37


.ECO domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Big Room Inc. since January 2017
Price: see the .ECO price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .ECO domains are open to persons that are committed to the environment
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability, 1 year during Sunrise and Landrush periods
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: yes, with Gandi's option Whois privacy

Procedures

Registration: All registered .ECO domain names will remain inactive until registrants affirm their eligibility when completing their Eco Profile. To do that the Registry will contact you after the registration of your domain name by email. You will have to complete the following steps to activate your domain name:
- affirm your eligibility (or the eligibility of the user of the website associated to the domain name),
- take a pledge to show your commitment to uphold the purpose and principles of the .ECO.
The eligibility conditions are the following:
- Eligibility through membership of the .ECO Organization: all .ECO registrants will be offered free membership in the .ECO Organization,
- Not-for-profit mission-based organizations that work for the good of the planet,
- Businesses committed to providing products and services that encourage positive environmental change,
- Government bodies that support sustainability through programs, infrastructure and funding amongst other policies and actions,
- People who participate in and support environmental change through membership, financial support or donating their time, as well environmental professionals who contribute to positive environmental change through their work,
- Farms and other producers of agricultural products that achieve European Union organic production and labeling standards.
.ECO registrants are required to display environmental community-related content on and use their .ECO domain names in a manner that supports environmental goals, values and interests.
To have more information regarding eligibility conditions, Eco Profile and conditions of use of .ECO domain names, please consult our .ECO special conditions available on our contract webpage: https://www.gandi.net/contracts
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS, UDRP and CEDR (section : Community Eligibility Dispute Resolution (“CEDR”))
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, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .eco
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .eco
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .eco
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .eco

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.

Search by currency and prices

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $80.37
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $80.37
Transfer 1 year $80.37
Owner change 1 year $6.60
Restore (more info) 1 year $139.77
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