Attribution: .FR is open to individuals over 18 years old and organizations which reside in the European Economic Area or in Switzerland. We strongly suggest that organizations fill out the company identification fields (VAT number, SIREN, WALDEC, DUNS, etc.) as this will facilitate any verification that AFNIC might perform at a later date. The same eligibility conditions apply to the administrative contact Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphen (other than in the first or last place) IDN (accented domain names): yes Registration period: 1 to 10 years Subdomains: .gouv.fr. Some of the other former sub-domains have been dropped or assigned to different resellers Whois privacy: yes, provided by the Registry for natural persons
Reserved domain names: names and terms subject to additional particular conditions and to AFNIC prior review (Naming Charter Article 2.4): - domain names previously reserved or prohibited (list not exhaustive) open to applicants that justify a legitimate right and act in good faith - names beginning with "ville-", "mairie-", "agglo-", "cc-", "cg-", "cr-" subject to AFNIC naming conventions rules Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration; it is possible to renew up to 28 days following the expiration date Disputes: Dispute resolution policy, SYRELI Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not expire soon. A transfer usually takes 8 days (22 days if the losing registrar refuses the transfer request). The new expiration date of the domain name will be 1 year after the effective date of the transfer, to which will be added, if applicable, the additional years for which your domain name was registered (excluding the current year during the transfer). Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both current and new domain name owner. Expiration date remains unchanged Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see the 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.