Assigning: .IO domains are open to everyone Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place) IDN (accented domain names): yes Registration period: 1 to 10 years Subdomains: not provided by Gandi Private domain registration: yes, with Gandi Whois privacy option
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date Disputes: Dispute resolution policy Transfer (change of Registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), that the domain was created at least 60 days prior to the request and it does not expire soon. The transfer must be confirmed by email and the registration period is extended by one year Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date remains unchanged 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.