.IO Domain Names

Create or transfer your .io from $35.00
  • Registry

    NIC IO

  • Technical provider


  • Origin

    British Indian Ocean Territory

  • Creation date


  • Description

    .IO is the official ccTLD of British Indian Ocean Territory

  • Whois

    see https://www.nic.io

    (updated in real time)

.IO domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by NIC IO since April 2012
Price: see the .IO price list

Terms and Conditions

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
Registration period5 years max. Register a .io
Renewal period5 years max. Renew a .io
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .io
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .io

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 2 years $35.00
Registration price/year 5 years $35.00
Renew price/year 1 to 2 years $35.00
Renew price/year 5 years $35.00
Transfer 1 year $32.00
Owner change 1 to 10 years $7.50
Restore (more info) 1 year $117.00