.NAME Domain Names

.NAME
Create or transfer your .name from $15.60
  • Registry

    VeriSign

  • Origin

    International

  • Date of creation

    2001

  • Description

    the .NAME TLD is intended for use by individuals who want to have a domain name connected to their last name

  • Whois

    https://whoisbeta.gnr.com/

    (updated continuously)


.NAME with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by VeriSign since September 2001
Number of domains managed by Gandi: over 3 000 .NAME as September 1st, 2010
Price: see .NAME price list

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .NAME domains are open to everyone, but the domain must correspond to a personal or pen name for which you have the right (see our contract for more detail)
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: no
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service Email forwarding: Gandi does not provide the email forwarding of the Registry for 3rd-level domains (ex: firstname.lastname.name). In order to have an address like name@lastname.name at Gandi, you need to register a second-level .name domain (ex: lastname.name)

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP
Change of Registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days.
Change of owner: available on our interface
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .name
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .name
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .name
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .name

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 $15.60
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $15.60
Transfer 1 year $15.60
Owner change 1 to 10 years $7.50
Restore (more info) 1 year $65.60
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