Is local company in E-commerce & Consumer Niche required?
A local company is not required for registration of .DIRECT domains.
Is local admin contact in E-commerce & Consumer Niche required?
A local administrative contact is not required for registration of .DIRECT domains.
Are trademarks usable in E-commerce & Consumer Niche?
No trademark is required in order to register a .DIRECT domain. Trademark holders who wish to protect their intellectual property during and after the launch of new gTLDs should consider registering their trademark(s) with the Trademark Clearinghouse. The service includes preventive warning notices to would-be violators of your trademark, notification of violations as well as access to early bird Sunrise registration ahead of other registrants. For more information please see Trademark Clearinghouse Managed Submission
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
IDN characters available in Spanish and French
Are generic domains allowed for .DIRECT?
There are no limitations for generic domain names with .DIRECT. However, the .DIRECT registry has a short list of premium, reserved and banned names which can not be registered at the moment.
Is the .DIRECT domain price guaranteed?
So long as the domain name is a normal .DIRECT, then the price will not change. However, the .DIRECT registry has a short list of Premium names at a higher price. Please see other FAQ item regarding Premium names.
What is a Premium .DIRECT name?
The .DIRECT registry has a short list of Premium names registered at a substantially higher annual fee level. These are typically short and well known dictionary words, well known company names, 1-2-3 letter words and numbers etc.. At the moment we are not able to live-check for such Premium classification. We therefore ask you to either contact us beforehand at Contact us
, or file the application, whereafter we will check for its status before continuing. Should the domain prove to have a higher price level, we will inform you whereafter you can either go ahead with the new price level or cancel your application at no cost.
How much time does it take to register .DIRECT domain name?
Usually, it takes 0 day/s to register a .DIRECT domain name in E-commerce & Consumer Niche. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the E-commerce & Consumer Niche domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .DIRECT domains?
You are allowed to apply for .DIRECT domain names with the minimum amount of 1 character.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .DIRECT domains?
It is not possible to apply for .DIRECT domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one E-commerce & Consumer Niche domain name?
Registration of multiple .DIRECT names is allowed. There are no limitations.
Do I have to configure my DNS?
There is no need to configure your Domain Name Server in advance for .DIRECT domain name.