.FO regulations summary:
No restrictions. However, there is a 30 day grace period, during which other parties may opt to oppose the registration.
Registration fee: USD 0.00
Annual domain fee: USD 300.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
.FO full regulations:
Unrestricted TLD. The .FO domain application will be posted publicly, allowing third parties to oppose the registration. If after 30 days, no complaints have been filed, the domain will be registered and activated.
Holders of trademarks valid on the Faroe Islands, in effect Danish trademarks, can bypass this and get their .FO domain registered within 7 days. Most often domains will be processed sooner than that, but its a manual process, so they only guarantee 7 days. We will of course file the .FO domain application immediately.
Is local company in Faroe Islands required?
No, it is not required to have a local company in Faroe Islands, in order to register a .FO domain name.
Is local admin contact in Faroe Islands required?
No, a local administrative contact in Faroe Islands is not required in order to register .FO domain names.
Are trademarks usable in Faroe Islands?
Trademark owners holding trademark valid in Denmark and thus the Faroe Islands can get their matching .FO domain registered within 7 days. All other applicants must wait 30 days, during which third parties may oppose the domain registration. The Faroe Islands is a part of the Kingdom of Denmark, which is why Danish trademarks apply for registration of .FO domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .FO IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .FO?
No restrictions, but in general the Faroe Islands registry might have a list of geographic, political and other names which are blocked/reserved and therefore cannot be registered.
How much time does it take to register .FO domain name?
Usually, it takes 30 day/s to register a .FO domain name in Faroe Islands. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the Faroe Islands domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .FO domains?
You are allowed to apply for .FO domain names with the minimum amount of 1 character.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .FO domains?
It is not possible to apply for .FO domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one Faroe Islands domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of Faroe Islands .FO domain names.
How to transfer domains to Web Solutions?
- Enter the domains you wish to have transferred to Web Solutions into the box
- Fill in your name and email address
- Press Confirm. A person from Web Solutions Support will contact you, in order to process the transfer request
- If you have Auth. Codes ready, include these. If not, you can send them later
- If possible and relevant, please unlock the domains, so they are ready for transfer