.IO regulations summary:
Annual domain fee: USD 250.00
DNS Service/Web forwarding is included, free of charge.
Frequently Asked Questions for .IO domain names and British Indian Ocean Terr.
Is local company in British Indian Ocean Terr. required?
No, it is not required to have a local company in British Indian Ocean Terr., in order to register a .IO domain name.
Is local admin contact in British Indian Ocean Terr. required?
No, a local administrative contact in British Indian Ocean Terr. is not required in order to register .IO domain names.
Are trademarks usable in British Indian Ocean Terr.?
Unfortunately, neither a trademark application or registration in British Indian Ocean Terr. or elsewhere will give specific access to register .IO domains.
Is Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) available?
It is not possible to register .IO IDN domain names with non-ASCII characters.
Are generic domains allowed for .IO?
There are some restrictions on the type of domain names allowed in British Indian Ocean Terr.. Please contact us beforehand, if you are planning to apply for a generic type .IO domain.
How much time does it take to register .IO domain name?
Usually, it takes 7 day/s to register a .IO domain name in British Indian Ocean Terr.. We will file the application as soon as possible. However, we cannot provide guarantees as we have no influence on the speed of the British Indian Ocean Terr. domain authority once the application has been filed.
What is the minimum of characters allowed for .IO domains?
It is not possible to apply for .IO domain names with less than 3 characters.
What is the maximum of characters allowed for .IO domains?
It is not possible to apply for .IO domain names with more than 63 characters.
Can I register more than one British Indian Ocean Terr. domain name?
Applicants may register an unlimited amount of British Indian Ocean Terr. .IO 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