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What is a .archi domain?

From a first glance, the .ARCHI domain tells internet users who you are and what you do. Establishing an online presence is important now but it will be essential in the future. The .ARCHI domain is being enthusiastically adopted by architects and architecture firms. .ARCHI domain is a restricted domain, meaning only certain people and groups can register one. All .ARCHI domain users are verified, which tells the world and future clients searching online that you are a legal and certified professional and a credible resource online. .ARCHI domains are targeted, giving your brand an instant affiliation with architecture. The .ARCHI domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .ARCHI domain name is short, professional and memorable, helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. It's no doubt that someone searching online for architecture services is more likely to click on a link that has the .ARCHI keyword they were searching for in the domain name and as we know every click on organic search results means dollars saved in paid marketing - and that's a big win!

The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a preview of your brand before they even visit your website. Establish yourself as an industry leader and early adopter, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .ARCHI domain, the namespace dedicated to architecture.

How do I buy a .archi domain?

Looking to buy a .archi domain name? You've come to the right place! Starting Dot, the registry authorized to operate the .archi domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .archi domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .archi registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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How do I transfer a .archi domain?

Transferring your .archi domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .archi domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 73.49 USD / yr

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FAQs for .archi

.archi domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .archi during general availability is Instant.
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension. offers hosting and email service for .archi. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .archi requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. Its important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Starting Dot manages the registration of domain names with the .archi Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Starting Dot .

Domain Requirements for .archi

When you apply for a domain name you must establish that you are a participant in the architecture scene and have established rights to each name applied for.

Participation in the architecture scene is determined by the following criteria:
-Be an individual professional architect or an architecture firm registered as a member of a UIA Member Section; or
-Be an architecture-related organization (such as schools, museums, professional media, etc.) listed as defined by the APAC (.ARCHI Policy Advisory Committee).

Domains will be randomly checked for website content, etc; if eligibility is in doubt, the registry may put the domain name on hold and contact the registrant for additional proof.

Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

Intended for Architects and related firms
The list of prohibited names under the .archi gTLD includes, in particular: Abusive terms; Racist terms; Obscene terms; Terms relating to crime or offenses.

How do I renew a .archi domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .archi domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 99.99 USD / yr

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