.blue Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 24.49 USD
  • Renewal 29.49 USD
  • Transfer 21.99 USD / Transfer in your .blue
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Privacy Protection Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .blue domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .blue? Yes
  • Are some .blue domain names restricted? Yes

    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.

  • Private Registration service available? Yes
  • .blue Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .blue domain names?
.blue domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .blue domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .blue during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .blue domain names?
.blue 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- -cd.blue); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.blue).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .blue domain?
DNSSEC is available for .blue domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .blue domain names against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. DNSSEC can be configured in your domain name's DNS panel.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .blue?
Trustee Service is not available for .blue extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .blue domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .blue requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .blue registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .blue domain.
What is the grace period for .blue domain name?
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. It is 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.
Who is the registry that manages .blue domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .blue Top Level Domain is Identity Digital. You may visit them at https://identity.digital/.
  • Registry Identity Digital
  • .blue Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Afilias plc
    4th Floor, International House, 3 Harbourmaster Pl
    IFSC
    Dublin 1
    Ireland
  • Administrative Contact
    Senior Vice President
    Afilias
    300 Welsh Road
    Building 3, Suite 105
    Horsham, PA 19044
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 215.706.5700
    Fax: +1 215.706.5701
  • Technical Contact
    Senior Director, DNS Infrastructure Group
    Afilias
    300 Welsh Road
    Building 3, Suite 105
    Horsham, PA 19044
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 215.706.5700
    Fax: +1 215.706.5701
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    b0.nic.blue 65.22.29.9
    2a01:8840:1f:0:0:0:0:9
    a2.nic.blue 65.22.31.9
    2a01:8840:21:0:0:0:0:9
    c0.nic.blue 65.22.30.9
    2a01:8840:20:0:0:0:0:9
    a0.nic.blue 65.22.28.9
    2a01:8840:1e:0:0:0:0:9