.cooking Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 45 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
  • Languages Supported French,  German,  Spanish, 
    .cooking domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
  • Are Individual .cooking domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .cooking? Yes
  • Are some .cooking 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
  • .cooking Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .cooking domain names?
.cooking domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .cooking domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .cooking during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .cooking domain names?
.cooking Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 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.cooking); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.cooking).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .cooking domain?
DNSSEC is available for .cooking domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .cooking 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 .cooking?
Trustee Service is not available for .cooking extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .cooking domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .cooking requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .cooking registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .cooking domain.
What is the grace period for .cooking 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. 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.
Who is the registry that manages .cooking domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .cooking Top Level Domain is GoDaddy Registry. You may visit them at https://registry.godaddy/.
  • Registry GoDaddy Registry
  • .cooking Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Minds + Machines Group Limited
    Craigmuir Chambers, Road Town Tortola VG 1110
    Virgin Islands, British
  • Administrative Contact
    Admin Contact
    Minds + Machines Ltd
    32 Nassau St, Dublin 2
    Ireland
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1-877-734-4783
  • Technical Contact
    TLD Registry Services Technical
    Nominet
    Minerva House,
    Edmund Halley Road,
    Oxford Science Park,
    Oxford,
    OX4 4DQ
    United Kingdom
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +44.1865332211
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    dnsa.nic.cooking 156.154.100.3
    2001:502:ad09:0:0:0:0:3
    dns3.nic.cooking 213.248.221.19
    2a01:618:405:0:0:0:0:19
    dns2.nic.cooking 103.49.81.19
    2401:fd80:401:0:0:0:0:19
    dns1.nic.cooking 213.248.217.19
    2a01:618:401:0:0:0:0:19
    dnsb.nic.cooking 156.154.101.3
    dns4.nic.cooking 43.230.49.19
    2401:fd80:405:0:0:0:0:19
    dnsd.nic.cooking 156.154.103.3
    dnsc.nic.cooking 156.154.102.3