.date Domain Name Information

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  • Registration On Sale 5.99 USD / normally 35.99 USD
  • Renewal 42.99 USD
  • Transfer 5.99 USD / Transfer in your .date
  • 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 .date domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .date? Yes
  • Are some .date 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
  • .date Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .date domain names?
.date domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .date domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .date during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .date domain names?
.date 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.date); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.date).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .date domain?
DNSSEC is available for .date domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .date 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 .date?
Trustee Service is not available for .date extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .date domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .date requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .date registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .date domain.
What is the grace period for .date 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 .date domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .date Top Level Domain is Global Registry Services Limited. You may visit them at http://nic.date/.
  • Registry Global Registry Services Limited
  • .date Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    dot Date Limited
    2nd Floor Leisure Island Business Centre, Ocean Village, Gibraltar, GX11 1AA
  • Administrative Contact
    Edgar Charles Andrew Lavarello
    Pricewaterhousecoopers Ltd.
    327 Main Street
    GX11 1AA
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +350 200 73520
  • Technical Contact
    Neustar, Inc.
    21575 Ridgetop Circle
    Sterling, VA 20166
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 844-677-2878
    Fax: +1 571-434-5401
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