.gdn Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 15.99 USD
  • Renewal 21.99 USD
  • Transfer 15.99 USD / Transfer in your .gdn
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register 48 Hours
  • Type gTLD
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .gdn domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .gdn? Yes
  • Are some .gdn 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? No
  • .gdn Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .gdn domain names?
.gdn domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .gdn domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .gdn during general availability is 48 Hours.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .gdn domain names?
.gdn Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 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.gdn); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.gdn).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .gdn domain?
DNSSEC is available for .gdn domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .gdn 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 .gdn?
Trustee Service is not available for .gdn extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .gdn domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .gdn requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .gdn registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .gdn domain zone does not provide means to hide the information of the domain owner. All or partial information (name, address, email, etc.) may be displayed in WHOIS.
What is the grace period for .gdn 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.
Who is the registry that manages .gdn domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .gdn Top Level Domain is GDN Registry. You may visit them at http://www.nic.gdn/.
  • Registry GDN Registry
  • .gdn Registry logo
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Joint Stock Company "Navigation-information systems"
    Building 14th, Office # 107
    Dubai Internet City,
    P.O. Box 111230,
    Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
  • Administrative Contact
    Muhammad Kausar Saleem
    GDN Registry FZ LLC
    Building 14th, Office # 107
    Dubai Internet City,
    P.O. Box 111230,
    Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +14169980932
  • Technical Contact
    Muhammad Kausar Saleem
    GDN Registry FZ LLC
    Building 14th, Office # 107
    Dubai Internet City,
    P.O. Box 111230,
    Dubai
    United Arab Emirates
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +14169980932
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    ns1.nic.gdn 194.0.25.18
    2001:678:20:0:0:0:0:18
    ns4.nic.gdn 194.0.24.11
    2001:678:24:0:0:0:0:11
    ns3.nic.gdn 194.0.26.11
    2001:67c:10e0:0:0:0:0:11