.gent Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 36.99 USD
  • Renewal 44.99 USD
  • Transfer 36.99 USD / Transfer in your .gent
  • 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 .gent domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .gent? Yes
  • Are some .gent 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
  • .gent Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .gent domain names?
.gent domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .gent domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .gent during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .gent domain names?
.gent 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.gent); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.gent).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .gent domain?
DNSSEC is available for .gent domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .gent 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 .gent?
Trustee Service is not available for .gent extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .gent domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .gent requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .gent registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .gent domain.
What is the grace period for .gent 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 .gent domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .gent Top Level Domain is Combell. You may visit them at https://nic.gent/.
  • Registry Combell
  • .gent Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Combell nv
    Skaldenstraat 121
    9042 GENT
    Belgium
  • Administrative Contact
    Jimmy Cappaert
    Combell nv
    Skaldenstraat 121
    9042 GENT
    Belgium
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +3292187979
    Fax: +3292187978
  • Technical Contact
    CTO
    CentralNic
    35-39 Moorgate
    London EC2R 6AR
    United Kingdom
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +44.2033880600
    Fax: +44.2033880601
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    c.nic.gent 212.18.248.89
    2a04:2b00:13ee:0:0:0:0:89
    a.nic.gent 194.169.218.89
    2001:67c:13cc:0:0:0:1:89
    d.nic.gent 212.18.249.89
    2a04:2b00:13ff:0:0:0:0:89
    b.nic.gent 185.24.64.89
    2a04:2b00:13cc:0:0:0:1:89