.giving Domain Name Information

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  • 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 .giving domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .giving? Yes
  • Are some .giving domain names restricted? Yes

    In accordance with ICANN schedule of reserved names the following are restricted: “EXAMPLE” shall be reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which Registry Operator makes registrations.
    Two-character labels: All two-character labels shall be initially reserved. The reservation of a two character label string may be released to the extent that Registry Operator reaches agreement with the government and country-code manager. The Registry Operator may also propose release of these reservations based on its implementation of measures to avoid confusion with the corresponding country codes.
    Tagged Domain Names: Labels may only include hyphens in the third and fourth position if they represent valid internationalized domain names in their ASCII encoding (for example "xn--ndk061n").
    Second-Level Reservations for Registry Operations: The following names are reserved for use in connection with the operation of the registry for the TLD. Registry Operator may use them, but upon conclusion of Registry Operator's designation as operator of the registry for the TLD they shall be transferred as specified by ICANN: NIC, WWW, IRIS and WHOIS.
    Country and Territory Names: The country and territory names contained in the following internationally recognized lists shall be initially reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which the Registry Operator provides for registrations.

    Top Level Reserved Names: AFRINIC, IANA-SERVERS, NRO, ALAC, ICANN, RFC-EDITOR, APNIC, IESG, RIPE, ARIN, IETF, ROOT-SERVERS, ASO, INTERNIC, RSSAC, CCNSO, INVALID, SSAC, EXAMPLE, IRTF, TEST, GAC, ISTF, TLD, GNSO, LACNIC, WHOIS, GTLD-SERVERS, LOCAL, WWW, IAB, LOCALHOST, IANA, NIC, All International Olympic Committee names, All International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement names.

  • Private Registration service available? Yes
  • .giving Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .giving domain names?
.giving domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .giving domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .giving during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .giving domain names?
.giving 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.giving); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.giving).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .giving domain?
DNSSEC is available for .giving domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .giving 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 .giving?
Trustee Service is not available for .giving extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .giving domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .giving requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .giving registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .giving domain.
What is the grace period for .giving 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.
Who is the registry that manages .giving domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .giving Top Level Domain is Public Interest Registry. You may visit them at https://thenew.org/org-people/domain-products/.
  • Registry Public Interest Registry
  • .giving Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Giving Limited
    2nd Floor
    Blue Fin Building
    110 Southwark Street
    London
    SE1 0TA
    United Kingdom
  • Administrative Contact
    TLD Admin
    Giving Limited
    2nd Floor
    Blue Fin Building
    110 Southwark Street
    London
    SE1 0TA
    United Kingdom
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +442070670999
    Fax: +442070670901
  • Technical Contact
    TLD Admin
    Giving Limited
    2nd Floor
    Blue Fin Building
    110 Southwark Street
    London
    SE1 0TA
    United Kingdom
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +442070670999
    Fax: +442070670901
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    b.nic.giving 37.209.194.9
    2001:dcd:2:0:0:0:0:9
    a.nic.giving 37.209.192.9
    2001:dcd:1:0:0:0:0:9
    c.nic.giving 37.209.196.9
    2001:dcd:3:0:0:0:0:9
    d.nic.giving 37.209.198.9
    2001:dcd:4:0:0:0:0:9