.icu Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 16.99 USD
  • Renewal 21.49 USD
  • Transfer 16.99 USD / Transfer in your .icu
  • 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 .icu domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .icu? Yes
  • Are some .icu 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
  • .icu Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .icu domain names?
.icu domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .icu domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .icu during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .icu domain names?
.icu Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 2 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.icu); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.icu).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .icu domain?
DNSSEC is available for .icu domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .icu 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 .icu?
Trustee Service is not available for .icu extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .icu domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .icu requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .icu registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .icu domain.
What is the grace period for .icu 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 .icu domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .icu Top Level Domain is ShortDot. You may visit them at https://shortdot.bond/domain-extensions/.
  • Registry ShortDot
  • .icu Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Shortdot SA
    29 Boulevard de la Grande-Duchesse Charlotte
    L-1331 Luxembourg
    Luxembourg
  • Administrative Contact
    Lars Jensen
    Shortdot SA
    29 Boulevard de la Grande-Duchesse Charlotte
    L-1331 Luxembourg
    Luxembourg
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +352621811103
    Fax: +35227862529
  • 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)
    d.nic.icu 212.18.249.108
    2a04:2b00:13ff:0:0:0:0:108
    a.nic.icu 194.169.218.108
    2001:67c:13cc:0:0:0:1:108
    b.nic.icu 185.24.64.108
    2a04:2b00:13cc:0:0:0:1:108
    c.nic.icu 212.18.248.108
    2a04:2b00:13ee:0:0:0:0:108