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What is a .icu domain?

Wondering which domain extension is best for your creative needs? Whether you’re in the process of building a unique online presence or establishing your brand, .ICU could be the perfect fit for your needs: it’s short, it’s simple, and most importantly, it’s easy to remember.

.ICU, shorthand for "I See You" is currently with almost 1 Million registered domain names one of the top 10 new gTLDs across the globe. This universal three-letter-extension gives users the flexibility and the freedom to choose the best name while showcasing creative thinking across all industries, languages, and regions. Branding is essential in the online world, and a unique yet modern domain extension can help you grow your reach.

How do I buy a .icu domain?

Looking to buy a .icu domain name? You've come to the right place! ShortDot, the registry authorized to operate the .icu domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .icu domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .icu registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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101domain is .icu Accredited

How do I transfer a .icu domain?

Transferring your .icu domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .icu domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 8.49 USD / yr

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FAQs for .icu

.icu domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .icu during general availability is Instant.
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-; and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension. offers hosting and email service for .icu. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .icu requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
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.
Shortdot SA manages the registration of domain names with the .icu Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Shortdot SA .

Domain Requirements for .icu

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.

How do I renew a .icu domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .icu domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 11.99 USD / yr

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