.im Domain Name Information

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  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type ccTLD
  • Country Isle of Man
  • Registration Period Available for 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 year(s)
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .im domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .im? Yes
  • Are some .im domain names restricted? Yes
    Names on the restricted or black list, undesirable names, and identical names to those registered are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
  • Private Registration service available? No
  • .im Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .im domain names?
.im domain names are available for 1, 2, 3, 5 and 10 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .im domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .im during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .im domain names?
.im Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 64 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.im); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.im).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .im domain?
DNSSEC is not available for .im domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .im?
Trustee Service is not available for .im extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .im domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .im requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .im registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .im 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 .im domain name?
Grace periods vary for country code Top Level Domains (ccTLD) including Internationalized Domain Names (IDN). Some registries require renewal up to 60 days in advance of the domain name expiration date. It is your responsibility to pay for your Renewal Fees in advance of the due date specified by 101domain regardless of the domain name expiration date. Failure to pay your Renewal Fees prior to the due date will result in a fee of $150 to renew your .im domain. There may be a restore period between when the domain expires and when the domain can be registered again. In the event that you do not pay by the renewal date, your site may be inaccessible during this time so it is very important that you renew this extension before the renewal date.
Who is the registry that manages .im domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .im Top Level Domain is NIC IM. You may visit them at https://www.nic.im/home.mth.
  • Registry NIC IM
  • .im Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
  • Administrative Contact
    Brian Osborn
    Information Systems Division, Isle of Man Government
    St Andrew's House
    Finch Road
    Douglas Isle of Man IM1 3PX
    United Kingdom
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +44 1624 685685
  • Technical Contact
    Phil Adcock
    Domicilium (IoM) Ltd
    Isle of Man Datacentre
    Ronaldsway Isle of Man IM9 2RS
    United Kingdom
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +44 1624 825278
    Fax: +44 1624 829525
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    barney.advsys.co.uk 217.23.160.50
    pebbles.iom.com 83.218.14.53
    hoppy.iom.com 217.23.163.140
    ns4.ja.net 193.62.157.66
    2001:630:0:47:0:0:0:42