.ink Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 29.99 USD
  • Renewal 36.99 USD
  • Transfer 29.99 USD / Transfer in your .ink
  • 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 .ink domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .ink? Yes
  • Are some .ink 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
  • .ink Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .ink domain names?
.ink domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .ink domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .ink during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ink domain names?
.ink 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.ink); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.ink).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .ink domain?
DNSSEC is available for .ink domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .ink 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 .ink?
Trustee Service is not available for .ink extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .ink domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .ink requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .ink registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .ink domain.
What is the grace period for .ink 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 .ink domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .ink Top Level Domain is Top Level Design. You may visit them at https://toplevel.design/.
  • Registry Top Level Design
  • .ink Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Top Level Design, LLC
    742 Ocean Club Place
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    United States
  • Administrative Contact
    Raymond King
    Top Level Design, LLC
    742 Ocean Club Place
    Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: 1.503.888.8808
    Fax: 1.678.884.1468
  • 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.ink 212.18.249.41
    2a04:2b00:13ff:0:0:0:0:41
    c.nic.ink 212.18.248.41
    2a04:2b00:13ee:0:0:0:0:41
    b.nic.ink 185.24.64.41
    2a04:2b00:13cc:0:0:0:1:41
    a.nic.ink 194.169.218.41
    2001:67c:13cc:0:0:0:1:41