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What is a .ink domain?

Amateur tattoos are a bad idea. That should go with out saying, but all too often, the prospective tattoo buyer doesn't do the research they should, and end up with a permanent change to their body that they are not happy with. Then they have to pay a lot of money to remove it a laser or cover it up with more ink, neither of which are great solutions. People that do professional level tattooing are true artists who take pride in their work and always give everything they have to make sure the customer will love their ink.

For artists on that level, a .ink domain name is a great choice. The .ink domain extension provides excellent domains that are short, memorable, and meaningful to what you do, which will give your customers the confidence that you are a true professional who will give their tattoo the attention and care it needs to turn out amazing every time.

How do I buy a .ink domain?

Looking to buy a .ink domain name? You've come to the right place! Top Level Design, the registry authorized to operate the .ink domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .ink 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 .ink 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 .ink Accredited

How do I transfer a .ink domain?

Transferring your .ink 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 .ink 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 @ 29.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .ink

.ink domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .ink 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 .ink. 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 .ink 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. 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.
Top Level Design, LLC manages the registration of domain names with the .ink Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Top Level Design, LLC .

Domain Requirements for .ink

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.

tattoo artists, tattoo parlors, tattoo product manufacturers, and tattoo enthusiasts

How do I renew a .ink domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .ink 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 @ 34.99 USD / yr

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