.is Domain Registration

Country Code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) for Iceland

Starting @ 83.99 USD / yr

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What is a .is domain?

The .IS Domain is the official country code domain extension for Iceland with the ISNIC Registry, but most notably recognized as a domain hack for link shorteners.

Link storteners are by no means a new phenomenon, but today's brands are finding value in using Country Code Domains like .IS domain for a creative and custom url for their brand. A .IS Domain Name is short, professional and memorable helping your brand differentiate yourself from the competition.

Have you ever noticed how many words end with IS? There's taxis, zombis, corgis and rabbis to name a few! Word play and hack your brand name into a shorter URL and become an early adopter of the trendy .IS Domain.

How do I buy a .is domain?

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

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

How do I transfer a .is domain?

Transferring your .is 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 .is 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 @ 83.99 USD / yr

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FAQs for .is

What is the registration term allowed for .is domain names?
.is domain names are available for 1 year(s).
How long does it take to register my .is domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .is during general availability is 2 Days.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .is domain names?
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 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.is); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.is).
Trustee Service for .is
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.
How do I host my .is domain name?
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .is. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Can I transfer out my domain if I’m using your Trustee Service?
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .is requirements before transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .is 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.
Grace period for .is 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 .is 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 .is domain names?
You may visit them here: ISNIC - Internet á Íslandi hf.
.is Domains Dispute & Policy

Domain Requirements for .is

Are Individual .is domain registrations allowed? Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .is? Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .is? No
Are some .is domain names restricted? Yes
Use contrary to the laws of Iceland is prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
Does .is domain have a special use? No
Other information I need to know about .is? Yes
If you are an Icelandic citizen, please provide your Kennitala number.
Are there any additional fees for .is? No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .is? No
Private Registration service available? No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No

How do I renew a .is domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .is 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 @ 104.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .is?

The domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name in the following languages by just entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field:

  • Icelandic

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