.ist Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 20.99 USD
  • Renewal 25.99 USD
  • Transfer 20.99 USD / Transfer in your .ist
  • 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 .ist domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .ist? Yes
  • Are some .ist 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
  • .ist Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .ist domain names?
.ist domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .ist domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .ist during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ist domain names?
.ist Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 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.ist); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.ist).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .ist domain?
DNSSEC is available for .ist domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .ist 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 .ist?
Trustee Service is not available for .ist extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .ist domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .ist requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .ist registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .ist domain.
What is the grace period for .ist 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 .ist domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .ist Top Level Domain is Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality. You may visit them at https://www.nic.istanbul/.
  • Registry Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
  • .ist Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality
    Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Department of Electrical Engineering Mehmet Nezihi Ozmen Mh. Kasim Sk. N.62 Zemin Kat A Bl. Gungoren
    Istanbul, Merter 34010
    Turkey
  • Administrative Contact
    Registry Manager
    Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality / Medya A.S.
    Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Department of Electrical Engineering Mehmet Nezihi Ozmen Mh. Kasim Sk. N.62 Zemin Kat A Bl. Gungoren
    Istanbul, Merter 34010
    Turkey
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +90 2124495839
    Fax: +90 2124495111
  • Technical Contact
    Senior Director, DNS Infrastructure Group
    Afilias
    Building 3, Suite 105
    300 Welsh Road
    Horsham, PA 19044
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 215.706.5700
    Fax: +1 215.706.5701
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    c0.nic.ist 65.22.146.1
    2a01:8840:90:0:0:0:0:1
    b0.nic.ist 65.22.145.1
    2a01:8840:8f:0:0:0:0:1
    a2.nic.ist 65.22.147.1
    2a01:8840:91:0:0:0:0:1
    a0.nic.ist 65.22.144.1
    2a01:8840:8e:0:0:0:0:1