.ltd Domain Name Information

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  • Registration On Sale 15.99 USD / normally 28.49 USD
  • Renewal 33.99 USD
  • Transfer 26.49 USD / Transfer in your .ltd
  • 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
  • Languages Supported Arabic,  Chinese,  Cyrillic,  Devanagari,  French,  German,  Greek,  Hebrew,  Japenese,  Spanish,  Tamil,  Thai, 
    .ltd domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name by entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field.
  • Are Individual .ltd domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .ltd? Yes
  • Are some .ltd 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
  • .ltd Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .ltd domain names?
.ltd domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .ltd domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .ltd during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .ltd domain names?
.ltd 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.ltd); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.ltd).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .ltd domain?
DNSSEC is available for .ltd domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .ltd 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 .ltd?
Trustee Service is not available for .ltd extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .ltd domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .ltd requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .ltd registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .ltd domain.
What is the grace period for .ltd 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 .ltd domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .ltd Top Level Domain is Identity Digital. You may visit them at https://identity.digital/.
  • Registry Identity Digital
  • .ltd Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Binky Moon, LLC
    Donuts Inc.
    5808 Lake Washington Blvd NE, Suite 300
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    United States
  • Administrative Contact
    Serina Ness
    Donuts Inc.
    Donuts Inc.
    5808 Lake Washington Blvd NE, Suite 300
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1.425.283.8248
    Fax: +1.425.671.0020
  • Technical Contact
    Ben Levac
    Donuts Inc.
    Donuts Inc.
    5808 Lake Washington Blvd NE, Suite 300
    Kirkland, WA 98033
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1.425.298.2200
    Fax: +1.425.671.0020
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    demand.alpha.aridns.net.au 37.209.192.7
    2001:dcd:1:0:0:0:0:7
    demand.delta.aridns.net.au 37.209.198.7
    2001:dcd:4:0:0:0:0:7
    demand.gamma.aridns.net.au 37.209.196.7
    2001:dcd:3:0:0:0:0:7
    demand.beta.aridns.net.au 37.209.194.7
    2001:dcd:2:0:0:0:0:7