.melbourne Domain Name Information

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  • 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 .melbourne domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .melbourne? Yes
  • Are some .melbourne 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
  • .melbourne Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .melbourne domain names?
.melbourne domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .melbourne domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .melbourne during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .melbourne domain names?
.melbourne 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.melbourne); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.melbourne).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .melbourne domain?
DNSSEC is available for .melbourne domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .melbourne 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 .melbourne?
Trustee Service is not available for .melbourne extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .melbourne domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .melbourne requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .melbourne registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .melbourne domain.
What is the grace period for .melbourne 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 .melbourne domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .melbourne Top Level Domain is www.melbourne. You may visit them at https://www.live.melbourne/.
  • Registry www.melbourne
  • .melbourne Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    The Crown in right of the State of Victoria, represented by its Department of State Development, Business and Innovation
    Level 20, 80 Collins Street
    Melbourne
    Victoria 3000
    Australia
  • Administrative Contact
    George Pongas
    ARI Registry Services
    PO Box 33125
    Melbourne
    Victoria
    3004
    Australia
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +61398663710
    Fax: +61398661970
  • Technical Contact
    Nikora Terrill
    ARI Registry Services
    PO Box 33125
    Melbourne
    Victoria
    3004
    Australia
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +61398661700
    Fax: +61398661970
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    b.nic.melbourne 37.209.194.10
    2001:dcd:2:0:0:0:0:10
    a.nic.melbourne 37.209.192.10
    2001:dcd:1:0:0:0:0:10
    d.nic.melbourne 37.209.198.10
    2001:dcd:4:0:0:0:0:10
    c.nic.melbourne 37.209.196.10
    2001:dcd:3:0:0:0:0:10