.phd Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 29.99 USD
  • Renewal 32.99 USD
  • Transfer 29.99 USD / Transfer in your .phd
  • 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 .phd domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .phd? Yes
  • Are some .phd 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
  • .phd Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .phd domain names?
.phd domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .phd domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .phd during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .phd domain names?
.phd 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- -cd.phd); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.phd).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .phd domain?
DNSSEC is available for .phd domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .phd 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 .phd?
Trustee Service is not available for .phd extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .phd domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .phd requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .phd registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .phd domain.
What is the grace period for .phd 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 .phd domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .phd Top Level Domain is Google Registry. You may visit them at https://www.registry.google/.
  • Registry Google Registry
  • .phd Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Charleston Road Registry Inc.
    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
    Mountain View, CA 94043
    United States
  • Administrative Contact
    Stephanie Duchesneau
    Google Inc.
    76 Ninth Avenue, 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: 1 202 642 2325
    Fax: 1 650 492 5631
  • Technical Contact
    Richard Roberto
    Google Inc.
    76 9th Avenue, 4th Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: 1 212 565 2633
    Fax: 1 650 492 5631
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