.sydney 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
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .sydney domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .sydney? Yes
  • Are some .sydney 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? No
  • .sydney Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .sydney domain names?
.sydney domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .sydney domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .sydney during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .sydney domain names?
.sydney 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.sydney); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.sydney).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .sydney domain?
DNSSEC is available for .sydney domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .sydney 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 .sydney?
Trustee Service is not available for .sydney extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .sydney domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .sydney requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .sydney registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .sydney 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.
What is the grace period for .sydney 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 .sydney domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .sydney Top Level Domain is State of New South Wales. You may visit them at https://www.iconic.sydney/.
  • Registry State of New South Wales
  • .sydney Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    State of New South Wales, Department of Premier and Cabinet
    1 Farrer Place Sydney,
    New South Wales 2000
  • Administrative Contact
    George Pongas
    ARI Registry Services
    PO Box 33125
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +61398663710
    Fax: +61398661970
  • Technical Contact
    Nikora Terrill
    ARI Registry Services
    PO Box 33125
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +61390901700
    Fax: +61398661970
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