.top Domain Name Information

Select a section below to get information about price, domain specifications, domain dispute policies, domain requirements, WHOIS information and registry information for .top domains. Start a search to register your .top domain.

  • Registration 9.49 USD
  • Renewal 10.99 USD
  • Transfer 9.49 USD / Transfer in your .top
  • 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
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Chinese Simplified,  Chinese Traditional,  French,  German,  Japanese,  Russian,  Spanish, 
    .top 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 .top domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .top? Yes
  • Are some .top 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
  • .top Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .top domain names?
.top domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .top domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .top during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .top domain names?
.top 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.top); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.top).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .top domain?
DNSSEC is not available for .top domain. Domains that allow DNSSEC protect against counterfeit DNS data by providing origin authentication and integrity protection on that data. Get more information on its pros and cons.
What is Trustee Service, and is it available for .top?
Trustee Service is not available for .top extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .top domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .top requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .top registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .top domain.
What is the grace period for .top 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. It is 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 .top domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .top Top Level Domain is Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology. You may visit them at https://www.nic.top/en/.
  • Registry Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology
  • .top Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd.
    3th Floor, BangNing Technology Park, 2 YuHua Avenue, Yuhuatai District, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province.
  • Administrative Contact
    Xiangli Li
    Jiangsu Bangning Science & technology Co.,Ltd.
    3th Floor, BangNing Technology Park, 2 YuHua Avenue, Yuhuatai District, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province.
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +86 13915996396
    Fax: +86 2586883476
  • Technical Contact
    Lin Dong
    Jiangsu Bangning Science & technology Co.,Ltd.
    3th Floor, BangNing Technology Park, 2 YuHua Avenue, Yuhuatai District, Nanjing City, Jiangsu Province
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +86 15261877642
    Fax: +86 02586883476
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    i.zdnscloud.com 2401:8d00:1:0:0:0:0:1
    j.zdnscloud.com 2401:8d00:2:0:0:0:0:1