.tv 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 .tv domains. Start a search to register your .tv domain.

  • Registration 36.99 USD
  • Renewal 43.99 USD
  • Transfer 36.99 USD / Transfer in your .tv
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register Instant
  • Type ccTLD
  • Country Tuvalu
  • Registration Period 1 - 10 years
  • Renewal Grace Period 40 days
  • Redemption Period 30 days
  • Privacy Protection Available
  • DNSSEC Supported / Learn how to add DNSSEC
  • Local Presence Required No
  • Trustee/Proxy Service No
  • Individuals can register Yes
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Languages Supported Albanian,  Arabic,  Belarusian,  Bulgarian,  Catalan,  Chinese Simplified,  Chinese Traditional,  Croatian,  Czech,  Danish,  Dutch,  Estonian,  Faroese,  Finnish,  French,  German,  Greek,  Hebrew,  Hindi,  Hungarian,  Icelandic,  Irish,  Italian,  Japanese,  Korean,  Latvian,  Lithuanian,  Luxembourgish,  Macedonian,  Maltese,  Moldavian,  Norwegian,  Persian,  Polish,  Portuguese,  Romanian,  Russian,  Serbian,  Slovak,  Slovenian,  Spanish,  Swedish,  Thai,  Ukrainian, 
    .tv 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 .tv domain registrations allowed? Yes
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .tv? Yes
  • Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for .tv? No
  • Are some .tv domain names restricted? Yes
    Violating rights to third parties, names and activities that are offensive or illegal are prohibited. See FAQs for complete restrictions.
  • Does .tv domain have a special use? No
  • Other information I need to know about .tv? Yes
    Some one to three character domains are considered Premium domains by the registry and may be offered at a higher price.
  • Are there any additional fees for .tv? No
  • Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .tv? No
  • Private Registration service available? Yes
  • Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .tv domain names?
.tv domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .tv domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .tv during general availability is Instant.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .tv domain names?
.tv 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.tv); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.tv).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .tv domain?
DNSSEC is available for .tv domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .tv 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 .tv?
Trustee Service is not available for .tv extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
How do I host my .tv domain name?
Your .tv domain name can be hosted on any hosting platform, whether a cloud-based website builder service like 101domain.com's Easy Website Builder or server hosting platform like 101domain.com Web Hosting using Plesk.
Can I hide my .tv registration information (Private Registration)?
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new .tv domain.
What is the grace period for .tv 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 .tv domain names?
The registry that manages the registration of domain names with the .tv Top Level Domain is Government of Tuvalu. You may visit them at https://www.verisign.com/en_US/domain-names/tv-domain-names/index.xhtml?dmn=www.tv.
  • Registry Government of Tuvalu
  • .tv Registry logo
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
  • Administrative Contact
    Director of ICT
    Ministry of Communications and Transport
    2 Vaiaku Rd
    Vaiaku Funafuti
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: + (688) 20055
    Fax: + (688) 20722
  • Technical Contact
    Registry Customer Service
    Verisign Global Registry Services
    12061 Bluemont Way
    Reston, Virginia 20190
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 703 925-6999
    Fax: +1 703 948-3978
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