.xin Domain Name Information

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  • Registration 31.49 USD
  • Renewal 38.99 USD
  • Transfer 31.49 USD / Transfer in your .xin
  • ICANN Fee 0.18 USD per year
  • Time to Register 4 Days
  • 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 No
  • Businesses can register Yes
  • Are Individual .xin domain registrations allowed? No
  • Company or legal entities registrations allowed for .xin? Yes
  • Are some .xin domain names restricted? Yes

    In accordance with ICANN schedule of reserved names the following are restricted: “EXAMPLE” shall be reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which Registry Operator makes registrations.
    Two-character labels: All two-character labels shall be initially reserved. The reservation of a two character label string may be released to the extent that Registry Operator reaches agreement with the government and country-code manager. The Registry Operator may also propose release of these reservations based on its implementation of measures to avoid confusion with the corresponding country codes.
    Tagged Domain Names: Labels may only include hyphens in the third and fourth position if they represent valid internationalized domain names in their ASCII encoding (for example "xn--ndk061n").
    Second-Level Reservations for Registry Operations: The following names are reserved for use in connection with the operation of the registry for the TLD. Registry Operator may use them, but upon conclusion of Registry Operator's designation as operator of the registry for the TLD they shall be transferred as specified by ICANN: NIC, WWW, IRIS and WHOIS.
    Country and Territory Names: The country and territory names contained in the following internationally recognized lists shall be initially reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which the Registry Operator provides for registrations.

    Top Level Reserved Names: AFRINIC, IANA-SERVERS, NRO, ALAC, ICANN, RFC-EDITOR, APNIC, IESG, RIPE, ARIN, IETF, ROOT-SERVERS, ASO, INTERNIC, RSSAC, CCNSO, INVALID, SSAC, EXAMPLE, IRTF, TEST, GAC, ISTF, TLD, GNSO, LACNIC, WHOIS, GTLD-SERVERS, LOCAL, WWW, IAB, LOCALHOST, IANA, NIC, All International Olympic Committee names, All International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement names.

  • Private Registration service available? No
  • .xin Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees? No
What is the registration term allowed for .xin domain names?
.xin domain names are available for 1-10 years.
How long does it take to register my .xin domain name?
The domain registration time frame for .xin during general availability is 4 Days.
What are the characters and valid character lengths for .xin domain names?
.xin 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.xin); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.xin).
What is DNSSEC, and is it available for .xin domain?
DNSSEC is available for .xin domain. Enabling DNSSEC will protect .xin 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 .xin?
Trustee Service is not available for .xin extension. Trustee Service can help satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name.
Can I transfer out my .xin domain if I'm using your Trustee Service?
Because Trustee Service is non-transferable, you must update your ownership according to .xin requirements before a transfer out can be started.
Can I hide my .xin registration information (Private Registration)?
No. At present the .xin 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 .xin domain name?

In accordance with ICANN, .xin 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 .xin domain name for an additional $150 USD.

Who is the registry that manages .xin domain names?

Elegant Leader Limited manages the registration of domain names with the .xin Top Level Domain. You may visit them here: Elegant Leader Limited.

  • Registry
  • Accredited Yes
  • Sponsoring Organization
    Elegant Leader Limited
    25/F JUBILEE CENTRE
    18 FENWICK STREET
    WANCHAI
    HONG KONG
    China
  • Administrative Contact
    Yusi Zheng
    Elegant Leader Limited
    HiChina Mansion
    No.27 Gulouwai Avenue, Dongcheng District
    1001020 Beijing
    China
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: 86 10 65985888 ext. 16581
    Fax: 86 10 65985608
  • Technical Contact
    Senior Director, DNS Infrastructure Group
    Afilias
    Building 3, Suite 105
    300 Welsh Road
    Horsham, PA 19044
    United States
    Email: [email protected]
    Voice: +1 215.706.5700
    Fax: +1 215.706.5701
  • Sub Domains
  • Name Servers
    Host NameIP Address(es)
    c0.nic.xin 65.22.130.17
    2a01:8840:80:0:0:0:0:17
    a2.nic.xin 65.22.131.17
    2a01:8840:81:0:0:0:0:17
    a0.nic.xin 65.22.128.17
    2a01:8840:7e:0:0:0:0:17
    b0.nic.xin 65.22.129.17
    2a01:8840:7f:0:0:0:0:17