.kiwi Domain Names

.kiwi .KIWI
.KIWI
Registry: DOT KIWI LIMITED
Technical Registry: Minds & Machines
Origin: International
Creation date: 2013

Description: The .kiwi extension is for companies and individuals who want to support "kiwi" culture. It is also aimed as a platform for charitable aid in the reconstruction of Christchurch, destroyed by earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.

Whois: see http://whois.nic.kiwi

Rules

.KIWI domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by .KIWI since February, 2014
Price: see the .KIWI price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .KIWI domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes (Maori script supported)
Registration period: 1 year registration during Sunrise and Landrush
1 to 10 years during general availability
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: no

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP URS
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, will not expire in less than 60 days, is older than 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail). There is no change in the domain's expiration date following a transfer Expiration date remains unchanged
Change of Ownership: Available on our interface. Expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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