.pro Domain Names

Registry: Registry.PRO
Origin: international
Date of creation: 2002

Description: .PRO is the official TLD for professionals. Previously restricted to certain labour classes, it is available to all licensed and credentialed professionals and professional entities internationally, since September 8, 2008

Whois: see http://www.registry.pro/
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.PRO domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .PRO since June 2005
Price: see the .PRO price list
Associated Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .PRO domain names are open to legal persons licensed and credentialed The natural person provided as an owner contact must be able to provide upon the request of the Registry and within the deadlines, a certificate or diploma issued by a governmental authority
Syntax: from 4 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: no
Registration Period: from 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: no
Private domain registration: no


Registration: the domain name must be registered under a company handle, and you must indicate your profession during the registration
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP and QCP
Transfer (change of registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited", that it does not expire soon and that it was created/transferred at least 60 days prior to the reques. The transfer must be confirmed by email and the registration period is extended by one year
Change of Ownership: requires Gandi's owner change form and accompanying proofs of ID
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, please refer to this page in our wiki
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