.asia Domain Names

.asia
Registry: DotAsia
Origin: Asia Pacific, Middle East
Date of creation: 2007

Description: the .ASIA ccTLD is the official extension used for the Asia zone

Whois: http://www.whois.asia/cgi-bin/whois.cgi
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Rules

.ASIA domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by DotAsia since December 2007
Price: See the .ASIA price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and conditions

Attribution: .ASIA domains are reserved to physical and moral persons having at least one contact (owner, administrative, technical, or billing) that has legal residence in the Asia zone.
If you do not have such a contact, Gandi has a partner in Australia that offers for free to provide you with a technical contact at the registry.
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: no
Whois privacy: no

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 44 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP
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, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of owner: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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