.org Domain Names

Registry: PIR
Origin: International
Date of creation: 1985

Description: the .ORG TLD is the generic TLD for “organization” sites. It is used for all types of sites

Whois: http://www.pir.org/get/whois
(updated in real time)


.ORG with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been registered by PIR since February 2000
Number of domains registered by Gandi: over 75 000 .ORG as of September 1st, 2010
Price: see .ORG price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Assigning: .ORG domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: not managed by Gandi
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: no
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP
Change of registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days
Change of owner: available on our interface
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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