.pw Domain Names

Registry: .PW Registry
Origin: Palau
Creation date: 1997

Description: .PW is the official ccTLD of Palau. It is also use as a generic extension to stand for the "Professional Web"

Whois: see http://registry.pw/whois
(updated in real time)


.PW domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by .PW Registry since December 2012
Price: see the .PW price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .PW 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
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Subdomains: no
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 40 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP /
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 and transferred at least 60 days prior to the request. The transfer must be confirmed by email and the expiration date remains unchanged
Change of Ownership: requires Gandi's owner change form and accompanying proofs of ID. The expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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