.so Domain Names

Registry: .SO Registry
Origin: Somalia
Creation date: 1997

Description: .SO is the official ccTLD of Somalia

Whois: here
(updated in real time)


.SO domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by the .SO Registry since October 2010
Price: see the .SO price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .SO 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): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Subdomains: yes (com.so, net.so, and org.so)


Registration: new registrations are currently suspended by the Registry
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 30 days following the expiration date
Disputes: Dispute Resolution Policies (4.1)
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 is older than 60 days. The transfer must be confirmed by email
Change of Ownership: available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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