.xxx Domain Names

.xxx
Registry: ICM
Origin: International
Creation date: 2011

Description: the .XXX extension is reserved to the adult entertainment industry.

Whois: see http://www.icmregistry.com/whois

Rules

.XXX domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by ICM since June 2011
Price: see the .XXX price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .XXX is specifically reserved to the adult entertainment industry. However, persons not in that industry can reserve .xxx domains to block them (they will be inactive).
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: no

Procedures

Registration: During the registration of your .XXX domain on your website, you must indicate whether or not you are a member of the adult entertainment industry.
Authentication procedure: Members of the adult entertainment industry must be authenticated in order to activate their domain names. If you have not been authenticated, then once your request has been made on our website, the Registry will send you an email that contains a link to an authentication form. Note that the email address associated with the owner contact must be the same as the owner of the domain.
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: CEDRP, UDRP and RES
Transfer (change of Registrar): The request is made from the interface of the new registrar. Be sure that you have the authorization code and that your domain does not have a Transfer Prohibited status, does not expire soon, and has been registered or transferred more than 60 days ago. The transfer is validated by a confirmation email.
Change of Ownership: Available on our website.
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days

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