.vlaanderen domain names

.vlaanderen

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.vlaanderen is the regional extension of Flanders.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • 2 free mailboxes with 3GB of storage
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.vlaanderen domain prices

Registration

$59.01

per year
  • From 1 to 10 years
Register

Transfer

$50.00

  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration
Transfer

Renewal

$59.01

per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $59.01
Renew
Pricing Options Prices for Canada, Taxes excluded, in $ (CAD)

Other prices and periods

Restore

30 days after the late renewal period

$161.99

the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change

FREE

Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .vlaanderen domain names

Registry
Creation date
2014

.VLAANDEREN domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by DNS Belgium for .VLAANDEREN since August, 2014

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .VLAANDEREN domain names are open to everyone during General Availability
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and the third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 year during the Sunrise period, the limited registratios periods and the Landrush period, and 1 to 10 years during the General Availability
Second-level extensions: no

Procedures

Registration:
1. Sunrise (1st of September - 1st of October)
During this period, only owners of trademarks registered with the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) can apply for a domain name provided their trademark fall within the ambit of one of the following criteria:
-trademark registered before the Benelux Office for Industrial Property (OBPI)
-community trademarks
2. Limited Period Registration for government institutions, companies and organizations established in Belgium (2nd of October - 3rd of November, 2014)
During this period only government institutions, companies and organizations established in Belgium may apply for a domain name that corresponds to a name to which they have a right (trademark, business name...)
3. Limited Registration Period for Belgian individuals (13th of November, 2014 - 15th of December, 2014)
During this period, only Belgians who own a Belgian electronic ID (eID) can register a domain name reproducing their name and family name or a combination
N.B : You must launch the application with Gandi and then validate your eID with the Registry on their website and forward the validation code to Gandi before a period of 7 days to perform your registration4. Landrush (16th of December, 2014 - 15th of January, 2015)
No eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by the applicant during this phase, anybody may apply. If multiple applications are made for the very same domain, auctions are held by a third party appointed by the Registry
5. General Availability (20th of January, 2015)
Anybody can apply for a domain name, no eligibility criteria must be met.
Renewal: no later than 45 days before the expiration date domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP andURS
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, will not expire in less than 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year.
Change of Ownership: available online via our website. The expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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