.tw domain names



.tw is the official ccTLD of Taiwan.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

.tw domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 30 days after the domain's expiration date - £23.99
Pricing Options Prices for United Kingdom, taxes included, in £ (GBP)

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Does not change the expiration date

Rules and particularities of .tw domain names

Creation date


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.TW domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by TWNIC since June 2015.

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .TW domain names are open to anyone.

Syntax: From 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place).

IDN (accented domain name): yes (but not available for .TW second-level extensions).

Registration period: from 1 to 10 years.

Second-level extensions:

  • .com.tw: for registered companies
  • .net.tw: for the license holders of the Type I Telecommunication Business or Network Construction/Installation, or Type II Telecommunication Business
  • .org.tw: for registered foundations and non-profit organizations, with particular needs in registering a domain name under org.tw approved by the Domain Name Committee of TWNIC
  • .game.tw, .ebiz.tw, .club.tw: open to anyone, the Registry proceeds to the verification of the holder's identity by email

Registry Whois publication: The Registry has published a notice about the change in whois disclosure policy. The following rules apply:

Contact information is defaulted as non-disclosure.

  • Individual registrant and other contacts: all information is not disclosed.
  • Registrant as a legal person: organisation name, country and email are still disclosed. If you register a domain name as a company or organization, it is recommended to use contact information based on job role or organizational department, instead of using a contact that can identify personal information.

The registrant can contact the registrar for the contact disclosure.

  • Individual registrant, admin and tech contacts: only name and email is disclosed.
  • Registrant as a legal person: all information is disclosed.
  • Billing contact: no disclosure possible.


Registration: Legal persons have to provide their registration/business number or VAT number.

Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 30 days following the expiration date.

Disputes: DN Dispute Resolution Policy, DN Dispute Resolution Service Providers.

Transfer (change of Registrar): The process is started on our 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. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail). Please note if you transfer a domain name from a domestic Registrar, the completion of the procedure is manual and requires a dedicated form with ID documents. The transfer renews the domain name for one year.

Change of Ownership: Available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date remains unchanged.

Deletion process: No quarantine period, see this table.

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