Rules and particularities of .tools domain names
.tools domain names at Gandi.net
Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .tools since November 2013.
Terms and Conditions
Assigning: .tools domain names are open to everyone.
Syntax: From 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place).
IDN (accented domain names): Yes.
Registration period: 1 to 10 years.
Second-level extensions: No.
Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.
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, does not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year.
Change of Ownership: Available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domaine name owner. Expiration date is unchanged.
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table
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