.swiss domain names


.SWISS is a generic extension to promote the Swiss community

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • 2 free mailboxes with 3GB of storage
  • -50% off your first web hosting purchase

.swiss domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years






    per year
    • From 1 to 9 years
    • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $235.96
    Pricing Options Prices for New Zealand, Taxes excluded, in $ (NZD)

    Other prices and periods


    30 days after the late renewal period


    the first year, then renewal at normal price

    Owner Change


    Period before release

    Pending Delete

    5 days

    after the restoration period

    Legal rules and specificities of .swiss domain names

    Technical operator
    Creation date

    Related Contract

    View the .swiss contract

    .SWISS domain names at Gandi.net

    Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .SWISS since August 2015

    Terms and Conditions

    Assigning: .SWISS domain names are open to legal entity in Switzerland:
    - public body or another public organization under Swiss public law
    - legal entity registered in the Swiss Commercial Register having its seat and an effective site of administration in Switzerland; or
    - association or foundation not registered in the swiss commercial register having its seat and an effective site of administration in Switzerland.
    The name applied for must legitimately be considered as objectively linked to the applicant or the intended use of the domain name. Generic terms are not available to registration (without prejudice to be eligible under the naming mandate program)
    Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
    IDN (accented domain names): latin script
    Registration period: 1 to 10 years for general opening, 1 year for launch phase
    Second-level extensions: no


    Registration: During the registration, you have to indicate:
    - the reason of your registration and the intended use of your domain name
    - your “enterprise ID”
    Once Your .SWISS domain name application is submitted, the Registry will proceed to validation of the registrant contact as well as a preliminary examination of whether the application complies with the eligibility rules. Then the domain is published for 20 days during which applicants may submit a registration application for this same domain name.
    Launch phase: All launch phases will run simultaneously with the following priority order
    1. Sunrise TMCH
    2. other prior rights: You have to chose the Sunrise phase without uploading SMD file. To verify your eligibility, we may request from you additional information
    - names matching Indications of Source and Geographical Indications in Switzerland recognized by Swiss Law or by International Treaties in which Switzerland is a member,
    - names matching trademarks with effect in Switzerland,
    - names of legal entities registered in the Swiss Commercial Register having its seat and an effective site of administration in Switzerland (including clear variations and/or abbreviations thereof)
    All applications received during the launch phases are subject to a publication period ending 20 calendar days after the last domain applied for in launch phase has been validated and published. Until the end of those 20 days, any domain applied for may still be applied for by other parties.Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
    Disputes: URS and UDRP
    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 soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail) and renews the domain for 1 year
    Change of Ownership: available on our interface
    Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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