.tel domain names

.tel

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.TEL is a generic extension that allows you, if you want, to configure your domain name as a public directory with the Registry's service "Telhosting platform”

It includes

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

Why .tel?

What is .tel?

Unlike traditional domain endings like .com or .net, geographic domain endings like .uk for the United Kingdom, .fr for France, and .es for Spain, or generic domain endings that target a particular industry or field like .info or .news, .tel doesn't just allow you to host a website. It also serves the role of universal directory that lets any organization (including businesses) or individual who want to to list their contact information: phone number, but also email address, postal address, and more.

Promote a professional image with a .tel domain name

Open to anyone since 2009 on a "first come, first served" basis, .tel is used around the world due to the fact that "tel" is the abbreviation for "telephone" in many languages. With a .tel domain name, you can create a kind of virtual business card, available from anywhere in the world that you can easily update since the domain name belongs to you.

The .tel domain ending helps people identify you at a glance

By choosing a .tel domain name, you give your business the ability to be listed in a kind of worldwide phonebook where your potential future customers will get your contact information to contact you in a few clicks.

.tel domain prices

Registration

From

$19.12

per year
  • From 1 to 2 years: $22.42
  • From 3 to 10 years: $19.12
Register

Transfer

$17.70

  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration
Transfer

Renewal

$22.42

per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $22.42
Renew
Pricing Options Prices for Singapore, Taxes excluded, in $ (SGD)

Other prices and periods

Restore

30 days after the late renewal period

$161.42

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 .tel domain names

Registry
Creation date
2008

Related Contract

View the .tel contract

.TEL domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Telnic since September 2008
Assigning: .TEL domain names can be registered by everyone.
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphen (except in the first or last position)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period:1 to 10 years maximum
Second-level extensions: no

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes:UDRP and URS
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 and is older than 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail).
Change of Ownership:the process is started on our interface, then please contact our customer service department
Deletion process:quarantine of 30 days; see this table

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