.kids domain names



The .kids extension is dedicated to children.

It includes

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

.kids domain prices



From  $34.56 


per year
  • For 1 year



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • For 1 year
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $44.99
Pricing Options Prices for United States, taxes excluded, in $ (USD)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period
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Owner Change

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Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .kids domain names

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Related Contract

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.kids domain names at Gandi.net

Accredited: Gandi is .kids accredited registrar since August 2022.

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .kids 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.

Eligibility Rules (phases): The .kids domain name launch will occur in several phases: during all these phases, the applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • The Community Sunrise phase will run from September 20, 2022 to October 19, 2022: During this period, the registration will be opened to non-profit organization, institution or charity whose primary mission is to advocate for children's rights, child welfare, education or protection.
  • The Pioneer Domains phase will run from October 19, 2022 to November 29, 2022. Applicant must submit a Proposal, a written description of the plan to use and promote the domain name being applied for. The domain will have to be actively used within the 60 days of registration.
  • General opening is scheduled for November 29, 2022.

Second-level extensions: No.


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, 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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