.info domain names



The .info TLD is a generic TLD for “information”-related sites. It is used for all types of websites.

It includes

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

Why .info?

Why get a .info domain name?

Like many domain endings created in the 2000s and which are oriented towards a particular business sector (.immo, .hotel, etc.), .info was implemented in order to reduce the bottleneck on traditional domain endings like .com. This domain ending quickly saw great success positioning itself as the sixth most used domain ending in the world over the course of 2014.

A guaranteed international outlook with a .info domain name

Created as an abbreviation of the term "information," .info is understood around the world. It's frequently used by press websites, radio, and more generally online media. It's also a popular domain name for websites with an international scope because it's easily accessible the world over, including tourist information sites, tourism office websites, websites for certain cities or regions looking to promote themselves online, embassies, etc.

Promote your business with a .info domain name

Generally used in countries in North America and Europe, you can nonetheless find many .info domain names registered in Asia and in the Pacific. This international dimension lets you expand your target and promote your activity in several markets.

.info domain prices



From  €26.75 


per year
  • For 1 year:  €26.75  €4.40
  • From 2 to 10 years: €26.75



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration
  • 60 days minimum after domain registration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - €34.99
Pricing Options Prices for France, taxes excluded, in € (EUR)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .info domain names

Technical operator
Creation date


Related Contract

View the .info contract

.info with Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi is .info accredited registrar since September 2001.

Terms and conditions

Assigning: .info domain names are open to everyone.

Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place).

IDN: Not managed by Gandi.

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.

Disputes: http://www.afilias.info/register/dispute_resolution/index_html.

Change of Registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited." A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days.

Change of Ownership: Available on our interface.

Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table.

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