.prof domain names



.prof is an extension that it meant for use by professors.

It includes

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

.prof domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years


Available on demand only

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    per year
    • From 1 to 9 years
    • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - €44.99
    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 .prof domain names

    Creation date


    Related Contract

    View the .prof contract

    .prof domains at Gandi.net

    Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .prof since March 2023.

    Terms and Conditions

    Assigning: .prof domains are open to everyone.
    .prof is a security-focused space, meaning that HTTPS is required for all websites. The entire .prof namespace has been added to the HSTS Preload list. To work properly in browsers, you will need to obtain a SSL certificate and configure the HTTPS serving.

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

    IDN: Yes.

    Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability. 1 year during Sunrise and EAP periods.

    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, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The transfer renews the domain name for one year.

    Change of Ownership: Available on our interface, the procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date remains unchanged.

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

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