.prof domain prices
Other prices and periods
Sunrise trademark protection periodFrom to
EAP phase 1From to
EAP phase 2From to
EAP phase 3From to
EAP phase 4From to
EAP phase 5From to
Period before releasePending Delete
5 daysafter the restoration period
Rules and particularities of .prof domain names
.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).
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.
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.
What registration period is .prof in now?
- Pre-registration Open –
SunriseThis period is restricted to trademark owners, with trademarks submitted to the Trademark Clearinghouse.
If you are a trademark holder, our Corporate team can help you register your domains.
- Pre-registration Open –
Early Access.prof domain names are available to anyone who meets the eligibility criteria, though at a higher price during this period. Prices decrease as the date gets closer to General Availability.
- Pre-registration Open
General Availability.prof domain names are available for registration at the normal price by anyone who meets the eligibility criteria.
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