.COM Domain Names

.COM
Create or transfer your .com from $15.50
  • Registry

    VeriSign

  • Origin

    International

  • Date of creation

    1985

  • Description

    the .COM gTLD is a TLD for “commercial” sites. It is the most popular TLD on the internet and is used for all types of sites

  • Whois

    http://registrar.verisign-grs.com/whois/

    (updated in real time)


.COM domains at Gandi.net

Accrediation: Gandi has been accredited by VeriSign since February 2000
Number of domains registered by Gandi : over 460,000 .COM domains as of September 1st, 2010
Price : see .COM price list
Corresponding Gandi contract : https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and conditions

Attribution: .COM domains are open to everyone
Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN: Yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Third-level domain: None
Private registration: yes, with Gandi's Private Domain Registration service

Procedures

Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRP (new window)
Transfer (change of registrar): the request is launched from the website of the domain's 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 owner: Available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .com
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .com
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .com
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .com

Gandi provides you with special rates depending on the total volume of purchases that you have made with us over the past 12 months. For example:

  • If you manage 40 domains or less (at $15 USD each), our A rates apply, and include Gandi's full range of services
  • For resellers or key clients with over 40 domains, B through E rates are available, depending on the volume of your purchase. These rates may save you up to 50% off our normal rates (example: $8.80 per year for a .com at E rates).

If you have more questions about our rates and billing options, please check our documentation.

Search by currency and prices

Registration price/year 1 to 10 years $15.50
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $15.50
Transfer - $12.50
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $130.00

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