Assigning: .HOMES domains are only available to individual or a legal entity with a bona-fide nexus to the .HOMES sector as specified in the registration policy The domain name must reflect your name, acronym, trademark, or derivative thereof. Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place) IDN (accented domain names): no Registration period: 1 year during Sunrise, 1 to 10 years during general availability Third-level domains: no Private domain registration: no
Registration: Once your order made on our interface, you will receive an e-mail with log in information allowing you to connect on the verification interface set up by the Registry in order to provide with evidence of your eligibility. These information have to be provided within 10 days following your registration order. The registration of your domain name will be effective only after validation by the Registry. In any case, if the domain name is not allocated to you by the Registry after the verification process, you will not be entitled to any refund.
Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date Disputes: URS, UDRP and REDRP 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, will not expire in less than 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year. Change of Ownership: available online via our website. The expiration date remains unchanged Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table