.IM Domain Names

Create or transfer your .im from $20.00
  • Registry


  • Origin

    Isle of Man

  • Date of creation


  • Description

    the .IM ccTLD is the official extension of the Isle of Man.

    It is often used for instant messaging services.

  • Whois

    Updated in real-time. See here.

.IM domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by nic.im since January 2008.
Price: See the .IM price list
Associated Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: Anyone can register a .IM.
Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (other than in first or last position).
Registration period : 1 or 2 years.
Third-level domain: No (except third-level domains that have been issued in the past and that remain valid)
Private domain registration: yes, with Gandi's option Whois privacy


Renewal: the domain is deleted one day before the expiration date, and then cannot be restored.
Disputes: IMDRP.
Change of owner: besides Gandi's usual ownership change process (authorizations by e-mail), it is also mandatory to connect on the Registry's website, and to send authorizations to the Registry. More details in our contract.
Transfer (change of Registrar): an auth-code must be requested by the current owner, from the current Registrar. If this is a transfer to Gandi, a request for authorization will be sent by e-mail to the owner or the administrative contact of the domain. Before requesting the transfer of the domain, please be sure that your domain name does not expire soon (we recommend that you start the transfer request at least one month before the domain's expiration). The transfer does not include any renewal.
Registration period2 years max. Register a .im
Renewal period1 year max. Renew a .im
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
30 days
Restoration periodN/A Special procedure: please contact support.
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .im

Prices include Gandi's full range of services.

If you manage a larger portfolio of domain names, B to E rates are available with a discount of up to 50%.

Prices for United States, in $ (USD), for A rates. Change

Registration price/year 1 to 2 years $20.00
Renew price/year 1 year $20.00
Transfer - Free
Owner change - $6.00