.IO Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .io from $35.00 per year all included.

.IO domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .IO since April 2012
Price: see the .IO price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .IO domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 to 10 years
Subdomains: not provided by Gandi


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: Dispute Resolution Policy
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), that the domain was created at least 60 days prior to the request and it does not expire soon. The transfer must be confirmed by email and the registration period is extended by 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
Registration period5 years max. Register a .io
Renewal period5 years max. Renew a .io
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .io
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .io

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 $35.00
Registration price/year 5 years $35.00
Renew price/year 1 to 2 years $35.00
Renew price/year 5 years $35.00
Transfer - $32.00
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $117.00

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