.KIWI Domain Names

Create or transfer your .kiwi from $31.67
  • Origin


  • Creation date


  • Description

    The .kiwi extension is for companies and individuals who want to support "kiwi" culture. It is also aimed as a platform for charitable aid in the reconstruction of Christchurch, destroyed by earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.

.KIWI domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by .KIWI since February, 2014
Price: see the .KIWI price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .KIWI domains are open to everyone
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes (Maori script supported)
Registration period: 1 year registration during Sunrise and Landrush
1 to 10 years during general availability
Third-level domains: no
Private domain registration: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: UDRPURS
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 60 days, is older than 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail). There is no change in the domain's expiration date following a transfer Expiration date remains unchanged
Change of Ownership: Available on our interface. Expiration date remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .kiwi
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .kiwi
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .kiwi
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .kiwi

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 10 years $31.67
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $31.67
Transfer - $28.32
Owner change - $7.80
Restore (more info) 1 year $69.59