.RYUKYU Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .ryukyu from $14.86 per year all included.
  • Technical operator

    GMO Registry

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  • Creation date


  • Description

    .RYKYU is an extension dedicated to the Japanese Prefecture of Okinawa, formerly know as Ryukyu.

.RYUKYU domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Business Ralliart, Inc. since March 2014.
Price: see the .ryukyu price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .RYUKYU is open to everyone.
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): Yes, Japanese script supported
Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability, 1 year during both Sunrise and Landrush periods.
Subdomains: No


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.
Disputes: URS and UDRP
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, does not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year.
Change of Ownership: available on our interface. The current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domaine name owner. Expiration date is unchanged.
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .ryukyu
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .ryukyu
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .ryukyu
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .ryukyu

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 $14.86
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $14.86
Transfer - $12.59
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $87.71

Have questions? Call us: 415-429-4923