.TEL Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .tel from $5.00 per year all included.
  • Registry


  • Origin


  • Date of creation


  • Description

    .TEL is a generic extension that allows you, if you want, to configure your domain name as a public directory with the Registry's service "Telhosting platform”

  • Whois

    see http://whois.nic.tel/ (updated in real time)

.TEL domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Telnic since September 2008
Price: see the .TEL domain names price list
Associated Gandi contract:https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Assigning: .TEL domain names can be registered by everyone.
Syntax: from 2 to 63 alphanumeric characters or hyphen (except in the first or last position)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years maximum
Second-level extensions: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes:UDRP and URS
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 and is older than 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail).
Change of Ownership:the process is started on our interface, then please contact our customer service department
Deletion process:quarantine of 30 days; see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .tel
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .tel
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .tel
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .tel

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 year $18.00$5.00
Registration price/year 2 years $18.00
Registration price/year 3 to 10 years $15.30
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $18.00
Transfer - $15.50
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $130.00