.VOTE Domain Names

Create or transfer your domain name in .vote from $95.34 per year all included.

.VOTE domains at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .VOTE since January 2015
Price: see the .VOTE price list
Corresponding Gandi contract: https://www.gandi.net/contracts

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .VOTE domains are open to persons having a link with the political/democratic system. There must be a nexus between your activities within the political/democratic system and the domain name registered, and the domain names must be used in connection with a clearly identified political/democratic process
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): no
Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability, 1 year during Sunrise period
Subdomains: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS, UDRP and REDRP
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 remains unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table
Registration period10 years max. Register a .vote
Renewal period9 years max. Renew a .vote
Late renewal period
(domain suspended)
45 days
Restoration period30 days Restore a .vote
Period before release
(Pending Delete)
5 days
Minimum period before a transfer60 days Transfer a .vote

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 $95.34
Renew price/year 1 to 9 years $95.34
Transfer - $80.79
Owner change - Free
Restore (more info) 1 year $151.93

Have questions? Call us: 415-429-4923