Assigning: .wales domains are open to everyone during the General Availability Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place) IDN (accented domain names): Yes, Welsh IDNs are supported Registration period: One year during Sunrise, Limited Registration Period, and Landrush from 1 to 10 years during GoLive. Third-level domains: no Private domain registration: no
(Registration: ) -Sunrise Period If multiple applications are received, the applicant who can adduce proofs of use of his trademark in Wales will prevail. If both applicants can adduce proof of use in Wales or neither of them, auctions will be held. -Limited Registration Period for owners of trademarks valid in Wales: Third parties can apply to register a domain name provided they can adduce proof of use in Wales of their registered or common law trademark -Landrush Open to everyone -General Availability Open to everyone Renewal: No later than 45 days before the expiration date domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date. Disputes: UDRP / URS / Alternative dispute resolution procedures 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 90 days, is older than 60 days and was not transferred the past 60 days. The successful transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail), and will renew the domain for 1 year. Change of Ownership: Available online via our website. The expiration date remains unchanged Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see the table on this page.