This may come as a surprise, but we're pretty nerdy around here, so it makes sense that .io is one of our favorite TLDs.

It seems that you, our customers, feel the same way. Thanks to your undying nerdery, we've always been able to offer extremely competitive prices on .io domains.

Today, we're pleased to announce that we're dropping prices on .io! Previously, one-year registrations and renewals were $39 (at A rates). Starting today, the new prices will be:

  • Registration: $35.00
  • Renewal: $35.00

Note: This change will only be applied to USD, not EUR or GBP, due to currency fluctuations in favor of the US dollar.


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After the price reduction we saw in September, the registry is giving price reductions based on volume so that the more .IO domains we sell, the less expensive the extension will be for everyone.

Therefore, starting today, creations and renewals of .IO domains drops to €30 excl. VAT for A rates, for a decrease of 2 euros excl. VAT.

Also, I'd like to remind everyone that .IO transfers are free (both at the registry and Gandi), so don't hesitate to spread the word.

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Following our summer promo on the .IO extension, we are pleased to announce that .IO prices have been reduced for both creations and renewals!

Since the registry grants prices to registrars based on volume, the more .IO domains we manage, the less we need to charge you. So, beginning today at 10:50 Paris time, both creations and renewals of .IO domains will be at €32 excl. VAT under A rates (a reduction of 4 Euros).

Finally, I would like to remind you that .IO transfers are free (at the registry and at Gandi), so feel free to spread the word!


Register a .IO


This offer is now expired! Sorry...

Please keep an eye out for our next promotion!

This month we are offering the .IO extension at cost for new creations (see .io prices)*

This extension is quite the trend for start-ups in Europe now, such as our friends at Infinit for example, or in America like or

So if you have a new company idea or a name to protect, now's a great time to get it in .io!


* this promo was initially for 2 years, but the Registry is incompatible with this duration during creations. You can renew only at the full price, but can choose a 2 year term, however. 



If you wonder what region of the world could possible correspond to .IO you will not be dissapointed by the voyage :)

This extension is very popular among computer enthousiasts, often referred to as Geeks or sometimes Nerds... And why this? Quite simply because this acronym, IO, is used in the computer world as i/o meaning Input/Output for data within a computer system.

Otherwise, .IO is the official extension of the British Indian Ocean Territory, though that is apparantly a less popular usage of the extension...

It only costs $50 to register a .IO domain for one year under A rates, if you don't pay VAT. You can see all .IO prices here.


Note for transfers: incoming transfers are free, they do not change the domain's expiration date. To perfom a transfer, you must either ask the registry or your current provider to make Gandi (NIC-1165) the billing contact and then launch the procedure via our interface or ask your provider for the password of your administrative contact at the registry and then add it as the transfer authorization code during the procedure.


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