The original open domain
Helping millions of people do great things online.
Millions of organizations and individuals trust .ORG to bring their ideas to life. Open for anyone to use, .ORG gives voice to the world’s most forward-looking businesses, professional associations, civic groups, non-profits, clubs and families. .ORG is a powerful stage for people to bring their inspiration to the world.
Three letters than bring the world together
Connecting a global community of mission-driven organizations.
.org provides a global platform for organizations and individuals to connect with like-minded people everywhere. From the world’s most influential charities and associations, to local clubs and individuals, mission-driven organizations choose .org as the best way to unite communities around a common purpose.
A trusted online identity
Preserving the integrity of the Internet.
For more than 30 years, .org has enabled people and organizations the world over to build a trusted online identity. By addressing internet privacy issues, combating abuse, and enhancing security, the .org domain ensures a secure, reliable online environment today and into the future.
Accreditation: Gandi has been registered by PIR since February 2000.
Number of domains registered by Gandi: Over 75 000 .ORG as of September 1st, 2010.
Assigning: .org domain names are open to everyone.
Syntax: From 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place).
Registration period: 1 to 10 years.
Second-level extensions: no
Renewal: Domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date.
Change of registrar: You must begin the process at your new registrar. Be sure that you have the domain's auth code (which you must get from the former registrar), and that the domain's status is not "TransferProhibited". A confirmation e-mail will be sent (FOA) to the e-mail address of the current owner of the domain. On average the processing time for this procedure can take from 1 to 10 days.
Change of owner: Available on our interface.
Deletion process: Quarantine of 30 days, see this table.