About .IO Domain Registration
The .io country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Domain registration can be up to 63 characters, with a minimum of one character, and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens (except at the beginning or end of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #.
|Who can register?||Anyone|
|Registration length||1, 2, or 5 years|
|Renewal length||1, 2, or 5 years|
|Renewal restrictions||Details below|
|Transfers to LuckyRegister||Supported (details below)|
|Protected registration||Not supported|
|Bulk domain registration||Supported|
|IDNs||Supported (details below)|
|Expiration/redemption||Please contact customer support|
Your .io domain registration will auto renew if you have auto-renew turned on. Otherwise, it will delete 90 days after expiration.
.IO Transfer In requirements
.IO Transfers follow the normal process, except once you enter the authorization code, they are immediate. They also require a 1 year extension of the expiration date.
IDNs are supported in the following languages: Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bopomofo, Braille, Burmese, Canadian Aboriginal, Cherokee, Cyrillic, Devanagari, Ge’ez, Georgian, Greek & Coptic, Gujarati, Gurmukhi, Hebrew, Kannada, Lao, Malayalam, Mongolian, Oriya, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, and Tibetan