Cheap .IO Domain Registration

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 #.

Features Availability
Who can register? Anyone
Registration length 1, 2, or 5 years
Renewal length 1, 2, or 5 years
Renewal restrictions Details below
Nameserver requirements None
Transfers to LuckyRegister  Supported (details below)
Transfers away Supported
Private registration Supported
Protected registration Not supported
Backorders Not supported
Bulk domain registration Supported
Account change Supported
Contact updates Supported
IDNs Supported (details below)
Expiration/redemption Please contact customer support
Registry Nic.io

Details

Renewal restrictions

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 supported

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