TLD Specifications

.it (SLDs: bz.it & co.it)
Registration Time
Registration period
1 year
Allowed character length
3 - 63 characters
Allowed characters
a-z, 0-9, -According to RFC 5891 IDNs MUST NOT contain two consecutive hyphens in the third and fourth character positions and MUST NOT start or end with a hyphen.RFC 5891: Hyphen Restrictions
TLD supports
Transfer locks possible
Renewal on transfer
Transfer time
5 days
Authcode length
6 - 32 characters
Preconfigured DNS
Allowed Nameservers
2 - 6
Local contact requirements
Owner contact required
Autorenew Grace Period
13 days
Deletion Timeframe
13 days after expiration date
Redemption Period
30 days
WHOIS Update
6 to 12 hours
WHOIS Server

Domain Restrictions

  • Only individual and juridical persons residing in or belonging to a EU Member State can register domain names under the ccTLD .it:
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Esthonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Germany
    • United Kingdom
    • Greece
    • Hungary
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Latvia
    • Liechtenstein
    • Lithuania
    • Luxembourg
    • Malta
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Republic of San Marino
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Vatican City
    • All others can use our trustee service to register a .it domain.
  • Name servers for a .it domain have to be correctly configured before the actual registration. The registry checks the name servers for a period of 30 days, else the registration will fail and the domain will be deleted.
    • Please check that the following requirements are met:
    • The master server stated in the SOA of the zone must be one of the nameservers given with the domain application.
    • Each nameserver stated in the application must have a valid NS entry.
    • Check your name server configuration at the registry
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