.WS

TLD Specifications

Zone
.ws
ccTLD
Country
Registration period
1-10 years
Renewal period
1-10 years
Allowed character length
2 - 63 characters
Allowed characters
a-z, 0-9, MUST NOT contain two consecutive hyphens in the third and fourth character positions and MUST NOT start or end with a hyphen.
TLD supports
IDN
WhoisPrivacy
Transfer locks possible
yes
Renewal on transfer
yes
Authcode length
6 - 16 characters
Handle updates
yes
Allowed Nameservers
1 - 13
Autorenew Grace Period
35 days
Deletion Timeframe
35 days after expiration date
Redemption Period
30 days
WHOIS Update
real-time
 

Domain Restrictions

  • There is a minimum of two(2) configured name servers required for the registration.
  • The .ws registry is charging a premium price for certain domain names. Please use the Fee Extension as described in our wiki article PremiumDomainHandling
  • Legacy 2- and 3-character domains registered prior to December 22, 2015 will be treated differently than all other .WS premium domains. Prices for domain renewals and transfers will remain the same as their premium registration fees.
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