TLD Specifications

Registration Time
Registration period
1-10 years
Renewal period
1-10 years
Allowed character length
1 - 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
Transfer locks possible
Renewal on transfer
Transfer time
5 days
Authcode length
12 - 32 characters
Handle updates
Preconfigured DNS
Allowed Nameservers
2 - 12
Autorenew Grace Period
35 days
Deletion Timeframe
35 days after expiration date
Redemption Period
30 days

Eligibility criteria

It is a ethno-geographic TLD dedicated to the people and culture of Corsica and individuals and businesses that identify in or through them. The applicant is the Collectivité Territoriale de Corse (CTC), which is the regional Government of Corsica, and as is states in its application, "without doubt, the most legitimate entity representing the interests of the Corsican people." Corsica is one of the 22 regions of France. Any natural or legal person can register (or renew) a .CORSICA domain  name  if it meets at least one of the criteria detailed below:

  • Organization in Corsica: an organization (company, association, public authority, etc.) having its registered office in Corsica or an organization having its registered office outside Corsica but a secondary establishment registered in Corsica.
  • Organization outside Corsica: an organization (company, association, public authority, etc.), having its registered office outside Corsica or not having a secondary establishment registered in Corsica but wishing to protect its mark from registration by a third party ( defensive registration without the intention of exploiting the domain name).
  • Resident in Corsica: a natural person with a valid address in the territory of Corsica.
  • Diaspora and Cultural, family or identity link with Corsica:  Any natural person who has and will have to prove a direct or indirect attachment link (economic, social, cultural, family, historical or other) with Corsica.
Promotion of lingua corsa : it is ADVISED  to the holder of a .CORSICA domain name , in the event that he creates a website, to  create and maintain in Corsican language at least one page of his website in .CORSICA. 
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