.CO Domain Name Rules/Requirements

Domain Name related Rules

Common Domain Name Rules (Anchor: common)

  • .CO supports Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs).

  • .CO domain names support the following features:

    • Domain Theft Protection

    • For Resellers: Lock

    • For Resellers: Suspension

  • For Resellers: .CO domain names do not support the following features:

    • Bulk Lock/Unlock

    • Bulk Suspend/Unsuspend

  • When a .CO domain is restored there is a 5 day hold on the domain name wherein no modifications can be done to the domain.

Domain Name Registration (Anchor: reg)

  • Verve Logic provides Registration services under the below .CO TLDs (extensions):

    • .CO

    • .COM.CO

    • .NET.CO

    • .NOM.CO

  • Only Registrar .CO Internet S.A.S. provides Registration services under the below.CO TLDs:

    • .ORG.CO

    • .MIL.CO

    • .GOV.CO

    • .EDU.CO

  • Registration of .ORG.CO, .MIL.CO, .GOV.CO, .EDU.CO will remain pending until the Registrant submits the requested documentation to Registrar .CO Internet S.A.S.. 1

  • .CO, .COM.CO, .NET.CO, .NOM.CO, .ORG.CO domain names can be Registered for a period of 1 to 5 years.

  • A .CO domain name do not have any Money Back Grace Period.

  • There is a 60 day Transfer lock upon Registration of a .CO domain name.

  • .CO domain names do not support the Bulk Registration feature.

Domain Name Renewal (Anchor: ren)

  • Only .MIL.CO, .GOV.CO, .EDU.CO domain names are automatically renewed for a period of 5 years post their Expiry.

  • .CO, .COM.CO, .NET.CO, .NOM.CO, .ORG.CO domain names can be Renewed for a period of 1 to 5 years.

  • .CO, .COM.CO, .NET.CO, .NOM.CO, .ORG.CO domain names will continue to resolve to the actual website during the initial 5 days of the Renewal Grace Period. They would then be put on a temporary commercial Parking Page for the remainder of the Renewal Grace Period.

  • If .CO, .COM.CO, .NET.CO, .NOM.CO, .ORG.CO domain names are not renewed within 40 days after their Expiry, they are deleted.

    Upon Deletion of these domain names, they slip into Redemption Grace Period.

  • Redemption Grace Period for a .CO domain name is 15 days.

Domain Name Transfer (Anchor: trf)

  • Only .CO, .COM.CO, .NET.CO, .NOM.CO domain names can be transferred to another Registrar.

  • There is a 60 day Transfer lock upon Transfer of a .CO domain name.

  • .CO domain names do not support the Bulk Transfer feature.

Contact Details related Rules (Anchor: contact)

  • Accented character (á, é, í, ó, ú, ñ, ü) usage is supported in the case of creating/editing the following Contact fields:

    • Name

    • Company Name

    • Address

  • Privacy Protection feature is supported for the following .CO TLDs:

    • .CO

    • .COM.CO

    • .NET.CO

    • .NOM.CO

  • Bulk Privacy Protection and Bulk Modify features are not supported for .CO domain names.

Name Servers and Child Name Servers related Rules (Anchor: ns)

  • .CO domain names support 2 to 13 Name Servers.

  • There is no restriction to the number of Child Name Servers you may create for a .CO domain name.

  • There is no support for IPv6 addresses for .CO domain names.