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About .ORG domains

Public Interest Registry (PIR) is the sponsor and Donuts is the backend provider for the .org domain names.

Who can register .ORG domains?

Anyone can register .ORG domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

Registration restrictions

When registering a .ORG domain, you must follow specific requirements.

  • Must use: 1-63 characters
  • Can use: Letters (a-z characters), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (except in the 3rd or 4th characters of the domain name)
  • Cannot use: Special characters (e.g., & and #)
  • IDNs: Supported


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For details on refunds, see our refund policy. Most domains will follow the Standard Refund Terms, but certain domains may have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Review the information under Products with Special Refund Terms, and then select Domain Name Registrations/Renewals and Products Not Eligible for Refunds.

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