About .ch Domains
The .ch country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) is an extension that represents Switzerland.
|Who can register .ch domains?||Anyone|
|Domain name restrictions||3-63 characters in length|
|Registration length||1 year|
|Renewal length||1 year|
|Renewal restrictions||Details below1|
|Nameserver requirements||Details below2|
|Transfers to GoDaddy||Supported|
|Account change||Not supported|
|Contact updates||Details below3|
|Expiration/redemption||Please contact customer support|
|Refund policy||See below4|
1 Renewal Restrictions
.ch domains will only renew via the auto renew feature. They cannot be manually renewed and will expire like normal if auto renew is turned off. There is no auto-renewal grace period. After the domain has fully expired, please contact our support team for assistance in restoring the domain.
Note: Billing attempts for .ch renewals happen 12 days prior to expiration, 5 days prior, and the day before expiration. The domain will stay active after failed billings until the final day of expiration.
2 Nameserver Requirements
|Minimum # of nameservers||0|
|Maximum # of nameservers||13|
Two nameservers are required for domains to resolve.
Nameserver updates can take up to 5 days to complete.
3 Contact Update Requirements
To change the registrant information on your .ch domain name (first name, last name or organization/company name), please contact our support department. All other contact information can be changed through the Domain Manager. See Change my domain contact information for information on making these changes.
Note: Domain names beginning or ending with hyphens, as well as domain names with hyphens in the third and fourth positions, are prohibited. For more information, check out the registry's website.
4 Refund Policy
For details on refunds, please visit GoDaddy's Refund Policy page.
Most domains will follow the Standard Terms, but certain domains will have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Look under BOTH of the following categories:
- Products with Special Refund Terms (look under Domain Name Registrations/Renewals)
- Products Not Eligible for Refunds