About .in Domains
.IN Registry aka as NIXI (National Internet exchange of India)is the sponsor and GoDaddy Registry is our backend provider for the country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) .in extension that represents India.
Who can register .in domains?
Anyone can register .in, .co.in, .firm.in, .gen.in, .ind.in, .net.in, and .org.in domains on a first-come, first-served basis.
- .in — Intended for India businesses or individuals.
- .co.in — Intended for commercial entities.
- .firm.in — Intended for firms and companies.
- .gen.in — Intended for general use.
- .ind.in — Intended for private individuals.
- .net.in — Intended for network infrastructures, such as Internet Service Providers.
- .org.in — Intended for non-profit organizations.
When registering a .in domain, you must follow specific requirements.
- Must use: 3 - 63 Characters
- Can use: Letters (a-z characters), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (except in the 1st or last characters of the domain name)
- Cannot use: Special characters (e.g., & and #)
- IDNs: Not supported
- Registration length: 1 - 10 years
- Renewal length: 1 - 10 years
- Your .in domain name renews on its expiration date. Auto-renewal is attempted on the the domain name's expiration date. If the renewal attempt fails, we re-attempt renewal 10 days later. If the second renewal attempt fails, we try again 5 days after that.
- If we cannot auto-renew the domain name and you do not manually renew it by the 17th day after the expiration date, it must be redeemed. There might be a fee for the redemption. See Renew my expired domain for instructions on the redemption.
- For example: Your .in domain name expires on October 10. For automatic renewals, we attempt to renew the domain name on October 10, October 20, and October 25.
- Backorders: Not supported
- Transfers to GoDaddy: Supported
- Transfers away from GoDaddy: Supported
- Transfer Lock: Supported
- Transfers to another GoDaddy account: Supported
- Restricted for 10 days following registration.
- Basic privacy protection: Not supported
- Protection plan upgrades: Not supported
- Cash Parking: Not supported
- Contact Updates: Supported
- Must use: 2-13 Nameservers
- Can use: IPv4
- Cannot use: IPv6, DNSSEC
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- Check out our most common domain articles to get started with your .in domain.