About .ru Domains
RU-Center is the sponsor and Hexonet aka 1 Api GmbH is our backend provider for the country-code top-level domain name (ccTLD) .ru extension that represents Russia
Who can register .ru domains?
Anyone can register a .ru domain, however, if the registrant or admin contact is an organization/company located in Russia, they have to submit their taxpayer's identification number (10-digit number), company registration number (9-digit number), and registrant name.
Additionally, anyone who registers a .ru domain must include their birthdate (YYYY-MM-DD), and the passport number, date, and location.
Registrants do not have the right to sell or transfer the domain name to any party for profit.
- .com.ru — Intended for commercial entities
- .net.ru — Intended for network infrastructures, such as Internet Service Providers (ISPs)
- .org.ru — Intended for noncommercial entities
|Registration Length||1 year|
|Renewal Length||1 year1|
|Transfers To||Not Supported|
|Account Change||Not Supported|
|Protected Registration||Not Supported|
|Private Registration (DBP)||Not Supported|
|Cash Parking||Not Supported|
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:
|Custom Nameserver Requirement|
1 Renewal restrictions
Renewals are allowed anytime between 61 days prior to expiration and 3 days prior to expiration. For assistance renewing .RU outside of this time frame, please reach out to our award-winning GoDaddy Guides for help.
2Transfer Away requirements
RU-Center, our partner in offering .RU domains, requires you make all transfer away requests directly with them. Here's more information on the transfer process via RU-Center.
3Contact update requirements
To change the registrant information on your .ru domain name, please reach out to our award-winning GoDaddy Guides for help. All other contact information can be changed through the Domain Manager in your GoDaddy account.
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