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Prices of domain names .rio

Domain Registration € 31,00
Change Domain Owner € 31,00
Domain Transfer (In) € 31,00
Changing Domain DNS Servers € 5,00

How to buy .rio domain name?

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.rio Domain Registration Price31,00

How to transfer .rio domain name?

Transferring your .rio domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .rio domain transfer into includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and powerful domain management system.

.rio Domain Transfer Price31,00Transfer

How do I renew a .rio domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .rio domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

.rio Domain Renew Price31,00Renew

Requirements for .rio Domain Registration

Are Individual domain registrations allowed?Yes
Company or legal entities registrations allowed for domain .rio?Yes
Are there requirements, documents, or information needed for?

Registration is limited to residents and organizations of Rio. A .rio domain owner needs to be either:

  • Legal entity incorporated in Brazil, with headquarters, branch, franchisee or licensee located in the city of Rio De Janeiro, with active record in "Cadastro Nacional das Pessoas Juídicas – CNPJ/MF" of the Finance Ministry.
  • An individual with fixed address in the city of Rio de Janerio, with active record in "Cadastro Nacional das Pessoas Juídicas – CNPJ/MF" of the Finance Ministry.

Domain names cannot make reference to unlawful activities, be harmful to the Rio City public image, or be visually confusing with an already registered .rio domain name or a reserved name.

Registrant must use the .rio domain only for lawful and non-abusive purposes. Providing sub-domain for any other organizations or individuals is not allowed. Registrant must make a website available and provide substantial content on that website. Generic pages, parking pages, under construction or advertisement pages are not allowed

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Yes
Are some .rio domain names restricted?

In accordance with ICANN schedule of reserved names the following are restricted: “EXAMPLE” shall be reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which Registry Operator makes registrations.Two-character labels: All two-character labels shall be initially reserved. The reservation of a two character label string may be released to the extent that Registry Operator reaches agreement with the government and country-code manager. The Registry Operator may also propose release of these reservations based on its implementation of measures to avoid confusion with the corresponding country codes. Tagged Domain Names: Labels may only include hyphens in the third and fourth position if they represent valid internationalized domain names in their ASCII encoding (for example "xn--ndk061n").Second-Level Reservations for Registry Operations: The following names are reserved for use in connection with the operation of the registry for the TLD. Registry Operator may use them, but upon conclusion of Registry Operator's designation as operator of the registry for the TLD they shall be transferred as specified by ICANN: NIC, WWW, IRIS and WHOIS. Country and Territory Names: The country and territory names contained in the following internationally recognized lists shall be initially reserved at the second level and at all other levels within the TLD at which the Registry Operator provides for registrations. Top Level Reserved Names: AFRINIC, IANA-SERVERS, NRO, ALAC, ICANN, RFC-EDITOR, APNIC, IESG, RIPE, ARIN, IETF, ROOT-SERVERS, ASO, INTERNIC, RSSAC, CCNSO, INVALID, SSAC, EXAMPLE, IRTF, TEST, GAC, ISTF, TLD, GNSO, LACNIC, WHOIS, GTLD-SERVERS, LOCAL, WWW, IAB, LOCALHOST, IANA, NIC, All International Olympic Committee names, All International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement names.

Yes
Does .rio domain have a special use?No
Other information I need to know about .rio?

Registrant must use the .rio domain only for lawful and non-abusive purposes. Providing sub-domain for any other organizations or individuals is not allowed. Registrant must make a website available and provide substantial content on that website. Generic pages, parking pages, under construction or advertisement pages are not allowed

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No
Are there any additional fees for .rio?No
Do I need a trademark/brand name to register .rio?No
Private Registration Service Available?No
Trustee / Proxy service offered? Fees?No

FAQs for .rio

What is the registration term allowed for .rio domain names?

.rio domain names are available for 1-10 years.

What are the characters and valid character lengths for .rio domain names?

Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 3 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.rio); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.rio).

How long does it take to register .rio domain name?

The domain registration time frame for .rio during general availability is 24 Hours.

Trustee Service for .rio domain

Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension.

How do I host my .rio domain name?

offers hosting and email service for .rio. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.

Private Registration

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What is the potential recovery period for the .rio domain?

Is there a grace period for renewal of my .rio domain name? Grace period is 40 days. You can renew your .rio domain for 40 days after expiration without incurring an additional fee, however your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. 

Is there a redemption period for .rio domain names? Redemption period lasts 30 days after the grace period. You can renew your .rio domain for an additional .

.rio Domains Dispute & Policy

.rio is a top level domain (TLD) regulated by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). You, as a registrant of .rio names or any other ICANN-sponsored names, are bound by the ICANN Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) and Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP). You may find information about these policies in the below provided links.

The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at: www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/policy The Uniform Rapid Suspension Procedure and Rules, available at: newgtlds.icann.org/en/announcements-and-media/announcement-05mar13-en The Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy, available at: www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/tdrp

Some registries may have additional dispute resolutions policies and services including Sunrise Dispute Resolution Policies. Contact our customer service for additional assistance.

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