.CO.NO

What domain extension is this?

.CO.NO is specifically provided for users that aimed to purchase domain that ended with .NO, but with additional flexibility. However, it is not meant to replace .NO, and it is independent from the Norway registry. .CO.NO domain can be a valuable alternative in some cases.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

There are no restrictions on who can register a .CO.NO domain name. Any individual or organization from any country can register for a .CO.NO domain.

However, there are some names that has been reserved by the registry or restricted from registration. (Download reserved and restricted domain list).

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently only offer .CO.NO

What document is required for this domain extension?

No.

What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

Minimum 2 / Maximum 63 characters.

What is the terms of registration?

1 to 10 years.

According to the registry’s rules, a .CO.NO domain will be deleted and dropped into Redemption Grace Period 5 days prior to the expiry date on the WHOIS record. Therefore, partners are advised to refer the domain expiration date from the partner central.

Can I delete a domain after registered?

Yes.
You are allowed to delete the domain after registered, however, registration fee is not refundable.

What is the terms of renewal?

1 to 10 years.

How does the Domain Life Cycle work for this domain extension?

After a .CO.NO domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:

No
Renewal Grace
Period
  45 days
Redemption Grace Period
  No
Pending Delete

If partner did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately 45 days from the domain expiration date. Please note that domain re-registration is based on first-come, first-serve basis.

What is the procedure for transferring the domain registrar under this domain extension?

No.
Due to registrar transfer function for .CO.NO has yet launch. We will notify partners once this function is ready.

What is the procedure for transferring the domain reseller under this domain extension?

Yes.
Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .CO.NO domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

Please refer to Reseller Transfer for more detail information

Does WebNIC provide Internationalized Domain name (IDN) for this domain extension?

No, WebNIC does not provide IDN.CO.NO domain name at this moment.