.IT

What domain extension is this?

.IT is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Italy.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

  • Domain registrant must have local presence within Euro member states; Only individual and juridical persons residing in or belonging to a Euro member states are allowed to register the .it domain.
  • There are 2 types of .it domain registration which are company/corporation and individual.
  • In order to register a .it domain name, registrant must agree on the following registration terms and conditions.
    • The Registrant of the domain name in question, declares under their own responsibility that they are:
      • In possession of the citizenship or resident in a country belonging to the European Union (in the case of registration for natural persons);
      • Established in a country belonging to the European Union (in the case of registration for other organizations);
      • Aware and accept that the registration and management of a domain name is subject to the “Rules of assignment and management of domain names in ccTLD.it” and “Regulations for the resolution of disputes in the ccTLD.it” and their subsequent amendments;
      • Entitled to the use and/or legal availability of the domain name applied for, and that they do not prejudice, with the request for registration, the rights of others;
      • Aware that for the inclusion of personal data in the Database of assigned domain names, and their possible dissemination and accessibility via the Internet, consent must be given. See “The policy of the .it Registry in the Whois Database” on the website of the Registry;
      • Aware and agree that in the case of erroneous or false declarations in this request, the Registry shall immediately revoke the domain name, or proceed with other legal actions. In such case the revocation shall not in any way give rise to claims against the Registry;
      • Release the Registry from any liability resulting from the assignment and use of the domain name by the natural person that has made the request;
      • Accept Italian jurisdiction and laws of the Italian State.
    • The interested party, after reading the above disclosure, gives consent to the processing of information required for registration, as defined in the above disclosure. Giving consent is optional, but if no consent is given, it will not be possible to finalize the registration, assignment and management of the domain name.
    • The interested party, after reading the above disclosure, gives consent to the dissemination and accessibility via the Internet, as defined in the disclosure above. Giving consent is optional, but absence of consent does not allow the dissemination and accessibility of Internet data.
    • For explicit acceptance, the interested party declares that they are:
      • Aware and agree that the registration and management of a domain name is subject to the “Rules of assignment and management of domain names in ccTLD.it” and “Regulations for the resolution of disputes in the ccTLD.it “and their subsequent amendments;
      • Aware and agree that in the case of erroneous or false declarations in this request, the Registry shall immediately revoke the domain name, or proceed with other legal actions. In such case the revocation shall not in any way give rise to claims against the Registry;
      • Release the Registry from any liability resulting from the assignment and use of the domain name by the natural person that has made the request;
      • Accept the Italian jurisdiction and laws of the Italian State.
  • The DNS for a .IT domain must be able to create a DNS zone that containing at least SOA, NS and A records.
  • Nameservers for an .IT domain have to be correctly configured before the actual registration. The registry checks the Nameservers for a period of 30 days, else the registration will fail and the domain will be deleted by the registry without prior warning, and no refund will be provided. Please ensure that the following requirements are met:
    • The master server stated in the SOA of the zone must be one of the nameservers given with the domain application.
    • Each nameserver stated in the application must have a valid NS entry.

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently only offer .IT

What document is required for this domain extension?

Company Type Required Documents
Company and Corporation
  • Full name of the entitled person undersigning the application requested (will refer to the registrant first and last name)
  • Tax code or fiscal code
  • Full name of the company or corporation (will refer to Registrant organization name)
  • Main office Address (must be in EU) (will refer to registrant address)
  • Type of organization
    • Company
    • Business
    • Non-Profit Organization
    • Education
    • Legal Professional
    • Other
Individual
  • Full name of the entitled person undersigning the application requested (will refer to the registrant first and last name)
  • Tax code or fiscal code
  • Residence Address (must be in EU) (will refer to registrant address)

What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

Minimum 3 / Maximum 63 characters.

What is the terms of registration?

1 year.

Can I delete a domain after registered?

Yes. Partners are allowed to delete a .it domain name after registered, however, registration fee is not refundable.

What is the terms of renewal?

1 year.

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

After a .it domain was expired, it will go through below life cycle:

10 days
Renewal Grace
Period
  25 days
Redemption Grace Period
  No
Pending Delete

If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be release for public re-registration after 35 days from expiration date. Please note that domain
re-registration is on first-come, first-served basis.

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

No. Due to registrar transfer function for .it 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 .it 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.it domain name at this moment.