.MOBI

What domain extension is this?

.MOBI is the top-level domain (ccTLD) short for mobile which is the mobile user experience, it is the top level domain dedicated to delivering the internet and services to the mobile phone

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

There are no restrictions on who can register .mobi domain name, it can be register by any individual or business in any country.

However, any sites placed at a .mobi domain must meet mandatory standards for compatibility with mobile devices; registrant must ensure that any site using a .mobi domain name:

  • Is built using compliant mobile code and Valid XHTML Mobile Profile;
  • Responds to requests from mobile devices at it’s primary URL (e.g: example.mobi);
  • Do not use frames; Please refer to the .mobi Web Developer Guide for further guidelines.

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently offer .mobi

What document is required for this domain extension?

No.

What is the length limitation for this domain extension?

3 to 63 characters.

What is the term of registration?

1 to 10 years.

Can I delete a domain after registered?

Yes, Partners are allowed to delete a .mobi domain name after registered. However the registration fee is not refundable.

According to ICANN latest gTLDs’ Add Grace Period (AGP) deletion policy which does not allow the refund of deleted domain during the Add Grace Period. Therefore, with effective 1st April 2009, all gTLDs domains (.com/.net/.org/.info/.biz/.name/.mobi/.asia/.travel) that are deleted during the AGP will not be refunded.

What is the term of renewal?

1 to 10 years.

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

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

40 days
Renewal Grace
Period
  30 days
Redemption Grace Period
  5 days
Pending Delete

If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be released for public re-registration approximately 75 days from the domain expiration date. Please note that domain re-registration is on first-come, first-served basis.

Can I transfer the domain registrar under this domain extension?

Yes, Partners are allowed to initiate registrar transfer for .mobi domain name. Please note that domain will be extended for 1 year after completion.

Can I transfer the domain reseller under this domain extension?

Yes, Partners are allowed to initiate reseller transfer for .mobi 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.mobi domain name at this moment.