Australasia ccTLDs
.NZ Registration

What domain extension is this?

.NZ is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for New Zealand.

What are the requirements & restrictions for this domain extension?

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

What kind of domain extension does WebNIC offer?

WebNIC currently offer .co.nz, .net.nz, .org.nz and .nz

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?

.nz 1 to 2 years
.co.nz, .net.nz & .org.nz 1 to 10 years

Can I delete a domain after registered?

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

What is the terms of renewal?

.nz 1 to 2 years
.co.nz, .net.nz & .org.nz 1 to 10 years

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

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

90 days
Renewal Grace Period
  NO
Redemption Grace Period
  3 days
Pending Delete

If partners did not renew or restore the domain name, it will be release for public re-registration approximately 93 days from the domain 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?

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

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

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