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.IT Domain (Italy)

12.00 USD / year
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Launched in 1987 and managed by, .it (Italy) domains are one of the largest domains in the European Union, with more than 3.3 million registered domains.

The Italian territory is full of places with great stories from ancient times. It is a country that receives visitors of all nationalities because it is home to the Vatican. Which is a plus point to consider getting the .it ccTLD, where visitors will instantly identify your site as a local website, increasing their trust.

The .it domains have residency requirements: They can only be registered by citizens of the European Economic Area, the Vatican State, the Republic of San Marino and the Swiss Confederation.

Domain characteristics

General Information for the domain extension .it - Italy

Meaning of Extension .it is the official country domain (ccTLD) from Italy.
Minimum and maximum length 3 - 63 characters
Time of registration In real-time
Time of transfer 5 days
Registrar Transfer Yes, with Auth-Code
Trade Yes
Premium Domains No
Whois Privacy No
DNSSEC Supported Yes (DS)
Renewal Period 1Y
Registration Period 1Y
Cancellation Period 1 Day(s)
Supported IDN Tables latin
Renewal On Transfer Yes
Term transfer on Transfer No
No local contact needed
Data protection Caution advised: The personal data will be transferred to an EU jurisdiction or a jurisdiction that provides an adequate level of data protection according to the EU. In some cases we do not know how the registry in that country will treat the data of your customer, so in doubt consult a lawyer if you register domains for your customers. See GDPR chapter 5 and GDPR Article 49 for more information.
Registry Connection Directly
Trustee Service Yes (3 / 1 year)
Number of nameservers allowed 2 - 6


Nameserver reload times (CET):
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Notice for Transfers

For the transfer an auth code is required. Your current registrar will give you that code on request. The transfer will be processed within 1-2 days.

API Details

  • domain:create
  • domain:transfer
  • domain:trade
  • domain:update