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.RIO Domain

40.24 USD / year
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Rio de Janeiro has its official .rio domain, recently launched in 2015. The Brazilian city is famous for its celebration of carnival and samba. Being so, one of the largest tourist destinations in Latin America.

According to studies, in 2020 e-commerce in Brazil grew 47% year-on-year in the first six months. It is becoming more and more important to have a presence on the Internet with your customers. Get your .rio domain and create new opportunities!

Domain characteristics

General Information for the domain extension .rio

Eligibility policy:
The .RIO domain owner needs to be either
* a legal entity incorporated in Brazil with headquarters, branch, franchisee or licensee located in the city of Rio de Janeiro with active record in the Cadastro Nacional das Pessoas Jurídicas of the Finance Ministry (CNPJ/MF), or
* an individual with fixed address in the city of Rio de Janeiro with active record in Cadastro das Pessoas Físicas of the Finance Ministry (CPF/MF).
Meaning of Extension .rio is one of the generic domain extensions (gTLD).
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 No
Premium Domains No
Whois Privacy No
DNSSEC Supported Yes (DS)
Renewal Period 1Y, 2Y, 3Y, 4Y, 5Y, 6Y, 7Y, 8Y, 9Y, 10Y
Registration Period 1Y, 2Y, 3Y, 4Y, 5Y, 6Y, 7Y, 8Y, 9Y, 10Y
Cancellation Period 1 Day(s)
Renewal On Transfer Yes
Term transfer on Transfer Yes
Local contact needed
Data protection Data has to be send in a jurisdiction without an adequate level of data protection as outlined by the EU. Fundamental rights like the right to be forgotten or erasure are not guaranteed. WHOIS is mostly exposed. If you want to go safe, use our WHOIS Privacy Service or Trustee, if available. See GDPR chapter 5 and GDPR Article 49 for more information.
Transfer lock has to be removed before a transfer can be started
Manual renewal possible
Number of nameservers allowed 0 - 13
The domain terms for .rio domains can be found at:

API Details

  • domain:create
    • BR-CPF
    • BR-CNPJ
  • domain:transfer
    • BR-CPF
    • BR-CNPJ
  • domain:update
    • BR-CPF
    • BR-CNPJ