Brief regulationsDomain .io (British Indian Ocean Territory). No restrictions
All presented fees for .io domains are Net value, tax excluded, and apply to 1 year upkeep
VAT tax in local rate will be applied to the subjects based in the European Union which are not registered as an active VAT EU entities and to all subjects from Poland
Information regarding registration of .IO domains
How to register .IO domainIn order to register British Indian Ocean Terr. .io domain name, enter your chosen domain, together with it's .io extension in a search box above and check if it's available by clicking Search. You may also contact our Support directly and let us know the domain name you are interested in for manual check.
Frequently Asked Questions
for .IO domains
Are there any British Indian Ocean Terr. registry's restrictions in force when ordering .io domain?
No. In general there are no additional requirements in order to register .io domains
Is the local company in the British Indian Ocean Territory required in order to register .io domain?
No. In order to buy .io domain there is no need in having a local company registered in the British Indian Ocean Territory
Is the local administrative contact in the British Indian Ocean Territory required in order to register .io domain?
No. You don't have to assign any local contact for .io domain in the British Indian Ocean Territory
I already own British Indian Ocean Terr. trademark which is identical to my chosen .io domain, or own any other active trademarks, would this help me in aquiring .io domain?
No. Registered British Indian Ocean Terr. trademarks or other trademarks do not have any major impact on .io domain registration possibilities in the British Indian Ocean Territory
Can I register any domain name with .io ending?
Yes. Any names are allowed within .io zone (including generic and dictionary words), however registry in the British Indian Ocean Territory may have a list of forbidden domains and registration of such names would not be possible
Can I register British Indian Ocean Terr. domain .io with non-standard ASCII characters (IDN)?
No. Currently it is not possible to register .io domains with non-standard characters outside ASCII alphabet.
If you still want to register .io domain (IDN) with national non-standard characters, please contact us
What is the minimum and maximum length of a domain name with .io ending?
British Indian Ocean Terr. domains must consist between the minimum 3 and maximum of 63 characters
Is there any limit in the amount of .io domains that could be registered in the British Indian Ocean Territory?
No. Domain registry in the British Indian Ocean Territory allows an unlimited amount of registered .io domains per single entity
Is there any way to check who is the owner of previously registered .io domain?
You could try to check whois server response in British Indian Ocean Terr. registry WHOIS database for chosen .io domain
Our free .io whois tool is available here:
Are there any other British Indian Ocean Terr. alternatives for the .io TLD?
Unfortunately currently in our offer there are no alternative domains available in the British Indian Ocean Territory
The information regarding domains .io in the British Indian Ocean Territory presented on this page and .io TLD prices are not an offer in the meaning of the Civil Code. Displayed data and British Indian Ocean Terr. .io domain logo are for information purposes only.
In case of any questions or issues with .io domain registration in the British Indian Ocean Territory please contact us!
Available payment methods
We accept the following payment methods for .io domains:
- wire bank transfer
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- credit cards, online payments, PayPal