.koeln

TLD Description .koeln

Objectives of .koeln new gTld

To facilitate the digital communication of the koeln Community To provide a development platform for the digital environment of the koeln Community To create a strong image of koeln on Internet

who is eligible to register a .koeln?

Any particular, organisation or association acting in good faith in connection with the koeln community.

Eligible Criteria:

Residence in the koeln Area Business activity in the koeln Area Cultural and sport activity in the koeln Area or any other direct or indirect presence is generally accepted as legitimate in the koeln area

To facilitate the validation process, the applicant must include the domain intention of use, the administrative contact must also have the local address in the koeln community.

What .koeln is offering?

This new domain extension is a secure and global alternative for local institutions, companies, trademarks and users on Internet.

That allow us to be on line with a virtual space for public and private initiatives.

koeln registration phases.

1. Pioneer Name

A program based on a transparent registration process to any project that offer services or support to the community.

2. Registration applications

the application will me made during a sunrise and land rush phase. The system will allow multiple applications for a domain name, the concession will be made depending the priority types.

The different priority types are:

Public service, trademarks, civil society actors and other applicants, both of them demonstrating a connection with the koeln community.

3. General availability

The domain registration is made under the "first-come⁄first-served" principle a post-validation will also made.

Registration period, from 1 up to 10 years


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Requirements .koeln

05 September 2014

During GA, available .koeln domain names may be registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Prices are included in the GA fees.


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Features

To register .koeln domains you will have to complete an on-line registry form.
Allowed characters:
- Minimum: 1
- Maximum: 63
- Letters and numbers.
- Hyphens ("-"), Hyphens are not allowed before or after the domain name.
The registration is done for 1 to 10 years.

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How to renew

To renew .koeln domains, the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for 1 to 9 years.
The renewal period starts 30 days before the expiration date.
The .koeln domains also supports early renewal.

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How to transfer

To transfer a .koeln domain it is necessary:
- Auth code. This code must be facilitated by the actual registry.
- The domain must be un-locked for transfer. If so, you must contact the current registrar to un-lock the domain.
- More than 60 days of registration.
When a domain .koeln is transferred, it's renewed for another year. The process completes in 5 days maximum.
We suggest you transfer your domain name enough days before expiration in order to avoid your transfer being denied.

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Owner change

We can only make a holder trade of .koeln domains if Entorno Digita is a Registrar. Otherwise, the first thing we must do is transfer the domain to Entorno Digital.

In order to make the holder trade it can be done through the domain extranet. You can request it on the field “Holder Change”. Once the request is paid two emails will be sent automatically, one to the actual holder and another to the new one. By accepting both emails the Holder Trade will be done automatically.

The Holder Trade has a price of 50 euros for .koeln domain (price without VAT)

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Contacts update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .koeln domains through you control panel on our website, on the field “REGISTERED USER” on our website.
The changes are done at a real time and have no cost (Except owner change).