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TLD Description .rio

Objectives of .rio new gTld

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

who is eligible to register a .rio?

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

Eligible Criteria:

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

What .rio 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.

rio 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 rio 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 .rio


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Additional services

- With the purchase of your .rio domain you can select our DNS servers for the activation of your ".rio" domain.

- Entorno puts at your disposal with .rio domain registration a wide range of services of hosting, virtual servers and SSL certificates.

- If you are interested in recovering or monitoring a domain .rio you can check our corporate services section.

- When buying web domain with the .rio extension we can help you in your online presence project with opensource applications such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc. or custom projects hosted on your .rio web domain


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Features

To register .rio 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 .rio 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 .rio domains also supports early renewal.

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How to transfer

To transfer a .rio 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 .rio 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 .rio 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 .rio domain (price without VAT)

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Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .rio 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).