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Cost
$52.70 / year

Current Phase: Community Sunrise

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About .KIDS


.kids is the only child-centric TLD on the Internet with kids’ best interests at heart. 

A .kids domain lets kids and parents know that you care enough to choose a safer, more trustworthy and positive online experience for children.

Type: Generic

Status: Taking registrations for GA.


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Launch Information


All times are UTC and 24-clock, unless otherwise stated.

Phase Dates Allocation Cost Eligibility
TMCH Sunrise Starts
11 Aug '22 16:00
Ends
14 Sep '22 15:59
First come, first served $221.00 TMCH Validation
Community Sunrise Starts
20 Sep '22 16:00
Ends
19 Oct '22 15:59
First come, first served $52.70 To be eligible to submit a Registration Request in the Community Sunrise Period, an applicant must represent a not-for-profit organisation, institution, or charity with a main mission of championing children's rights, children's well-being, education or child welfare. Corporate initiatives supporting children's rights and welfare that is not separately registered as a not-for-profit organisation are not eligible for the Community Sunrise Period, but may utilise the Pioneer Domains Period to submit their Registration Requests.

Domain names registered during the Community Sunrise phase must correspond to the Exact Match or an Acceptable Match of the name of the organisation registration documentation under its governing jurisdiction. Exceptions for spaces, punctuation marks, special character sand omissions of the term "kids" or "children" (and their variations) may be made for an Acceptable Match.

The registry may request documentation to prove eligibility during the Community Sunrise phase.

Unsuccessful Community Sunrise Registration Requests will be automatically considered in the Pioneer Domains Period as a Pioneer Domain Registration Request
Pioneer Domains Starts
19 Oct '22 16:00
Ends
29 Nov '22 15:59
First come, first served $52.70 Eligibility to submit a Registration Request under Pioneer Domains Period is open to any applicant on a first come, first served basis. Applicants are to submit a concise description (less than 200 words) on the plan to use and promote the Domain Name Applied For (Proposal). The Proposal should affirm that it will adhere to the .KIDS Guiding Principles. The .KIDS Pioneer Domain registered must enter into active usage (e.g. website, email, redirection to relevant content, web services, etc.) in accordance with the Proposal within 60 calendar days upon registration. The Proposal, the Organisation name along with the Domain Name Applied For will be posted publicly on the Registry website during the Pioneer Domains Objection Period.

The registry reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine what domains can be applied for during the Pioneer Domains Period.
General Availability Starts
29 Nov '22 16:00
First come, first served $52.70 None

General Remarks


Reserved Domain Names

Some domain names are reserved names; these are names which are ineligible for registration due to ICANN restrictions or Registry Operator designation. Certain Domain names have been classified as Premium and will be sold at higher prices. If you wish to apply for a Premium domain name, please email [email protected] to process your application.


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General Capabilities


Setting Detail
Type Unrestricted
Supports Internationalisation (IDN) No
Supports DNSSEC Yes
Supports Backorders Yes
Supports Privacy Yes
Supports API Access Yes
Supports Dispute Resolution Yes
Subject to ICANN Guidelines Yes
Maximum Registration Period 10 years

Registration Details - Unrestricted


Setting Detail
Registration Wait Time Instant
Requires Local Presence No
Maximum Registration Period 10 years
Refund Grace Period 0 days
Nameserver Limits No limit

Transfer Details


Setting Detail
Supports Transfer Yes
Requires Transfer Passwords Yes
Transfer Mode Transfer and Renew

Prices


Action/Phase Price
General Availability $52.70
Transfer †* $52.70
Renewal $52.70
Sunrise †‡ $52.70
Landrush †‡ $52.70
Backorder $156.40
Restore †* $102.00

does not apply to premium domains

contact your account manager for phase-based pricing

* may not include renewal

Disclaimer


The above information is provided by registry operators and/or other third parties and may change without further notice. Prior to relying on the aforesaid information, we recommend seeking confirmation by emailing [email protected].