$450.00 / year

Sunrise starts 28 March 2023

Search and secure your .WATCHES domain:


You’re a watch connoisseur excited to share your passion with others. Whether you’re promoting your custom watchmaking business, displaying your collection of one-of-a-kind timepieces, or advertising your watch repair services, a .watches web address instantly signals your passion and expertise to other watch aficionados. Time is money, so make sure they can quickly find you with a memorable .watches web address.

Type: Generic

Status: Taking applications for SUNRISE.

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Launch Information

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

Phase Dates Allocation Cost Eligibility
Sunrise Starts
28 Mar '23 16:00
27 May '23 16:00
Domains will be allocated at the end of the Sunrise phase. If more than one application is received for a domain, the applications will be invited to participate a closed auction for the domain. $450.00 TMCH validated trademark
Early Access Period Day 1 Starts
31 May '23 16:00
1 Jun '23 16:00
First come, first served $14,250.00 None
Early Access Phase Day 2 Starts
1 Jun '23 16:00
2 Jun '23 16:00
First come, first served $3,850.00 None
Early Access Phase Day 3 Starts
2 Jun '23 16:00
3 Jun '23 16:00
First come, first served $1,680.00 None
Early Access Period Day 4 Starts
3 Jun '23 16:00
4 Jun '23 16:00
Frist come, first served $1,050.00 None
Early Access Period Day 5-7 Starts
4 Jun '23 16:00
7 Jun '23 16:00
First come, first served $490.00 None
General Availability Starts
7 Jun '23 16:00
First come, first served $350.00 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.

General Capabilities

Setting Detail
Type Unrestricted
Supports Internationalisation (IDN) Yes
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 5 days
Nameserver Limits No limit

Transfer Details

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


Action/Phase Price
General Availability $350.00
Transfer †* $350.00
Renewal $350.00
Sunrise †‡ $450.00
Landrush †‡ $350.00
Backorder $450.00
Restore †* $450.00

does not apply to premium domains

contact your account manager for phase-based pricing

* may not include renewal


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].