Domains Help

About .SYDNEY domains

State of New South Wales is the sponsor and ARI Registry Services is the backend provider for the .sydney extension.

Premium one- and two-letter .sydney domains will be sold at auction by Afternic. The time frame for the release of these domains, or if they will renew at the premium rate, has not yet been determined.

Registration periods

Phase Dates
General availability Begins December 29, 2015 at 17:00 UTC

These domain names can have up to 63 characters, with a minimum of 1 character, and can contain letters (a-z), numbers (0-9) and hyphens (except in the 3rd or 4th characters of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #.

Features Availability
Registration length 1 - 10 years
Renewal length 1 - 10 years
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Who can register .sydney domains?

Any resident or registered business located in New South Wales can register .sydney domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

Renewals

We'll attempt to auto-renew your .sydney domain on its expiration date. We'll park .sydney domain names after the first failed billing attempt. If the domain isn't renewed within 40 days following expiration, we cancel it and remove it from your account.

Refund details

For details on refunds, please visit GoDaddy's Refund Policy page. Most domains will follow the Standard Terms, but certain domains will have exceptions or may not be refundable at all. Look under BOTH of the following categories:

  • Products with Special Refund Terms (look under Domain Name Registrations/Renewals)
  • Products Not Eligible for Refunds

Nameserver requirements

Two nameservers are required for .sydney domains to resolve, and a maximum of 13 nameservers is allowed. DNSSEC, IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.

Want to buy a .sydney domain? Check here for details today!


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